Tag Archives: cardiac

Antihistamines and Your Heart Risk

Runny Nose / Vasomotor rhinitis

Every week I see allergic patients who are avoiding antihistamine medications because of a concern about their heart or blood pressure. But Most of this worry is outdated and unneeded. Firstly, let’s discuss the antihistamines themselves: (a) older generation antihistamines like diphenhydramine (Benadryl), hydroxyzine (Ararat, Vistaril) or chlorpheneramine (Chlor-Trimeton) are messier chemicals with more side […]

Feature with Dr. Forman: Cardiovascular Risk of Sleep Apnea

This week I had the opportunity to meet with Dr. Mervyn Forman, a distinguished Cardiologist and innovator in metro Atlanta.  Dr. Forman’s medical practice covers the spectrum of cardiovascular disease prevention and long-term management, while his research has focused on reducing heart muscle damage after a heart attack.  He is currently developing a drug coated […]