One Type of Blood Pressure Drug Raises Cancer Risk

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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.[1]

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

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Your Teeth May Be the Hidden Cause of Your High Blood Pressure

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If you walk into your doctor’s office and your blood pressure is high, chances are you’ll be told to eat less salt. And if your reading is higher than 130/80, it’s likely you’ll be prescribed a blood pressure drug. 

But a surprising study shows that hypertension in many people may be caused by a common dental problem. And in these patients, eating less salt and taking blood pressure drugs don’t work.Read More

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One Exercise Lowers Blood Pressure Better than Drugs

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Just about every person dealing with high blood pressure knows that exercise can help. But a fascinating study shows that one kind of workout can reduce hypertension near twice as much as prescription medications. 

The research was presented at the European Society of Cardiology conference in Munich.

Scientists divided 60 volunteers with hypertension into groups. Some did simple yoga poses. Others did stretching, relaxation, or deep breathing exercises.Read More

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High Blood Pressure? This Common Food Additive May Be the Culprit

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If you go to the doctor and your blood pressure is high, two things are likely to happen… 

First, your physician will tell you to cut down on salt.  

Second, you’ll be handed a prescription for a hypertension drug. 

But a new study finds that your doctor should talk to you about stopping what could be the root cause of your high blood pressure. Read More

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Cook Your Food This Way to Lower Your Blood Pressure

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If you have high blood pressure, your doctor has probably told you that you should to eat right to get your numbers down.  

But here’s something you probably didn’t know… 

It’s not only what you eat that matters…it’s how you cook the food. 

Researchers at the Harvard T. H. Chan School of Public Health looked at how cooking methods affect the risk of developing hypertension. Read More

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Blood Pressure: How Low Is Too Low?

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Many of us worry about high blood pressure. And for good reason. It leads to heart disease and increases your risk of stroke and early death.

That’s why millions of Americans take hypertension medications. But a Harvard University analysis recently revealed a surprising new danger associated with these drugs. They might actually be too effective in reducing blood pressure.[1]

Optimal blood pressure is about 120/80.… Read More