Cardiac Medications and Device Therapy

Cardiac medicines are taken to help keep the symptoms under control or to prevent or treat a heart condition. Most medications need to be taken regularly; however, some will need to be taken when you experience a symptom such as angina. You should always follow your doctor’s instructions. Reduction Therapy Devices externally stimulate carotid baroreceptors, which are located within the carotid sinus in the neck, using our hand-held therapy device with our patented cold tip. Cold temperature stimulation of the baroreceptors, at a precise temperature and duration, results in modulating the autonomic nervous system, stimulating the parasympathetic nervous system, and lowering the sympathetic drive, causing vasodilation and lowering of the heart rate. The sum of these actions results in immediate lowering of blood pressure.

The fundamental goal of treatment should be the prevention of the important endpoints of hypertension, such as heart attack, stroke and heart failure. Patient age, associated clinical conditions and end-organ damage also play a part in determining dosage and type of medication administered. The several classes of antihypertensive differ in side effect profiles, ability to prevent endpoints, and cost. The choice of more expensive agents, where cheaper ones would be equally effective, may have negative impacts on national healthcare budgets. As of 2018, the best available evidence favours the thiazide diuretics as the first-line treatment of choice for high blood pressure when drugs are necessary.

  • Blood pressure measuring devices
  • Novel non-pharmacological approaches
  • Baroreceptor activation therapy
  • Transdermal therapy of hypertension
  • Ambulatory blood pressure monitoring
  • Substantial placebo effect of device therapy
  • Baroreflex activation therapy
  • Anticoagulants
  • Beta Blockers
  • Cholesterol-lowering drugs

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