Learn the details of treating high blood pressure with prescription drugs
Drugs are not always bad. They can be life-enhancing and even life-saving—especially when it comes to controlling high blood pressure. The key is to use the right drug in the right patient at the right time.
When it comes to addressing high blood pressure, I consider diet, exercise, nutritional supplements, stress reduction, detoxification, and Earthing to be first-line treatment. I’ve seen tremendous results from these natural approaches. However, I also use pharmacological drugs when needed. For example, when:
- Your blood pressure is dangerously high and immediate action must be taken.
- Lifestyle and diet modification, weight loss, exercise, and nutritional supplements have failed to lower your blood pressure.
- You have high blood pressure with insufficient kidney function.
In this section, I want to talk to you about the drugs that are most commonly prescribed to treat high blood pressure. If you are currently taking any of them—or if you and your doctor are considering these types of drugs as a high blood pressure treatment option—you should be aware of how they work within the body and what types of side effects you may experience. These drugs include:
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