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.

  • Erectile Dysfunction (Impotence) Impotence, also known as erectile dysfunction, is a common problem among men characterized by the consistent inability to...learn more »
    In This Article
    Erectile Dysfunction (Impotence) Article
    • Erectile dysfunction facts
    • What is erectile dysfunction?
    • How common is erectile dysfunction?
    • What is normal penis anatomy?
    • How does erection occur?
    • How is erection sustained?
    • What are some of the risk factors for erectile dysfunction?
    • What are the causes of erectile dysfunction?
    • How is erectile dysfunction diagnosed?
    • What are the treatments for erectile dysfunction?
    • What medications are used to treat erectile dysfunction?
    • Oral phosphodiesterase type 5 (PDE5) inhibitors
    • Sildenafil (Viagra)
    • Vardenafil (Levitra)
    • Tadalafil (Cialis)
    • Intracavernosal injections
    • Intraurethral suppositories
    • How effective is testosterone in treating erectile dysfunction?
    • Can low testosterone level be replaced?
    • Vacuum devices
    • Surgery for erectile dysfunction
    • What will the future bring for erectile dysfunction?
  • 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 »
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    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?
  • 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
  • Stress Everyone is familiar with stress. We experience it in varying forms and degrees every day. In small doses, stress can actually be...learn more »
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    Stress Article
    • Stress Overview
    • Stress Causes
    • Stress Symptoms
    • When to Seek Medical Care for Stress
    • Stress Diagnosis
    • Stress Treatment
    • Self-Care at Home
    • Medical Treatment
    • Follow-up
    • Stress Prevention
    • Stress Prognosis
    • For More Information on Stress
    • Web Links
    • Authors and Editors
  • Pregnancy Pregnancy occurs when an egg is fertilized by a sperm, grows inside a woman's uterus (womb), and develops into a baby. In humans,...learn more »
    In This Article
    Pregnancy Article
    • Pregnancy Overview
    • Pregnancy Causes
    • Pregnancy Symptoms
    • When to Seek Medical Care
    • Questions to Ask the Doctor
    • Pregnancy Tests
    • Pregnancy Treatment
    • Pregnancy Self-Care at Home
    • Pregnancy Medical Treatment
    • Pregnancy Medications
    • Pregnancy Follow-up
    • Pregnancy Prevention
    • Pregnancy Prognosis
    • Author and Editor

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