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Get a Handle on High Blood Pressure

If you are diagnosed with high blood pressure (hypertension), you will probably be given a prescription for medication. When determining the medication that is best for you, your physician will consider numerous factors, including your family and personal medical history, age, weight, lifestyle, and other health conditions you have.

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8. Helping Yourself

This is an exciting time for Alzheimer’s drug development, but that doesn’t mean you should sit back and wait until new drugs become available. Take proactive steps today to preserve your memory and prevent dementia. There is good evidence that just by making better choices each day, like eating right,

Side Effects of Blood Pressure Meds

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

More Effective Heart-Failure Drug in the Works

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

Beat High Blood Pressure with Drug Therapy Individualized for You

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

Hypertension Guidelines for Children and Teens

Hypertension Guidelines for Children and Teens

Your child has been diagnosed with high blood pressure. You know you need to do something, but you’re not quite sure where to begin. Do you start your child on a pharmaceutical drug or are there natural remedies you can employ?

Hypertension Guidelines for Children and Teens

Your child has been diagnosed with high blood pressure. You know you need to do something, but you’re not quite sure where to begin. Do you start your child on a pharmaceutical drug or are there natural remedies you can employ?

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