Individuals with high blood pressure often require medication to bring it to a target range; however, lifestyle changes are also beneficial, according to NIHSeniorHealth. Changes in diet, lower stress and getting two and... More » Health Conditions & Diseases Cardiac Health

Doctors and health care professionals can lower a person's blood pressure immediately using intravenous medications during a hypertensive emergency, according to WebMD. Medications known as direct vasodilators dilate blo... More »

Thirty and 60 minutes of exercise on most days of the week can lower blood pressure by up to 9 millimeters of mercury, according to Mayo Clinic. Patients may also control blood pressure by limiting sodium consumption to ... More » Health Conditions & Diseases Cardiac Health

The majority of those afflicted by high blood pressure, which is also called hypertension, experience no symptoms at all, even when blood pressure reaches dangerous levels. Those who do experience symptoms may have chest... More »

Bronchitis, especially chronic bronchitis, can lead to high blood pressure, according to PDRhealth. Pulmonary hypertension results from chronic bronchitis, which causes the heart to work harder, contributing to various h... More »

The precise way people develop high blood pressure, known as hypertension, is unknown, according to WebMD. However, there are several risk factors for the disease, including obesity or excess weight, smoking, family hist... More »

There are normally no signs of high blood pressure, unless blood pressure is checked manually, but someone with extremely high or dangerous blood pressure levels may have irregular heartbeats, dizziness or severe headach... More »