High Blood Pressure

High Blood Pressure Protects Against Alzheimer’s

Like millions of patients around the world your doctor probably told you that lowering your blood pressure to a “normal” range will help you avoid a heart attack or stroke… and of course, to achieve the “ideal” blood pressure target of 120/80 you’ll have to take drugs like diuretics, ACE inhibitors or calcium channel blockers. […]

Blood Pressure Drugs Could Increase Stroke Risk By Up To 33%

Between calcium channel blockers, ACE inhibitors, beta blockers and diuretics, you may be taking two or three different drugs to keep your blood pressure under control. All because you’ve been promised that loading up on these hypertension drugs is the best way to prevent a life-threatening stroke. However, a major new study has shown that […]

ACE Inhibitors: The Side Effect Many Doctors Ignore

Angiotensin-converting-enzyme inhibitors (ACE inhibitors) are drugs used primarily for the treatment of hypertension. Some of the most popular ACE inhibitors are sold under these brand names: Capoten, Lotensin, Vasotec, Monopril and Accupril. And the best-selling ACE inhibitor of all goes under the generic name lisinopril, sold as Prinivil and Zestril. If you are taking an […]

This Blood Pressure Drug Combo Can Be Fatal

If you’re taking prescription high blood pressure drugs, there’s an important risk you need to know about. I’m talking about a very real threat of kidney failure… dialysis… and even a fatal heart rhythm disorder, just from taking two of the most popular blood pressure medications on the market. Luckily, in the UK and European […]