High Blood Pressure

Mainstream Wants To Dish Even More Statins Out…

These mainstreamers are milling around statin drugs like a dung Beatle around a t***! What they can’t seem to admit to themselves is that more and more people are cottoning onto (and are concerned about) the damaging effects of cholesterol-lowering statins. Some of these include increasing the risk of high blood sugar and type 2 […]

Busting The Prehypertension Myth

If you have been diagnosed with ‘prehypertension’ this e-alertl is for you… Recently, I told you about the connection between calcium channel blockers and breast cancer. If this have you thinking about tearing up your blood pressure prescription, it might not be such a bad idea. Not only do calcium channel blockers put women at […]

Blood Pressure Drug Linked To Breast Cancer

I bet that when you are taking your blood pressure medication, the last thing on your mind is breast cancer… Previously, I told you how fast-tracking drugs and leaving safety monitoring as a post-marketing exercise, can lead to serious problems. Time and again we’ve seen how most safety problems don’t rear their heads until a […]

Popular Blood Pressure Drugs Increase Cancer Risk

Ever thought that lowering your blood pressure could put you at risk of cancer? I recently read an article in the Wall St. Journal (WSJ), which talked about the internal squabbles that happen inside the offices of the American Food and Drug Administration (FDA). The article reveals the shocking lack of urgency when it comes […]