Items Tagged ‘blood pressure medication’

Ask the Doctors - Is controlled high blood pressure still a risk factor for a heart attack?

July 16, 2018

Ask the Doctors – Is controlled high blood pressure still a risk factor for a heart attack?

By Ask the Doctors Ask the Doctors

Dear Doctor: I know that high blood pressure increases the risk of heart disease, stroke and more. However, is it still considered a risk factor if it’s controlled with medicine? High blood pressure is a significant risk factor for heart attacks and strokes because it damages the arteries that supply the heart and the brain, causing […]

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Tags: Ask the Doctors, blood pressure, blood pressure medication, Dr. Robert Ashley, heart disease, high blood pressure, stroke, systolic blood pressure


September 11, 2017

A miracle

By Betty Betty

I was sick with uncontrollable diabetes. I would puff up and my face would look like a strawberry. I got Cushing’s disease. It affected my left leg and I kept falling. My bones deteriorated and I broke my ankle in 3 places. I was anxious and depressed. I had surgery for 3 adrenal tumors and […]

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Tags: active person, adrenal tumors, blood pressure medication, cortisone therapy, Cushing's disease, depressed, diabetes, Dr. Masha Livhits, Endocrine Center, endocrinologist, endocrinology, heart attack