Millions of Americans take angiotensin-converting enzyme (ACE) inhibitors to lower their blood pressure.
The drugs include lisinopril, benazepril, enalapril, ramipril, and perindopril.
They work by causing the muscles around blood vessels to relax. This allows them to open wider, reducing hypertension.
But a major study shows that these medications raise the risk of one of the most feared and deadly diseases in America by nearly a third.… Read More