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ACE inhibitors, examples and side effects

As an experienced clinician you’re already likely to know what Angiotensin-converting enzyme (ACE) inhibitors are. As a quick reminder, they’re essentially drugs used to treat high blood pressure and congestive heart failure. They are also used to prevent kidney disease in certain patients. ACE inhibitors work to dilate the blood vessels and lower the blood pressure by inhibiting the actions of angiotensin-converting enzyme (ACE), an enzyme that helps regulate blood pressure. Examples of ACE inhibitors ACE inhibitors are divided into two categories based on their length of duration - short-acting or long-acting. Both therapy options are extremely effective, although the...
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4 Common Types of Physical Therapy

In the past, physiotherapy only focused on helping injured individuals to walk again and rehabilitating veterans that had sustained physical trauma. However, as technology in the medical world has continued to evolve, physical therapy has also become more specialized. Currently, doctors can give people that never had a chance before the ability to become mobile again.  Continuous changes make these advancements more effective. Even as it evolves, physiotherapy still maintains the basic techniques. Core components such as massage therapy and gentle exercises are still very much part of it. There are different types of physical therapy treatments at Wee Pain...