Tuesday, November 30, 2010

Blood Pressure Pills More Effective When Taken at Night

New research shows that timing blood pressure medication with a patient's body clock makes it more effective and offers greater protection against the occurrence of heart attacks and strokes. The findings could change the hypertension treatment for hundreds of millions of people worldwide.

Chronobiology International -- the international journal on how biological rhythms affect the systems of living things -- has published the results of a groundbreaking five-year study that will change the way blood pressure medication is administered and have a profound impact on the type of treatment that hypertension patients receive.  CLICK HERE to read the whole article.

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