Hypertension or high blood pressure if not appropriately treated increases your risk of heart disease, kidney disease and stroke. Studies have show that appropriate treatment of hypertension helps to protect important organs, like the brain, heart, and kidneys from damage.
But no single medication is known to work for everyone with hypertension or control BP adequately in everyone. Many people need more than one medication to control BP appropriately. You have to follow up regularly with your doctor after antihypertensive drug therapy is initiated for adjustment of medications as required.
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