Is Your Cold Medicine Safe For High Blood Pressure?

blackwoman-with-fluWhen you feel that first funny tickle in your throat or cough one too many times, you may be tempted to run out and buy the first over-the-counter (OTC) medicine that promises fast relief. However, if you’re the “1” in 1 in 3 American adults living with high blood pressure, it’s important to exercise extra caution.

Many cold and flu remedies can actually do you more harm than good by raising your blood pressure or conflicting with blood pressure medications.

Stay well this winter by learning the types of cold and flu medicines to steer clear of and some safer alternatives.

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