Lexapro Birth Defects – Side Effect & Lawsuit Information

If you took Lexapro while pregnant and your baby is born with persistent pulmonary hypertension of the newborn or another serious birth defect, you might be eligible to seek financial compensation. Studies have shown Lexapro and other SSRI antidepressants such as Paxil, Prozac, Zoloft and Celexa increase the risk of serious, life-threatening birth defects. If…

TRUE or FALSE: Caffeine Causes High Blood Pressure?

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Living with Atrial Fibrillation (AFib)

In a healthy heart, the rate and rhythm of the heartbeat are controlled by an electrical system. A series of coordinated electrical signals start in a part of the heart called the Sinus Node. The electrical impulse then spreads across the heart and tells it when and where to contract, or squeeze. This synchronized heartbeat…

What is a stroke?

A stroke is when the blood supply to part of your brain is cut off. This can cause your brain cells to become damaged or die. A stroke can happen to anyone and there are two main types. The most common is an ischemic stroke which happens when a blood vessel in the brain becomes…

HCSC Member Voice: Denise

DENISE: I’m Denise Keszkowsky. I’ve been with Blue Cross Blue Shield for about three years now. Unfortunately, I’m only 52 years old, but I have a lot of different health concerns and issues. I have hypertension. I also have diabetes, and I also have coronary artery disease. And I’ve had five stents placed in my…

What is Hypertension?

Hypertension is a term used to describe high blood pressure. What blood pressure is, is a measurement of the force of the blood as it pumps through your arteries. A normal blood pressure is 120 over 80. The two numbers in a blood pressure, the top number should not be greater than 120, and the…