Hydrochlorothiazide is a drug prescribed for blood pressure, diabetes, water retention and osteoporosis. Some of it's common names include HydroDIURIL, Microzide, Esidrix, Oretic, Amturnide, Tekturna HCT, Moduretic, Tribenzor, Exforge HCT, Lotensin HCT and Ziac.
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High blood pressure, otherwise known as hypertension, isn't uncommon. In fact, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention predicts that the condition affects one in three Americans. But here's the thing: Many people who have high blood pressure don't even know it.
While the exact causes of high blood pressure are even puzzling to some doctors, one thing we do know is that several factors pl... ››› more
According to a new study presented at the annual meeting of the Cardiological Society of India in Kochi, India, yoga can help lower blood pressure in people who are at risk for developing hypertension.
“Patients with pre-hypertension slightly elevated blood pressure are likely to develop hypertension high blood pressure unless they improve their lifestyle,” said Dr Ashutosh Angrish, a cardi... ››› more
Unhealthy heart, unhealthy brain?
It's something you'd never guess, but a new study by researchers at the Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore in the USA have found that heart disease is a risk factor for dementia.
According to the study, middle-aged men and women who are at risk for heart disease also face a higher chance of dementia later in life.
The researchers reported that risk fa... ››› more
If you're anything like me, stress is something you encounter every day of your life. Oh, you too? Well, don't worry - we aren't the only ones. In fact, stress plays a huge role in the lives of majority of people on this planet.
Somehow, we seem to get through each day even with crazy levels of chronic stress bearing down on our shoulders. But, at times, going from day to day with such high str... ››› more
If you suffer from high blood pressure, you've likely heard of the Dietary Approaches to Stop Hypertension (or DASH) eating plan before. This diet was developed to help people with high blood pressure get their readings back to normal and slash their risk of heart problems.
But according to a new study published in the journal Arthritis and Rheumatology, the DASH eating plan may offer benefits ... ››› more
If you thought you have to guzzle down five cans of fizzy drinks a day to do damage to your health, think again! According to a surprising study that was presented at Kidney Week 2013, it only takes two cans a day to do a number on your kidney function…
The researchers behind the study also found that fizzy drinks can boost your risk of cardiovascular disease and even mortality. Needless to s... ››› more
Sure, caffeine powder, red yeast rice and green tea powder extract may seem harmless. But just because these supplements are natural doesn't mean they can't be potentially dangerous…
In fact, a new report has uncovered that these as 12 other all-natural ingredients that are found in common supplements can potentially wreak havoc on your health!
Elevated blood pressure, liver damage and de... ››› more
So you've been suffering from constant headaches for weeks now and have decided that something may be wrong. And to tell you the truth, probably something is wrong…
Constant headaches can sometimes be much more serious than just, well, headaches. In fact, they're often early warning signs of complicated and serious health issues like infection, high blood pressure or stroke.
And it isn't j... ››› more
In general, we've never considered coffee products to be healthy. However, this view isn't really fair for a number of reasons…
Firstly, while coffee itself packs a high dose of caffeine, it's actually also a great source of antioxidants. Secondly, and somewhat more significantly, there's actually a coffee product on the market that's gaining loads of attention right now for its remarkable he... ››› more
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