Death By Medicine
A fascinating article in which author, Gary Null, reviews the dark side of conventional medicine is available on Life Extension Foundation website.
Blood pressure medications can have severe side effects, including death, especially in the elderly. The drug of choice to treat blood pressure is an inexpensive medication which has been around for years, hydrochlorothiazide. Despite the data, doctors continue to prescribe more costly drugs with serious side effects. The ALLHAT study confirms this opinion:
ALLHAT Blood Pressure
ALLHAT 'Setting the Record Straight'