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Treating Hypertension

There are many medications that are successful in lowering blood pressure & treating hypertension but like all medications there are possible effects.

If you’re suffering from hypertension and lifestyle changes don’t lower your blood pressure enough, your doctor may recommend medication. In this video, Dr. Holly Atkinson explains how some of the more popular medicines like diuretics, beta-blockers, and ACE inhibitors work.

 

 

Dr Holly Atkinson

This video features Dr Holly Atkinson. Dr. Holly Atkinson specializes in Internal Medicine and is an award-winning medical journalist. She is also an Assistant Professor in the Department of Preventive Medicine as well as Assistant Clinical Professor in the Department of Medicine at Mt. Sinai Hospital.

Duration: 2:47. Last Updated On: Nov. 8, 2017, 6:14 p.m.
Reviewed by: Dr Holly Atkinson, Dr Supriya Jain, Dr. Preeti Parikh, . Review date: Aug. 26, 2012
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