Don't Rely on the Timing of BP Meds to Improve CV Outcomes

There will be renewed debate about whether taking blood pressure meds at bedtime improves CV outcomes.

The idea behind this "chronotherapy" is to combat the morning BP rise...or help patients whose BP doesn't "dip" at night like it should.

Now evidence suggests that CV risk is lower if patients take at least one of their once-daily BP meds at bedtime.

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