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Ill health: some effervescent tablets contain enough sodium to raise the risk of stroke. akirsa

Sodium in medicines raises stroke and hypertension risk

A new study has found a link between the amount of sodium in certain medications and the risk of cardiovascular problems…
Soluble versions of common medications such as aspirin may increase risk of cardiovascular problems. Pierre Guinoiseau

Salt in soluble drugs increases risk of heart attacks and strokes

The salt found in common effervescent and soluble drugs may be exposing consumers to an increased risk of heart problems, according to a study published in the BMJ today. The study found it’s possible…

Blood pressure reduced by radio waves

The application of radio currents can help reduce the level of blood pressure in patients with severe hypertension, according…

Volunteering lowers hypertension

Seniors can lower their blood pressure by volunteering more than 200 hours each year. The Carmellon University study found…

All hail the humble, healthy potato

Researchers have found that a couple servings of potatoes a day reduces blood pressure almost as much as oatmeal without…

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