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Common food additives in coffee may harm your blood pressure

In a recent study, researchers at the University of Basel found that a common food additive, phosphates, could raise blood pressure and pulse rates...

This fingertip oximeter could monitor blood pressure fast and easily

Fast and easy blood pressure monitoring could soon be at your fingertips—literally—thanks to new University of British Columbia research that showed BP can be...

This home-based hypertension program could control blood pressure effectively

Hypertension, or high blood pressure, is a widespread clinical problem affecting nearly half of all adults. Despite the serious consequences that can result from hypertension,...

New high blood pressure treatment works like exercise

Couch potatoes rejoice—there might be a way to get the blood pressure lowering benefits of exercise in pill form. Hypertension researchers at The University of...

6 things help lower blood pressure every day

High blood pressure is a chronic disease that contributes to heart disease and stroke. Because the disease often has no signs or symptoms, it is...

Common mistakes to avoid when checking blood pressure at home

People with high blood pressure or a high risk for the disease need to monitor their blood pressure regularly. It is more convenient to measure...
7 simple tips to keep your blood pressure down

7 simple tips to keep your blood pressure down

When it comes to preventing and treating high blood pressure, one often-overlooked strategy is managing stress. If you often find yourself tense and on-edge, try...

Scientists discover new hope to treat high blood pressure

In a new study, scientists have pinpointed cells in the immune system that could be key to tackling high blood pressure. The findings also shed...

You could control blood pressure by eating 3 foods and avoiding 4 things

High blood pressure is a common chronic health condition. It is a silent killer because there are no obvious symptoms. However, it is a big...

Why common blood pressure drug may raise skin cancer risk

Hydrochlorothiazide is one of the most commonly used medicines to reduce blood pressure in the US, where over ten million people use the drug...