High Blood Pressure Related Diseases & Conditions

Medical conditions are often related to other diseases and conditions. Our doctors have compiled a list of ailments related to the topic of High Blood Pressure. These conditions may be a cause or symptom of High Blood Pressure or be a condition for which you may be at increased risk.

  • Stroke A stroke results from impaired oxygen delivery to brain cells via the bloodstream. A stroke is also referred to as a CVA, or...learn more »
    In This Article
    Stroke Article
    • Stroke facts
    • What is a stroke?
    • What causes a stroke?
    • What are the risk factors for stroke?
    • What is a transient ischemic attack (TIA)?
    • What is the impact of strokes?
    • What are stroke symptoms?
    • What should be done if you suspect you or someone else is having a stroke?
    • How is a stroke diagnosed?
    • What is the treatment of a stroke?
    • Is surgical treatment done for strokes?
    • What complications can occur after a stroke?
    • What can be done to prevent a stroke?
    • What is in the future for stroke treatment?
  • Palpitations Palpitations are unpleasant sensations of irregular and/or forceful beating of the heart. Palpitations can be relieved in many...learn more »
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    Palpitations Article
    • Palpitations facts
    • What are palpitations?
    • What is the normal heartbeat?
    • What are symptoms of arrhythmias?
    • What are the causes of arrhythmias?
    • How are palpitations evaluated?
    • What is the treatment for palpitations?
  • Moles Moles are small skin growths that may appear flat or raised and are often tan, brown, black, reddish brown, or skin colored. They...learn more »
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    Moles Article
    • Moles facts
    • What are moles?
    • What causes moles, and what are risk factors for developing moles?
    • What types of moles are there?
    • What are liver spots or age spots?
    • What are seborrheic keratoses?
    • Who is more prone to getting moles?
    • Does having more moles increase one's chance of getting melanoma?
    • Do moles ever disappear spontaneously?
    • Which skin cancers look like moles?
    • How can moles be prevented?
    • How can moles be treated? What are different types of mole removal?
    • Is there a blood test or X-ray to diagnose moles?
  • Heart Disease Heart disease (coronary artery disease) is caused by a buildup of cholesterol deposits in the coronary arteries. Risk factors for...learn more »
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    Heart Disease Article
    • Heart disease facts
    • Introduction to heart disease
    • What are the risk factors for heart disease?
    • What are the symptoms of heart disease?
    • How is heart disease diagnosed?
    • Electrocardiogram (ECG or EKG)
    • Stress testing
    • Echocardiography
    • Perfusion studies
    • Computerized tomography
    • Heart catheterization or coronary angiography
    • What is the treatment for heart disease?
    • Prevention of heart disease
    • Modifying risk factors for heart disease
    • Medications for heart disease
    • Angioplasty and stents for heart disease
    • Surgery for heart disease
  • Aneurysm An aneurysm is a weakened area of a blood vessel that causes ballooning or bulging. Rapid diagnosis and treatment of an aneurysm...learn more »
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    Aneurysm Article
    • Brain Aneurysm Overview
    • Brain Aneurysm Causes
    • Brain Aneurysm Symptoms
    • When to Seek Medical Care
    • Brain Aneurysm Diagnosis
    • The Glascow Coma Scale
    • Brain Aneurysm Other Exams and Tests
    • Brain Aneurysm Treatment
    • Brain Aneurysm Self-Care at Home
    • Brain Aneurysm Medical Treatment
    • Brain Aneurysm Medications
    • Brain Aneurysm Follow-up
    • Brain Aneurysm Prevention