I am experiencing high blood pressure (hypertension). The following also describes me: Obesity. What should I do?
May need medications. Hi, Thank you for your question. If you run increased blood pressures on a regular basis over 150/90 then you should be treated with medications to lower your blood pressure to help prevent complications. Hope that helps..contact me if you have any other questions :-) Dr. M.
Many Groups. There are many groups of different meds which work the same way.Iwill list the groups and one or two exaples 1Beta Blockers like Atenolol and propranolol 2ACE iNIBITERS like Lisnopril and Caotopril 3Calcium Channel Blockers like Amlodipin and Cardizem 4 Angiotensin Receptor Blockers like Losartan and Valsartan 5 Peripheral Vasular Dilaters like Hydralazine&clonidin 6Renin Antagonist like Aliskiren. Read more...