As we age, the way we treat high blood pressure becomes more and more important. Side effects and and other underlying conditions like diabetes will have an impact. Diuretics, ACE inhibitors, calcium-channel blockers (CCBs), and angiotensin receptor blockers (ARBs) are all pharmaceutical options, but what is best? There are many comparisons such as this one:
Whether we are managing our own care or the care of someone else blood pressure is an important factor. What is your situation? Do you provide care for an older patient? What have your doctors told you? What questions do you have?
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