Are You Drinking the Right Water and Using the Right Water Bottle?

Most of us carry around a water bottle, which is a good thing. But did you know some water bottles are better than others? And the water that goes in those bottles should also be an important consideration, too. Especially with the heat of the summer right around the corner. [...]

Allergy Medicine for High Blood Pressure: How to Choose Safely

Allergy Medicine for High Blood Pressure: How to Choose Safely Finding a safe allergy medicine for high blood pressure (also known as hypertension) can be tricky if you don’t know what to look for. Don’t make the mistake of assuming that a product is safe for everyone just because it’s [...]

Should I be concerned when I have chest pain?

Author: Dr. Jagwinder S. Sraow Answer: The simple answer is: Yes – always. Chest pain is an important symptom of heart attack, but not the only symptom. The other symptoms include chest pressure or discomfort, pain or discomfort in other parts of the body, including the arms, back, neck, jaw, [...]

April 28th, 2016|Ask the Experts|

Why is an Elevated Blood Pressure in the lungs Dangerous?

Author: Dr. Estela Apolinar Answer: Pulmonary HTN is high blood pressure involving the vessels that carry blood from the heart to the lungs. These vessels can become scarred and constricted, thereby making it difficult for the heart to pump blood through them. The pressure the heart must exert to pump [...]

April 26th, 2016|Ask the Experts|