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Lowering blood pressure intensively linked to serious health risks

In a new study, researchers from Kaiser Permanente found that intensive blood pressure control can bring serious health risks. If patients taking prescribed medications experience...

Common food addictive in coffee could raise your blood pressure

In a recent study, researchers found that a common food additive, phosphates, could raise blood pressure and pulse rates in healthy young adults. The study...

Intensively lowering blood pressure could harm your health

In a recent study, researchers at Trinity College Dublin advised caution when treating blood pressure in some older people. Their study contrasts with recent advice...

Blue light could help reduce high blood pressure

In a new study, researchers found that exposure to blue light could decrease blood pressure, reducing the risk of developing cardiovascular disease. The study is...

Smoking, diabetes and high blood pressure increase heart attack risk more in women

Smoking, diabetes and high blood pressure increase the risk of a heart attack more in women than in men, new research from The George...

High blood pressure could pose heart/stroke risk for people under 40

In a new study, Duke researchers found people younger than age 40 who have high blood pressure are at increased risk of heart failure,...

Are blood pressure measurement mistakes making you chronically ill?

It’s a familiar scenario: You find yourself at the doctor’s office, sitting on the edge of an exam table with your feet dangling inches...

What’s the blood pressure connection to Alzheimer’s disease?

Look after your heart to be kind to the mind. That's the primary message emerging from research into Alzheimer's, a disease of the brain that...
These habits can help fight high blood pressure

These habits can help fight high blood pressure

High blood pressure is a chronic health condition that can lead to heart disease and stroke. One key to fighting the condition is having...

Brain signaling could cause high blood pressure

About 6 million Australians aged 18 years and over have high blood pressure. Of these, more than two thirds had uncontrolled or unmanaged high blood...