Heart disease medications include both anti-clotting medications, which are used to break up blood clots at any stage of heart disease, as well as other medications, such as nitrates, beta-blockers, CCBs, ACE inhibitors, statins and other lipid-lowering drugs. Anti-clotting drugs are categorized as antiplatelets or anticoagulants. Aspirin is the most common anti-clotting drug, and nearly everyone with heart disease or at-risk for heart disease is recommended to take a low-dose aspirin daily.
Last month I gave you the opportunity to submit the questions you'd like answered by hypertension expert Dr. Mark Houston. Many of you took advantage of the opportunity and asked a question - thank you! You'll be very pleased with the results of this interview and the answers Dr. Houston provided. Lisa Nelson RD: It is typically recommended…