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Bedtime and Blood Pressure

People with hypertension are particularly likely to have heart attacks overnight, in part because their blood pressure typically doesn’t go down then as much as it should.  A five year study in the September 2010 issue of Chronobiology International found that people who took at least one of their blood-pressure pills at night were less likely to have heart attacks than those who took all their pills in the morning.

–taken from Consumer Reports on Health, Vol.23 No 1