Tackling high blood pressure and high LDL (bad) cholesterol

High blood pressure (also referred to as HBP or hypertension) is a condition in which your blood pressure, the force of blood flowing through your blood vessels, is consistently too high. Under the new guidelines in 2017 from the American Heart Association and the American College of Cardiology, anyone with a blood pressure of 130/80Continue reading “Tackling high blood pressure and high LDL (bad) cholesterol”

Common blood pressure drugs could RAISE blood pressure

Imagine taking a drug to lower your high blood pressure, only to find that it has made the problem worse! That’s exactly what researchers at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University found out in a study published in August 2010. They discovered that commonly prescribed drugs to treat high blood pressure were actually raising bloodContinue reading “Common blood pressure drugs could RAISE blood pressure”