Wednesday, August 17, 2022

High Blood Pressure

People with normal blood pressure could benefit from blood pressure drugs

Scientists from the University of Oxford found that blood pressure-lowering medication can prevent serious cardiovascular conditions such as strokes, heart failure, and heart attacks...

How your eyes could help diagnose high blood pressure

Most people over the age of 40 regularly see an optometrist. But while most see their optometrist for an eye exam, many don’t realise...

Women have a lower range of ‘normal’ blood pressure than men

Scientists from Cedars-Sinai found that women have a lower "normal" blood pressure range compared to men. The findings suggest that this one-size-fits-all approach to considering...

Scientists set 80-80-80 target for American high blood pressure policy

Scientists from the University of Washington and elsewhere are proposing an 80-80-80 target as a national hypertension policy after analyzing and modeling the results...

High blood pressure may double your risk of severe COVID, even after full vaccination

Scientists from Cedars-Sinai found that high blood pressure may double a person's risk for hospitalization from an Omicron-variant COVID-19 infection—even despite full vaccination including...

This stuff in plants can strongly reduce blood pressure

In a recent study from Southern Medical University, researchers found that intake of the flavonoid quercetin can greatly reduce high blood pressure in people...

Scientists find how to treat slightly high blood pressure

In a recent study from the American Heart Association, researchers suggest that doctors should consider prescribing medication for patients with slightly elevated blood pressure...

This Japanese food may lower blood pressure in men over 40

Scientists from Osaka Metropolitan University found that eating sunomono—a Japanese vinegared side dish—correlates to lower blood pressure categorization in men over 40. The research was...

Marijuana may strongly increase death risk in high blood pressure

In a recent study from Georgia State University, researchers found that marijuana use is linked to a three-fold risk of death from high blood...

Eating whole grains may help control blood pressure, blood sugar

Scientists from Tufts University found that people who ate at least three servings of whole grains daily had smaller increases in waist size, blood...