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Olmetec Drug Information

Friday, November 2nd, 2018

Olmetec is a blood pressure drug prescribed to patients suffering from hypertension. When used regularly, the medication can help decrease blood pressure and reduce the risk of kidney problems, heart attack, and stroke. The active substance in Olmetec – olmesartan – improves the blood flow by relaxing the blood vessels.

Nebilet Drug Information

Thursday, November 1st, 2018

Nebilet is a medication used in patients with high blood pressure and hypertension. When taken regularly, Nebilet helps maintain healthy blood pressure levels and helps to reduce the risk of heart attack, kidney problems, and stroke.

New Triple Pill Is More Effective At Controlling Blood Pressure

Friday, August 17th, 2018

A new drug might change the way hypertension is currently treated, after a recent clinical trial confirmed its efficacy and safety. This new drug is actually a combination of 3 current hypertension drugs: amlodipine, chlorthalidone, and telmisartan. These 3 drugs are present in a low but not equal dose in this new drug, which was […]

Hypertension in Elderly Might Increase Alzheimer Disease Risk

Tuesday, July 24th, 2018

High blood pressure in elderly is linked to greater risk of developing Alzheimer’s, hints a new research after it found that older people living with high blood pressure or hypertension are more likely to have plaques and tangles in the brain, both of which are widely-recognized as primary Alzheimer’s markers. We all know hypertension is […]

Consuming Grilled Meat Regularly Might Increase Blood Pressure

Monday, March 19th, 2018

According to a new study, regularly eating grilled meat might not be healthy. In this study, the researchers noted that people who ate grilled meat or fish regularly were more likely to have hypertension or high blood pressure than others. High blood pressure is often referred as the silent killer because it doesn’t have any […]

Fruits & Veggies Cannot Offset Blood Pressure Increasing Effects of Too Much Salt

Wednesday, March 7th, 2018

Is it possible to offset high intake of salt by eating lots of vegetables and fruits? The answer is no, according to a new study. It is no secret that high intake of salt significantly increases the risk of developing high blood pressure (also known as hypertension). In this condition the pressure in the blood […]

Potassium is no less important than sodium for controlling blood pressure

Thursday, April 6th, 2017

High sodium consumption is a crucial dietary factor for hypertension or high blood pressure. However, new research suggests potassium intake is just as important. Hypertension is referred by health experts across the world as a silent killer, because it has no obvious signs that indicate something’s amiss. Nearly one billion people in the world have […]

Yoga is Good for Blood Pressure

Sunday, December 11th, 2016

It is estimated about 30 percent of people in the U.S. have prehypertension. A recently-concluded study reveals that doing yoga for an hour daily lowers blood pressure. The study also claimed that regular yoga might also minimize the risk of developing hypertension in people with prehypertension. According to data available, no fewer than 75 million […]

Acupuncture Reduced Blood Pressure, A New Study Finds

Monday, October 31st, 2016

Can acupuncture be used for treating clinical hypertension? A new study says yes, it can. This is the first study to show the changes electroacupuncture produces at the molecular levels to reduce blood pressure in patients diagnosed with high blood pressure. The researchers found that electroacupuncture increases the activity of a specific opioid that regulates […]

High Blood Pressure in Middle Years Linked to Cognitive Decline

Monday, October 10th, 2016

Having high blood pressure or hypertension, particularly in middle age, puts you at a greater risk of cognitive deficit in later years, according to a new study. Hypertension is a common health problem in the US. It is estimated that no fewer than 75 million adults suffer from it. People with high blood pressure have […]

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