If you have hypertension or high blood pressure, you may be taking a drug that is suspected of actually causing cancer. The drug list includes Atacand, Teyeten, Avapro, Cozaar, Benicar, Micardis, Diovan, Avalide and Hyzaar. Each is a type of B/P medication called “Angiotensin II Receptor Blockers.”
Never wanting to have my angiotensin II receptor (whatever that is) blocked, I’ve never taken any of these medications. I much prefer to exercise on a regular basis and follow my Kaufmann 1 diet as preventive measures, But I do understand and respect that some people must take drugs to control their blood pressure.
I understand that tens of millions of Americans are on blood pressure medications. I just wanted to let you know that if you have been told that medication, that might increase your risk of cancer, is your only choice, it’s time for another visit with your doctor.
Here is what I’d say to him/her;
Make wise choices and be well! Doug