Calcium Channel Blockers 101

If you have cardiovascular problems, you may already be familiar with calcium channel blockers, including Isoptin, Calan, Verelan, Norvasc, and Procardia. This class of drug is often prescribed to lower heart rate, contractility, and to promote healthy blood pressure levels. They also are prescribed…

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Your Questions Answered

…harm in giving far infrared saunas a try if you're taking a drug for blood pressure. However, you do have to be cautious. The drug you named was Norvasc, which is a vasodilator. Far infrared saunas also dilate the arteries and vessels, and this effect can be cumulative if you combine the two. So, if…

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