What Happens When You Skip Your Blood Pressure Rx
About 5 million patients enrolled in Medicare Part D are not taking their blood pressure medications properly, according to a new Vital Signs report.
Lisinopril Becomes a Liquid
Lisinopril, which has been on the market for decades as an oral tablet often used to treat high blood pressure, recently gained FDA approval as an oral solution.
How Much Salt Do You Really Eat?
Do you know how much salt you take in each day? If you eat prepared and processed foods, you may be eating more sodium than you think.
Prehypertension in Pregnancy
Women who experience prehypertension during pregnancy may face an increased risk for developing metabolic syndrome post-delivery, according to a new study.
First-of-Its-Kind Blood Pressure Rx Approved
The US Food and Drug Administration has approved first-of-its-kind Byvalson to treat high blood pressure.
8 Top Health Questions Answered
One of the most common questions pharmacists receive is "Can I drink alcohol while taking my medication?" See what other questions made the list.
When the Pressure’s On, This App May Not Be So Smart
Smartphone apps can do some amazing things — deposit checks, manage stocks and teach French, to name a few. But they may have trouble measuring blood pressure.
Alcohol: A Little Could Do Your Heart Good
An evening libation could be a whole lot more than just an opportunity to relax.
Moms-to-Be, How’s Your Heart?
Ask any mother — pregnancy isn’t all glowing skin and food cravings. It also includes its fair share of uncomfortable side effects and temporary health problems. And one of those health problems could indicate a larger issue.
The Harms of Masked Hypertension in CKD
Masked hypertension might sound like an odd sort of Halloween costume, but it's actually pretty serious stuff.