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

In All Health Watch, Blood Pressure, Heart and Cardiovascular by INH Research0 Comments

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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Your Doctor Takes Your Blood Pressure All Wrong

In All Health Watch, Featured Article, Heart and Cardiovascular by INH Research0 Comments

When was the last time your health care provider had you sit quietly for 12 minutes before taking your blood pressure?

Probably never.

And that means your readings may be falsely high.

Following the correct procedure when taking blood pressure readings is more important than ever. That’s because a few years ago new guidelines came out on when to treat hypertension.

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