Study: Angiotensin II May Help Patients with Low Blood Pressure

Cleveland Clinic researchers found that the compound may treat patients whose arteries open wide, causing a dangerous drop in blood pressure.

Angiotensin is a hormone that, when converted to angiotensin II, causes your blood vessels to contrict. This forces blood pressure to rise. Several types of blood pressure-lowering drugs are designed to block the formation of angiotensin II or interfere with its ability to narrow your arteries.
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