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Common Blood Pressure Meds May Raise Lung Cancer Risk

Blood pressure lowering medications in the ACE inhibitor class may increase lung cancer risk compared to angiotensin receptor blockers (ARBs).

By Diane Domina

One, Two, Three Meds in One: Game-Changing Blood Pressure Pill

High blood pressure often requires multiple medications, but they could be combined into one pill to simplify treatment plans.

By Stephanie Stephens

Common Blood Pressure Meds Recalled

Some generic versions of a medication used to treat high blood pressure and heart failure, valsartan, don't meet FDA safety standards.

By Diane Domina

Risks of Adverse Drug Reactions

Thousands of preventable deaths are caused each year by adverse reactions with over-the-counter (OTC) medications.

By Lisa Nelson, RD, LN

When to Take Blood Pressure Drugs

Taking hypertension medication at the right time of day may lower your diabetes risk.

By HealthAfter50

How to Remember to Take Blood Pressure Medicine

Remembering to take your blood pressure medicine is important so that you can manage your condition and reduce your risk of complications and side effects.

By HealthAfter50

Lower Blood Pressure Goal May Benefit Older Adults

Reducing systolic blood pressure to below 120 mm Hg among adults 75 and older may lower the risk of cardiovascular disease and premature death from any cause.

By Sherrie Negrea

Blood Pressure Drug Good for the Bones

There’s good news if you take a thiazide to treat high blood pressure: It may boost your bone health.

By HealthAfter50

Millions Take Risks With Blood Pressure Meds

About 5 million Medicare Part D enrollees age 65 and up are skipping doses of their blood pressure meds or are not filling their prescriptions in the first place.

By Diane Domina

8 Ways to Lower Blood Pressure

A healthy diet—along with a little more exercise—has the potential to dramatically lower blood pressure. Here’s how to get your numbers down.

By HealthAfter50