30 Nov, 2012 - 06:46pm
Are you a spa lover? Do you like pampering yourself? If you are, then you would be delighted to know that these spas are not only capable of giving the relaxation you need, but they may also give you health benefits through the essential oils that they use.
One of the best examples where essential oils are used not only in relieving stress but also for healing is aromatherapy. This is one form of relaxation where essential oils extracted from aromatic plants are used in order to provide natural healing.
Furosemide is a drug that increases the flow of urine, which causes the body to get rid of excess water. It is used to treat congestive heart failure or oedema or swelling related to existing heart, lung, kidney, liver disease or high blood pressure.
Do not take furosemide if you:
03 Sep, 2011 - 08:57am
New research says not getting enough slow wave sleep (SWS) is an accurate predictor for developing high blood pressure in older men. Published in Hypertension: Journal of the American Heart Association, this study shows for the first time a link between poor quality of sleep and risk of developing high blood pressure.
Hydrochlorthiazide is a diuretic that increase the flow of urine and helps body get rid of excess water. It increases elimination of sodium and chloride in equal amounts from the body. It is used for the management of hypertension. It is used as an add-on therapy in edema associated with congestive heart failure, hepatic cirrhosis, and corticosteroid and estrogen therapy.
Do not take hydrochlorthiazide if you:
High blood pressure or hypertension is one of the most common health issues in most of the developed countries. It also increases the chance of having heart disease or a stroke. To keep blood pressure under control, it’s necessary to take medications and make some simple changes in your eating habits. A healthy eating plan can make a pronounced difference in the health of your heart. So, here are some of the ways to reduce blood pressure without medications.
Esmolol belongs to a group of drugs called as beta blocker - these drug act on the heart and decreases the pace & force of heart contractions. It is used for the treatment of irregular heart rates, increased blood pressure. Esmolol is commonly used only in emergency settings in a cardiac care unit of a hospital.
Do not take Esmolol if you:
- Are breast-feeding
- Are pregnant or planning to be pregnant
Things to Tell Your Doctor. If you:
Enalapril belongs to a group of drugs called angiotensin-converting-enzyme inhibitors (ACE inhibitors), which are used for the treatment of hypertension (high blood pressure). It acts by widening the blood vessels which in turn causes the blood pressure to fall and also facilitates pumping of blood in the body. It is used to treat hypertension i.e. high blood pressure, heart failure and heart muscle damage.
Do not take Enalapril if you:
Labetalol is a drug that is used for treatment of high blood pressure which was first approved in year 1997 by FDA. It belongs to a group of medicine called Beta-blockers. Labetalol reduces the workload on the heart and helps it beat regularly. Labetalol blocks the receptors of the adrenergic systems which results in relaxation of arterial muscles and expand arteries causing fall in blood pressure. Labetalol is usually the drug of choice for the treatment of hypertension in pregnant females but should be done so only under the consultation of a doctor.
What is blood pressure ?
Blood pressure is the pressure exerted by the blood on the walls of arteries as heart pumps blood in our body.