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Taking blood pressure medication at bedtime instead of the morning can reap greater health benefits

In the journals People with high blood pressure may benefit from taking their antihypertension medication at bedtime instead of the morning, according to a study published online Oct. 22, 2019, by the European Heart Journal. The researchers looked at about 19,000 people (most of them men) who took blood pressure medication. Participants took their daily dose either upon waking or before going to bed. Everyone’s blood pressure was checked over 48 hours once a year…

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