Medication

Do other drugs increase your blood pressure? | Living

Almost half of American adults have high blood pressure, also known as hypertension, or take medication for it. However, many adults can take other medicines that may increase their blood pressure. A new report from the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES) shows that high blood pressure can actually …

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Diabetes remission diet has been shown to reduce blood pressure

A recent study also found that losing weight can reduce drug dependency. People who achieve and maintain substantial weight loss in order to manage type 2 diabetes can also effectively control their hypertension, according to a study published in Diabetology. These patients can potentially reduce the amount of antihypertensive drugs …

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Adolescents who stop taking ADHD medications as adults are more prone to health and social problems – NCAL Research Spotlight

Kaiser Permanente analysis reveals that young non-adherent women are more at risk of pregnancy By Jan Greene Teens diagnosed with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) often don’t take their medications regularly, and new research from Kaiser Permanente finds the problem worsens when they reach adulthood. Kavitha Rao, MD, psychiatrist with …

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WNY connections to newly administered HIV therapy

Earlier this month, a clinic in downtown Buffalo began administering treatment for the human immunodeficiency virus that replaces a daily regimen of pills with a pair of monthly injections. Cabenuva’s path to Food and Drug Administration approval earlier this year went through Buffalo. Reports by Michael Mroziak of WBFO. Cabenuva …

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Veterinary perspective: dealing with seizures of animals

Dr. Joanna Bronson Watching an animal’s seizure is very scary. A dog’s movements are beyond his control and can include twitching, tremors, burrs, tremors, and other spastic actions. It is important to stay calm. Note the time when the seizure begins and ends. Move any obstruction away to avoid injury, …

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