Two Types of Blood Pressure Drugs May Do More Harm Than Good

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If you have high blood pressure and take medication for it, you should have two goals. 

One is, of course, to lower your blood pressure. 

The second is to do it consistently. 

If the drug you’re taking causes big swings in your pressure, it’ll do more harm than good. 

Research published in the British Medical Journal associated these swings with a 15% increase in all-cause mortality.

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Why Do More Heart Attack Patients Survive When Heart Doctors Leave Town?

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What if you had a heart attack and all the top heart doctors were out of town?

One study found that you’d actually be better off.

Harvard Medical School researchers looked at what happens to heart attack victims when there is a big cardiology conference. That’s when top heart specialists are out of town. They are unavailable to treat patients.

You’d think death rates would go up, since these are supposedly the best cardiologists in the country.

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Taking Blood Thinners? You Need to Read This

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Blood-thinning drugs are supposed to prevent strokes. That’s the main reason millions of Americans who suffer from atrial fibrillation take them.

These anticoagulant medications include warfarin, apixaban, dabigatran, and rivaroxaban.[i]

An alarming study shows that in some people these drugs actually increase the chances of having a stroke.

Researchers from the University College London and the University of Surrey studied 4,848 people over 65 with atrial fibrillation.

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3 Ways to Survive a Heart Attack

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It’s one of the most terrifying realizations anyone can have: “Oh no, I’m having a heart attack!”

That thought might be quickly followed by, “Will I die?”

And then, “What can I do to save myself?”

Someone has this moment of horror every 40 seconds in the U.S. Every nine minutes, the victim dies within the first hour.[1] [2]

Some of them might have survived if they had known what to do when the symptoms first hit them.

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Under-the-Radar Nutrient Prevents Heart Problems

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This vitamin doesn’t get much attention. But researchers have found that it may be the single most important nutrient for your heart.

It can prevent a serious and common condition that often leads to sudden cardiac arrest.[1]

Researchers from Augusta University in Georgia wanted to find out if this vitamin could stop left ventricular hypertrophy (LVH). It is a gradual enlargement and thickening of the walls of your heart’s left ventricle.

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The #1 Natural Blood Pressure Solution

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Most of us who struggle with high blood pressure know the drill…

We cut salt. We try to lose weight. We exercise more.

When that doesn’t work, we end up taking a hypertension drug.

But what if there was a way to lower your blood pressure naturally without drugs, hours of grueling exercise, or changing your diet?

In fact, a study shows that you can reduce hypertension by doing nothing but sitting still…and sweating.

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