After using beta-blockers as the drug of choice to treat hypertension (high blood pressure) for 30 years, doctors have finally been warned that the drugs are ineffective and dangerous.
Hypertension (high blood pressure) is not a ‘disease’ per se; it is believed to be a significant risk factor in other diseases, including heart attack, heart failure, stroke and kidney disease.
A naturopath from Australia writes in with detailed information on how to manage hypertension. In brief, drink plenty of water in order to increase the treatment's success rate, and supplement with magnesium, calcium and Co-enzyme Q10, which helps...
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None of the 66 pharmaceutical drugs currently licensed as treatment for high blood pressure, or hypertension, are any better than 'water pills', according to a new breakthrough study.
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Q I’ve heard a lot recently about syndrome X, but I don’t really understand what it is. Can you please explain what the symptoms are, who is likely to develop it and how it can be treated? - AJ, Plymouth
We all know that too much salt is bad for you but too little can be just as harmful. ...
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