It's Topic Tuesday!
Updated: May 2
Today is Topic Tuesday with Aortic Hope!
With spring in the air, pollen will begin to adversely affect some of our community members.
Sneezing, water eyes and even coughing will become bothersome but decongestants are not good for individuals with aortic disease as they can negatively impact our blood pressure.
In this article from Michigan Health by Mary C Passow, RN, BSN titled "Why High Blood Pressure and Cold Meds Don’t Mix", you will find detailed information regarding the dangerous risks most cold medicines pose and potentially better ways to cope.
We are not medical professionals however, this is a great conversation starter for you and your physician.
To view this article in detail, click HERE