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Study: Many People with Hypertension Take a Medication that Worsens It

Study: Many People with Hypertension Take a Medication that Worsens It. (2021, November 29). Newsmax Health. https://www.newsmax.com/health/health-news/hypertension-medication-increase-unknowingly/2021/11/29/id/1046603/?ns_mail_uid=daa0fd2b-5753-4395-93a8-4163a9bc1572&ns_mail_job=DM281388_12052021&s=acs&dkt_nbr=010502efjm7e

Nearly 1 in 5 people with high blood pressure may be unintentionally taking a drug for another condition that causes their blood pressure to climb even higher, a new study suggests. Left untreated or undertreated, high blood pressure will increase your risk for heart attack, stroke, kidney disease, and vision problems by damaging blood vessels. But asking your doctor whether any drugs you are taking for other conditions might be pushing those numbers up is worth the effort, the researchers said.

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