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Most of the older people taking antihypertensive drugs for lowering blood pressure have hypotension, or blood pressure that is already dangerously low—which could explain the high rate of falls and dizzy spells the elderly suffer.
Episodes of angina can actually protect your heart from heart attack, and here are a few other remedies to help tip the balance in your favour, says Dr Harald GaierQI am 52 years old and have had a few episodes of pressure and pain in the centre of my che
Patients undergoing surgery are routinely given a beta-blocker in order to reduce stress on the heart-but the research that led to the adoption of the practice was falsified, and doctors reckon that 800,000 people have died as a result
Many over-65s are targeted for a drug to lower their blood pressure - but researchers have discovered that it naturally falls as we get older