In-depth

Lifestyle and home remedies

Aerobic exercise

Quit-smoking strategies

Whole grains

Symptoms

Shortness of breath

Tests and diagnosis

Chest X-rays

CT scan

Echocardiogram

Genetic testing

Treatments and drugs

Angiotensin II receptor blockers

Angiotensin II receptor blockers, sometimes called angiotensin II inhibitors, treat a variety of conditions, such as high blood pressure, heart failure and scleroderma.

Beta blockers

Beta blockers treat a variety of conditions, such as high blood pressure, glaucoma and migraines. Find out more about dosing and side effects.

Statins

Jan. 18, 2018
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