Tighter Blood Pressure ...

Tighter Blood Pressure Control Could Save 100,000 U.S. Lives: Study By Karen PallaritoHealthDay Reporter THURSDAY, Sept. 15, 2016 (HealthDay News) — Engaging Americans at high risk for heart disease in aggressive efforts to lower their blood pressure could save more than 100,000...

Lotrel (amlodipine and ...

GENERIC NAME: amlodipine and benazepril BRAND NAME: Lotrel PRESCRIPTION: Yes GENERIC AVAILABLE: Yes USES: Lotrel is used for treating high blood pressure (hypertension) when blood pressure is not adequately controlled with either of its constituent drugs alone. SIDE EFFECTS: Lotrel...

High Blood Pressure Mig...

High Blood Pressure Might Affect Some Kids’ Thinking Ability THURSDAY, Sept. 29, 2016 (HealthDay News) — High blood pressure may affect the brains of some children and teens, a new study suggests. Researchers assessed the cognitive (thinking) abilities of 150 youngsters. The...

More Research Cites Sal...

More Research Cites Salt’s Potential Health Risks By Steven ReinbergHealthDay Reporter MONDAY, Oct. 3, 2016 (HealthDay News) — Conventional wisdom says too much salt is bad because it can lead to high blood pressure. And now a new 25-year study finds that salt — even...

hydrochlorothiazide, (H...

GENERIC NAME: hydrochlorothiazide DISCONTINUED BRAND: Hydrodiuril, Ezide, Hydro-Par, Microzide, and many combinations with other drugs PRESCRIPTION: Yes GENERIC AVAILABLE: Yes USES: Hydrochlorothiazide is used to treat excessive fluid accumulation and swelling (edema) of the body caused...

Dietary Mineral Could B...

Dietary Mineral Could Be One Key to Blood Pressure Control TUESDAY, July 12, 2016 (HealthDay News) — Sufficient dietary levels of the mineral nutrient magnesium might be a boon to good blood pressure, new research suggests. “Magnesium dilates arteries, and in doing so lowers...