High Blood Pressure

Lowering blood pressure could reduces risk of mild cognitive impairment, dementia

Lowering blood pressure could reduces risk of mild cognitive impairment, dementia

In a recent study, researchers from UAB find that lowering one’s blood pressure is beneficial not only for the heart, but also for the...

Why do we develop high blood pressure?

High blood pressure is a chronic condition that strongly harms our health. In 90-95% of people, high blood pressure has no identifiable cause. Research has shown...
Can anxiety increase high blood pressure risk?

Can anxiety increase high blood pressure risk?

In a recent study, researchers find that sympathetic nerve activity in skeletal muscle blood vessels increases during body and mental stress in people with...
New hope to treat high blood pressure

New hope to treat high blood pressure

Recently, researchers from University of Houston show that plant-based products cannot lower blood pressure. Plant-based products include chemical supplements like resveratrol, sulforaphane and curcumin. The team...
Why high blood pressure in pregnancy is dangerous to women

Why high blood pressure in pregnancy is dangerous to women

Preeclampsia and gestational hypertension are common pregnancy complications. They involve high blood pressure that develops for the first time during pregnancy and returns to normal...
Grilled and fried food may increase risk of high blood pressure

Grilled and fried food may increase risk of high blood pressure

In a recent study, researchers find that grilled or well-done beef, chicken or fish may raise the risk of developing high blood pressure among...
Leisure activities lower blood pressure in Alzheimer’s caregivers

Leisure activities lower blood pressure in Alzheimer’s caregivers

Going for a walk outside, reading, listening to music -- these and other enjoyable activities can reduce blood pressure for elderly caregivers of spouses...
Could beta blockers harm heart attack survivors

Could beta blockers harm heart attack survivors?

Beta blockers are a class of drugs that block the action of beta adrenergic receptors and weaken the effects of stress hormones. The drugs can...
Can the new blood pressure guideline harm your health

Could the new blood pressure guideline harm your health?

Recently, the American College of Cardiology and the American Heart Association have issued new blood pressure guidelines to redefine high blood pressure, or hypertension. According...
These factors could increase your risk of high blood pressure

These factors could increase your risk of high blood pressure

According to National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute, anyone can develop high blood pressure. However, people with different age, race or ethnicity, being overweight, gender,...

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These two types of drugs are linked to dementia

These two types of drugs are linked to dementia

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Common painkiller may harm your immune system, damaging heart and kidneys

Common painkiller may harm your immune system, damage heart and kidneys

In a recent study, researchers found that a widely used type of painkiller may increase risks of heart failure and kidney disease. The type of...

Scientists confirm the main cause of dementia

In a recent study, researchers confirmed they discovered the main cause of dementia. The researchers suggest that the build-up of urea in the brain to...

These two common foods linked to most heart disease, stroke, diabetes

It is known that a diet high in salt and processed meat can bring lots of harms to people’s health. In a recent study, researchers...