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Can Common Pain Relievers Cause Hypertension?
2012-03-21 05:22:45

According to a Tel Aviv professor of medicine, common over-the-counter medications such as painkillers may be a hidden cause of high blood pressure and hypertension. These drugs may even conflict with current prescriptions, rendering them useless. While it may be common knowledge by now that kidney failure and endocrine tumors cause high blood pressure, the effects of common pain medications and over-the-counter drugs remain dangerously unknown, according to new research. Professor Ehud...

2005-10-17 13:35:00

NEW YORK -- In patients experiencing an episode of highly elevated blood pressure, also known as acute hypertensive crisis, without organ damage, antianxiety treatment effectively lowers blood pressure (BP) and may be considered as a first step in therapy, researchers from Israel suggest in a report in the American Journal of Hypertension. Many patients who have hypertension that is normally controlled with medication may have an episode of highly elevated blood pressure "sometimes...


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  • A beast of burden; also, a beast in general.
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