High Blood Pressure

6 things everyone can do to protect blood pressure health

High blood pressure is a dangerous health condition that can increase the risks of heart disease and stroke. Luckily, people can keep their blood pressure...

Popular blood pressure drugs may increase suicide risk

Angiotensin receptor blockers (ARBs) and ACE inhibitors are commonly used to treat high blood pressure, chronic kidney disease, heart failure, and diabetes. They both work...

Scientists find the cause of high blood pressure in people with sleep apnea

In a new study, researchers found the potential cause of high blood pressure in people with sleep apnea. The research was conducted by a team...

Mindfulness training may help you lower blood pressure

As the leading cause of death in both the United States and the world, heart disease claims nearly 18 million lives every year, according...

Researchers find the key to treating high blood pressure

With one in four adults suffering from high blood pressure in the UK and over 1.1 billion people across the globe, it is one...

Arm cuff blood pressure results may not effectively predict heart disease

Central blood pressure, also called blood pressure amplification, is measured at the aorta, the artery closest to the heart. In a recent study from the...

Practicing gratitude may help lower blood pressure

Before the feast begins, everyone around the table shares something that makes them feel grateful. It's a Thanksgiving tradition in many U.S. families, but you...

Flu prevention strategies beyond getting a shot and washing your hands

It's cold and flu season, and the usual advice is being dispensed: Get the influenza vaccine, wash your hands regularly and avoid contact with anyone...

How sugar and whole fruit could affect your blood pressure

In a new study, researchers found that added sugar in daily diet is strongly linked to high blood pressure in older women. On the contrary,...

This common health problem may increase your risk of high blood pressure

High blood pressure affects 30-45% of adults and is the leading global cause of premature death, while gum disease (periodontitis) affects more than 50%...

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