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Control through medication

ARBs A-Z

Angiotensin II receptor blockers inhibit the effects of angiotensin II and prevent the constriction of blood vessels and retention of salt and water, thus lowering blood pressure.

ACE inhibitors A-Z

Angiotensin-converting enzyme (ACE) inhibitors, are vasodilators that work by preventing the formation of angiotensin II.

Centrally-acting drugs A-Z

Centrally-acting drugs act on the central nervous system and cause blood vessels to relax and blood pressure to decrease.

Alpha blockers A-Z

Alpha blockers inhibit the effect of norepinephrine, a hormone that causes constriction of blood vessels.

Diuretics A-Z

Diuretics work on the kidneys, cause salt and water to be eliminated, relax the arteries and result in a reduction in blood pressure.

Beta-blockers A-Z

Beta-blockers have been used for a long time to treat hypertension.

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