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.



Holly Atkinson, MD

This video features Holly Atkinson, MD. Dr. Atkinson specializes in internal medicine and is an award-winning medical journalist.

Duration: 2:47. Last Updated On: April 3, 2018, 2:35 p.m.
Reviewed by: Holly Atkinson, MD, Dr Supriya Jain, Preeti Parikh, MD . Review date: Aug. 26, 2012
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