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Blood pressure is a measurement of the force and amount of blood your heart pumps, but a strong force of blood can be harmful to the tiny blood vessels in the kidneys. High blood pressure medicine can help lower the force of blood and is sometimes even prescribed to those without hypertension to help preserve kidney function. Learn about blood pressure medicines and how they may help protect your kidneys.