Allegra and high blood pressure should be a concern for people already struggling with hypertension. But first…
Allegra is the brand name for fexofenadine hydrochloride. It is used to
counteract the effects of histamine giving relief to the symptoms
associated with certain allergies.
Histamine is a chemical that indirectly causes familiar allergic reactions such as…
When histamine is released it attaches to cells that have histamine
receptors. This attachment causes the release of other chemicals that
are responsible for causing those annoying allergy symptoms.
Allegra works by blocking one type of histamine receptor.
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One connection between Allegra and high blood pressure
involves particularly the use of Allegra-D. In addition to the
antihistamine fexofenadine, Allegra-D includes a decongestant –
pseudoephedrine, which relieves nasal congestion.
Decongestants like pseudoephedrine work by constricting blood vessels. Very often high blood pressure is caused by constricted or clogged blood vessels as in the case of coronary heart disease. By further constricting blood vessels a decongestant can add to an existing blood pressure problem.
Pseudoephedrine may also counteract the antihypertensive effects of many drugs such as mecamylamine, methyldopa, or reserpine.
If you have high blood pressure or are taking any antihypertensive drugs you should be concerned about the connection between Allegra and high blood pressure. Long-term high blood pressure puts excess strain on your heart and cardiovascular system often leading to…
Though doctors do not always know the cause of a patient’s hypertension there are medications
that can help. If your doctor prescribes them then please take them.
You can also help lower your blood pressure by adopting some lifestyle changes.
Take your high blood pressure seriously. If your heart is already working hard because of high blood pressure then taking Allegra-D can put you at greater risk.
Long-term high blood pressure is a serious concern. If your doctor has
prescribed medications to lower your blood pressure then it is important
that you take them.
But there are natural substances that can help in your battle against
heart disease and particularly high blood pressure.
Omega-3 is well known for its ability to counteract coronary heart disease. In fact the American Heart Association recommends high Omega-3 intakes to anyone with high triglycerides or coronary heart disease. But Omega-3 has also been shown to have a positive effect on blood pressure.
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Read more on Omega-3 and Blood Pressure.
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