Wednesday, August 17, 2022

High Blood Pressure

Certain bacteria in mouth linked to high blood pressure in older people

In a recent study from the University at Buffalo, scientists found that some oral bacteria were linked to the development of high blood pressure...

This study finds a major cause of high blood pressure

Scientists from Brigham and Women’s Hospital found that the hormone aldosterone is a common and unrecognized contributor to high blood pressure. The research is published...

These common chronic health conditions may double or triple your COVID-19 death risk

In a recent study from Penn State, scientists found that certain pre-existing conditions may double or triple mortality risk for COVID-19. They confirmed that heart...

Many people with heart failure have uncontrolled high blood pressure, study shows

Heart failure occurs when the heart can’t pump as well as it should and fails to deliver enough oxygen to the body, making it...

How your gut can make blood pressure meds less effective

In a recent study from The University of Toledo, scientists found gut bacteria can reduce the effectiveness of certain blood pressure drugs. High blood pressure...

Frequent naps linked to high blood pressure

Scientists from Central South University found that napping on a regular basis is associated with higher risks for high blood pressure and stroke. The research...

High blood pressure linked to heart muscle scarring

Scientists from the National Heart Center Singapore found that heart muscle scarring is linked to worse health outcomes in patients with high blood pressure. heart...

Cherry concentrate can lower blood pressure as much as drugs

Drinking cherry concentrate can lower systolic blood pressure for up to three hours, our latest study found. If tart Montmorency cherry concentrate was a...

Intensive blood pressure control can lower risk of heart muscle damage

Scientists from Wake Forest found that aggressive lowering of blood pressure in people with high blood pressure reduced the risk of left ventricular hypertrophy...

Intensive blood pressure control could benefit people with type 2 diabetes

Scientists from the National University of Ireland found that people with type 2 diabetes who received intensive treatment to keep their blood pressure levels...