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Blood pressure medication recall: What you need to know

The Food and Drug Administration just announced a recall of Valsartan, a potentially life-saving blood pressure medication, after the discovery of a cancer-causing contaminant found in some batches. This is the third recall for this type of medication in 2018. Teva Pharmaceuticals has recalled amlodipine/Valsartan and amlodipine/Valsartan/hydrochlorothiazide combination tablets, medications that are commonly used to… Read More »

High blood pressure symptoms: Bleeding in these areas of the body could be warning sign

High blood pressure symptoms are rarely noticeable and can be mistaken for less serious health conditions. If symptoms do show, some of the more common ones are shortness breath, headaches, chest pain and dizziness. Left untreated, high blood pressure can result in serious health problems, including a heart attack. Three important symptoms to be aware… Read More »