BP meds before bed are best: study

'No harm' in doctors advising patients to take antihypertensives at night: cardiologist
Man in bed looking at clock

Adults who take their hypertensive medications at bedtime rather than in the morning have a significantly lower chance of early death, MI and stroke, a Spanish study shows.

The findings, published in the European Heart Journal, also suggest that better systolic blood pressure control during sleep plays a crucial role in reducing overall cardiovascular risk.