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Life-saving antihypertensive drugs are widely used to lower blood pressure linked with damage to the brain, eyes, heart, arteries and bodily organs. They also prevent injury or death from stroke or heart attack. However, antihypertensive medications can cause mental and physical side effects, some of which may seriously affect vulnerable
Cardiologists are closely watching clinical trials of the first new drug in years to treat heart failure.
The drug—known only as LCZ696—is the first in a brand-new class of medications called angiotensin-receptor blockers/neprilysin inhibitors (ARNIs). These drugs use a unique mode of action to relax blood vessels and eliminate excess fluid
If you have been hospitalized with heart failure, were you referred to cardiac rehabilitation at discharge?
Chances are, you weren’t. A study of more than 105,000 heart-failure patients at 338 sites participating in the Get With the Guidelines-Heart Failure program found that only one-tenth of eligible patients were actually prescribed cardiac
A diagnosis of high blood pressure is usually accompanied by a prescription for an antihypertensive medication. But, with a wide range of blood pressure-lowering drugs available, how do you know if you’re starting out with the right one?
The simple answer is that if the medication lowers your blood pressure without
For the elderly, the risk of falls and hip fractures almost doubles after starting blood pressure medication. The good news is it’s never too late to include natural remedies for osteoporosis and blood pressure without the risky side effects!