High Blood Pressure

Living near oil and gas wells is linked to high blood pressure, heart disease,...

In a new study, researchers found a possible connection between the intensity of oil and gas exploration in an area and early indicators of...

These two strategies are both necessary for blood pressure control

In a recent review study, researchers find both targeted and population-based strategies for blood pressure control can help prevent high blood pressure. High blood pressure...

Checking blood pressure at home is more accurate than in office

In a new paper, researchers suggest that doctors could improve the care of high blood pressure by relying more on home blood pressure (BP)...

How western diets could harm your blood pressure

A South American tribe living in near-total isolation with no Western dietary influences showed no increase in average blood pressure from age one to...

Blue light could help reduce high blood pressure

In a new study, researchers found that exposure to blue light could decrease blood pressure, reducing the risk of developing cardiovascular disease. The study is...

Intensively lowering blood pressure could harm your health

In a recent study, researchers at Trinity College Dublin advised caution when treating blood pressure in some older people. Their study contrasts with recent advice...

Marijuana use linked to higher risk of stroke, heart disease, high blood pressure

In a recent study reported by American College of Cardiology, researchers find that marijuana use is linked to higher risk of heart failure and...

Smoke-free policies may help lower blood pressure

In a new study, researchers found that smoke-free policies have been associated with lower systolic (top number) blood pressure readings among non-smokers. While smoke-free policies...

This dieting plan may improve your blood pressure and blood sugar

In a recent study, researchers from UAB found that eating early in the daytime and fasting for the rest of the day improves blood...

Treating low-risk mild high blood pressure may harm health, Oxford research shows

In a new study, researchers found no evidence to support recent US guideline recommendations that encourage doctors to offer treatment to patients with low-risk...