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Scientists discover new major cause of high blood pressure

In a new study, researchers found that the hormone aldosterone is a common and unrecognized contributor to high blood pressure. The research was conducted by...

This high blood pressure drug may lower COVID-19 severity

In a new study, researchers found that older COVID-19 patients taking ACE inhibitors for high blood pressure have a lower risk of hospitalization for...

Sometimes, the best treatment for high blood pressure is to wait

A recent study from the University of Missouri found that a doctor’s decision not to intensify high blood pressure treatment is often an appropriate...

This common pain medicine may strongly lower blood pressure

In a recent study from the University of Copenhagen, researchers found that acetaminophen, a common painkiller for headaches could make blood pressure drop largely. They...

How to accurately measure blood pressure at home

High blood pressure is one of the top risk factors for heart attack and stroke. It's also common among people who develop severe COVID-19...

This blood pressure monitoring method may help people with kidney problems

Two recent studies from the University of Alabama at Birmingham found that “ambulatory” blood pressure monitoring, which is conducted while people go about their...

New evidence that lowering blood pressure could help prevent dementia

In a new study, researchers found that lowering blood pressure by taking blood pressure drugs reduces the risk of dementia and cognitive impairment by...

High blood pressure during and after exercise may predict future disease

In a new study, researchers found that higher blood pressure during exercise and delayed blood pressure recovery after exercise are linked to a higher...

This common high blood pressure drug may help prevent COVID-19 complication

In a new study, researchers have identified a drug treatment that may reduce the risk of death from the most serious complication of COVID-19,...

This diet may help lower risks of diabetes and high blood pressure

In a new study, researchers found that eating at least two daily servings of dairy is linked to lower risks of diabetes and high...

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