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Everything You Need to Know About Ace Inhibitors

Editor’s note (08/06/20): Because COVID-19 is thought to attach itself to ACE-2 enzymes as a way to gain entry to the human body, some people believe that taking ACE inhibitors may increase one’s chances of contracting the virus. This isn’t proven, and you can click here to read more about…

For Elderly, Multiple Meds After Heart Attack Come at a Cost

Elderly nursing home patients prescribed a multitude of medications following a heart attack may live longer compared to those given just one drug, but it can come at a cost: It may negatively impact their quality of life. Researchers examined claims data from nearly 4,800 nursing home residents, most of…

Heart Drugs Can Interact with Common Meds

If you take medication to control your blood pressure, you might not know other drugs and even herbs can interact with them causing serious side effects. You’ve finally got your high blood pressure under control by doing all the things your doc recommended, which likely included taking your meds on…

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