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High blood pressure: Does your face feel like this? It could be a sign of ‘sudden death’

High blood pressure is a common condition that affects more than 25 per cent of all adults in the UK. The condition, which is also known as hypertension, puts extra stress on blood vessels and vital organs. Diagnosing high blood pressure early is crucial, as it could lead to some deadly complications, including heart attacks… Read More »

Cardiologist Groups Say Newer Blood Thinners Best Against A-Fib

Print this page MONDAY, Jan. 28, 2019 — Newer blood thinners are recommended over warfarin for people with the heart condition called atrial fibrillation (a-fib) in updated treatment guidelines issued by three major American heart groups. The newer drugs are called non-vitamin K oral anticoagulants (NOACs). Examples include dabigatran (Pradaxa), rivaroxaban (Xarelto) and apixaban (Eliquis).… Read More »