High Blood Pressure

Latest research findings about high blood pressure or hypertension from universities and research institutes.

Adding these two minerals to drinking water may help lower blood pressure

Adding two minerals to drinking water may help lower high blood pressure

In an Emory University study, researchers found that adding two essential minerals to drinking water may help lower blood pressure. The two minerals are calcium...

Many older people may not get the intensive blood pressure treatment they need

In a study from Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, scientists found fewer than 30% of older adults who need more intensive treatment for high...

Common snack may lead to high blood pressure, heart rhythm disorder

Licorice is a low-growing shrub mostly grown for commercial use in Greece, Turkey, and Asia. The plant’s root is used as a traditional remedy in...

Common high blood pressure drug linked to higher risk of cognitive decline

In a recent study from the University of California, San Diego, scientists found a class of drugs used for many conditions, including high blood...

Sleep apnea may cause high blood pressure

In a recent study from the Hospital Universitari Arnau de Vilanova, scientists found in people with high blood pressure resistant to treatment who also...

High blood pressure and fatty liver don’t add up in death risk

In a recent study from the University of Eastern Finland, scientists found that the combined effect of high blood pressure and fatty liver disease...

Widely used meds for pain relief may harm blood pressure

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

Where you live may affect how likely you are to take high blood pressure...

In a study from Augusta University, scientists found people who live in large urban areas may be less likely to take prescribed medications for...

Heart disease, high blood pressure, and diabetes share this common cause

In a study from Uppsala University, scientists found that deep belly fat is a major risk factor for diabetes and heart disease. They found that...

Two common blood pressure drugs could effectively prevent heart disease

In a recent study from Geisinger Medical Center, scientists found people who are just beginning treatment for high blood pressure can benefit equally from...