Tag Archives: Pressure

High blood pressure: The one drink you must avoid if you want to lower your reading

High blood pressure may be a common condition but many people don’t realise they have it because symptoms can easily go unnoticed. If symptoms do become obvious, a person may experience headaches, shortness of breath and chest pain. To reduce a high blood pressure reading simple lifestyle changes are recommended. One of these should be… Read More »

Blood pressure medication recall: What you need to know

The Food and Drug Administration just announced a recall of Valsartan, a potentially life-saving blood pressure medication, after the discovery of a cancer-causing contaminant found in some batches. This is the third recall for this type of medication in 2018. Teva Pharmaceuticals has recalled amlodipine/Valsartan and amlodipine/Valsartan/hydrochlorothiazide combination tablets, medications that are commonly used to… Read More »

Medical News Today: Could blue light reduce blood pressure?

Exposure to blue light may help combat hypertension, according to a recent study. If the findings are replicated in a larger sample, blue light could provide a cost-effective and side effect-free intervention. Blue light may be the future of blood pressure treatment. The results of an investigation into the effects of blue light on high… Read More »