What is hypertension?

High blood pressure (hypertension) is characterised by a higher force of blood in vessels known as arteries in the body. This high force causes an elevated risk for several other health conditions. Through Pharmacy Planet, people with high blood pressure or in need of hypertension medicine can get a prescription for high blood pressure drugs from a medical provider.

How to lower high blood pressure?

In addition to taking medicines for hypertension under the guidance of a doctor, there is a lot you can do to lower your blood pressure. Several lifestyle changes can help manage hypertension and overcome future health risks — some recommended lifestyle changes to reduce hypertension include, losing weight and lowering sodium intake in the diet. Reducing alcohol intake, getting regular exercise, and meditating daily also helps to lower high blood pressure.

What causes high blood pressure?

Risk factors for hypertension include ageing, ethnicity, alcohol intake, and use of tobacco. Family history and stress may also lead to high blood pressure as can a high sodium diet. Specific types of medications can also cause a person's blood pressure to shoot.

Irbesartan Tablets:

This medicine is used to treat hypertension and to help protect the kidneys from damage. Reducing high blood pressure helps prevent heart attacks, strokes, and kidney problems. Irbesartan belongs to angiotensin receptor blocker (ARB) drugs. These drugs relax blood vessels so that blood can flow more easily.

You can also buy carvedilol tablets as an alternative to treat high blood pressure (hypertension). Carvedilol works by blocking the action of specific natural substances in your body, like epinephrine, on the heart and blood vessels. It belongs to a class of drugs known as alpha and beta-blockers and used to lower blood pressure.