The goal of treating hypertension is to reduce blood pressure to within the normal range and maintain it there while keeping any adverse effects of medical treatment to a minimum. The main goal is to avoid and reduce the complications of hypertension. Management of hypertension involves lifestyle changes and medication.
Specific treatments include the following:Lifestyle changesMedicationsAlternative and complementary therapies
- Reviewer: Michael J. Fucci, DO
- Review Date: 09/2013 -
- Update Date: 09/30/2013 -