Getting A Handle On Hypertension

If a condition causes no visible symptoms, it can seem easy enough to ignore it. But experts stress that out of sight, out of mind could spell trouble when it comes to high blood pressure. I’m Lindsay Liepman and this is a health feature. Chronic high blood pressure, or hypertension, often causes no symptoms but…

Hypertension Discussion Part 4

BOBBIE: In the emergency room they admitted me because my blood pressure was reading over 300 at that time. So I was there are maybe 24 hours before they could get it to a reading that was comfortable with them. DR. MEYERS: But does damage to blood vessels all over the body which is how…

Zestoretic Helps With Treating High Blood Pressure – Overview

Zestoretic is a prescription medication used to treat high blood pressure. It is a combination product that contains 2 medications: lisinopril, an ACE inhibitor, and hydrochlorothiazide, a water pill. This medication comes in tablet form and is taken once a day, with or without food. Common side effects include dizziness, headache, and cough. Do not…

Hypertension Discussion Part 1

WALLACE: I went into the emergency room for another problem. I had chest pains and I went in for that. and once I found out I was in there for chest pains it just turned out to be gas in my chest but they told me I had, I was diabetic and I had hypertension…

Science in Perspective – Hypertension

Among the important revisions in the 2013 ESC/ESH guidelines on arterial hypertension is the simplification of blood pressure targets Whereas before there was different target, 140 over 90 and also a target of 130 over 80 particularly in high-risk patients, now we have considered that there was not enough evidence for the lower target in…