We have recently seen a plan of attack from the medical and pharmaceutical industries to force blood pressure numbers down. There are consequences of low blood pressure and the effects of multiple medication use, known as polypharmacy that may not be discussed in your doctor’s office. You may be one of those individuals with great blood pressure numbers and on multiple medications but find yourself forgetful, falling asleep in mid-conversation, or just exhausted. These concerns are real and problematic especially for those 65 and older.
BPA is a common chemical compound found in hard plastics and the linings of food and drink cans. It has been under a great deal of scrutiny over the past several years due to its link to various health problems, including erectile dysfunction, diabetes, heart disease, memory problems, asthma and cancer. Children appear to be most vulnerable to the effects of BPA, but it affects the health of everyone, regardless of age.