Treating Even Mild High Blood Pressure Could Save Lives

Diet and exercise are key to controlling mild high blood pressure. But a new review suggests that another method of blood pressure control could also potentially save lives. I’m Erin White with your latest health news. The researchers found that treating mild high blood pressure with prescription medication reduced the risk of stroke and death….

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…

Triamterene and Hydrochlorothiazide For High Blood Pressure and Body Swelling – Overview

Triamterene and hydrochlorothiazide is a prescription medication used to treat high blood pressure and body swelling. It is a single medication containing two drugs, triamterene and hydrochlorothiazide. Both belong to a group of drugs called diuretics, which causes the kidneys to get rid of sodium and water.This medication comes in tablet and capsule forms and…