Sexual side effects from blood pressure medicine can affect both men and women

Sexual side effects from blood pressure medicine can affect both men and women

The Medicine Cabinet: Ask the Harvard Experts By Howard LeWine, M.D. Q: I know that some blood pressure drugs cause…

Discovering need to treat high blood pressure may be too late

Discovering need to treat high blood pressure may be too late

Source: University of Alabama at Birmingham whatdoctorsknow.com Untreated high blood pressure, or hypertension, wreaks havoc on the body, leading to…

Finding cause of low blood pressure can help determine treatment

Finding cause of low blood pressure can help determine treatment

Mayo Clinic Q&A DEAR MAYO CLINIC: What is considered “low” for the diastolic number in a blood pressure reading? What…

Stress raising your blood pressure? Take a deep breath

Stress raising your blood pressure? Take a deep breath

By Naomi D. L. Fisher, M.D. Harvard Health Blog Stress is rampant, and high blood pressure (what doctors call hypertension)…

Fainting: Simple or something to worry about?

Fainting: Simple or something to worry about?

The Medicine Cabinet: Ask the Harvard Experts By Howard LeWine, M.D. Q: I fainted a couple times in the past…

Eight ways to lower blood pressure besides cutting sodium

Eight ways to lower blood pressure besides cutting sodium

EatingWell.com When it comes to “natural” ways to improve blood pressure, sodium restriction snags the spotlight. Most experts agree that…

Everyone can take steps to help control their blood pressure

Everyone can take steps to help control their blood pressure

DEAR MAYO CLINIC: I’ve been on blood pressure medication for nine months. It has lowered my blood pressure, but I’m…

Dizzy? It might be low blood pressure

Dizzy? It might be low blood pressure

By Howard LeWine, M.D. Q: Over the last couple months, I began getting dizzy. My blood pressure gets very low.…

The Medicine Cabinet-Ask the Harvard Experts: Sexual side effects vary based on type of blood pressure drug

The Medicine Cabinet-Ask the Harvard Experts: Sexual side effects vary based on type of blood pressure drug

By Howard LeWine, M.D., Tribune Content Agency Q: I recently started a new blood pressure medicine. I know that some…

The Kid’s Doctor: Have your child’s blood pressure checked regularly

The Kid’s Doctor: Have your child’s blood pressure checked regularly

By Sue Hubbard, M.D., www.kidsdr.com When you take your child in for a check-up, does your pediatrician check the youngster’s…