Too much blood pressure medication negatively affects older patients

Old and frail patients are at an increased risk of mortality and memory issues if their blood pressure medication lowers their blood pressure too much, new research from the Netherlands has discovered.

The large-scale study by researchers from the University of Bern and the University of Leiden, the Netherlands, found that blood pressure medication needs amending, which has revitalised the official recommendations for antihypertensive medications.

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