Submitted by Dr T on October 23, 2010 – 12:32pm
The treatment of high blood pressure depends on a lot of factors that need first evaluation by your doctor. I cannot judge from here what is best for you, for instance don’t understand why your heart rate is fast. Most doctors prescribe a combination of a diuretic in combination with another drug such as a beta blocker or ACE inhibitor (the last one works well in Diabetics).
Look here for more information on hypertension:
Before treatment you need to have blood & urine tests, a Chest Xray and an EKG to check your heart rhythm:
No treatment should be started without a change in life style:
This is all information to prevent heart disease & stroke. To check your risk:
Hope this helps,