Blood Pressure

High Blood Pressure I need to build this page some more, but for now, you might like to see the following blog posts I’ve written here: Blood Pressure. Use the Search function on the blog to find more, but that should hopefully start you off. My quickest tip: garlic. Best blood pressure lowerer I have …

High Blood Pressure – high salt or a lack of the other minerals?

Yet again something I have said for quite some years- I believe it is not excess salt or sodium that raises blood pressure, but more the lack of the co-factor minerals such as magnesium, potassium and calcium that causes the issue. Personally, I have never bought into the high salt thing and use good quality …

Statins and Blood Pressure Meds: Bad Mix

FEARS FOR BLOOD PRESSURE PATIENTS TAKING STATINS Hundreds of thousands of people prescribed Simvastatin, are to have their dose reduced because of side-effect concerns. Studies show patients on the commonly prescribed Simvastatin, particularly at the most common 40mg dosage, suffer more problems if they are also prescribed Amlodipine and Diltiazem for blood pressure.  They include …

Raising Magnesium Could Mean Avoiding #High Blood Pressure Drugs

Magnesium is often touted as a way of lowering blood pressure but it seems the jury is still out with the experts. However, a recent meta-analysis reckons it can make a significant difference in lowering both systolic and diastolic blood pressure readings. It struck me then that, if this is the case, the many people …

Olmetec/Benicar Blood Pressure Drug Effects Mimic Coeliac Symptoms

 Just in case you or anyone you know is on these drugs…. Major high blood pressure drug causes ‘celiac’ stomach problems     One of the world’s most widely used drugs for high blood pressure causes serious stomach problems that mimic celiac disease.  Olmesartan – marketed as Olmetec in the UK and Benicar in the US …

Olmetec/Benitar Blood Pressure Drug Effects Mimic Coeliac Symptoms

Major high blood pressure drug causes ‘celiac’ stomach problems     One of the world’s most widely used drugs for high blood pressure causes serious stomach problems that mimic celiac disease.  Olmesartan – marketed as Olmetec in the UK and Benicar in the US – can cause nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, weight loss and electrolyte abnormalities. A …