High Blood Pressure

Breathing your way to preventing high blood pressure

Breathing your way to preventing high blood pressure

The most common type of hypertension, which accounts for 95 per cent of people with high blood pressure, might one day be prevented with...
How to block high blood pressure in sleep apnea

How to block high blood pressure in sleep apnea

Obstructive sleep apnea – a disorder that affects nearly one out of four people between the ages of 30 and 70 – is a...
8 main causes of high blood pressure

8 main causes of high blood pressure

Changes, either from genes or the environment, in the body’s normal functions may cause high blood pressure. These causes include changes to kidney fluid and...
8 easy ways to lower your blood pressure

8 easy ways to lower your blood pressure

High blood pressure, also known as hypertension, is a worldwide problem and the leading risk factor for death. An estimated 1 billion people globally have a...
7 simple tips to keep your blood pressure down

7 simple tips to keep your blood pressure down

When it comes to preventing and treating high blood pressure, one often-overlooked strategy is managing stress. If you often find yourself tense and on-edge,...
This common snack can send your blood pressure soaring

This common snack can send your blood pressure soaring

Black licorice. You either love it – or you hate it. But one Western researcher is offering a reason to pass the next time you...
Lowering blood pressure intensively may harm people with diabetes

Lowering blood pressure intensively may harm people with diabetes

People with diabetes often have high blood pressure and an increased cardiovascular risk. They are therefore often recommended more intensive blood pressure lowering treatment...
Montmorency cherry juice could reduce high blood pressure as much as medicines

Montmorency cherry juice could help reduce high blood pressure as much as medicines

Drinking tart Montmorency cherry juice can reduce high blood pressure as much as medicines, according to a recent study. The findings are published in The...
Why do we develop high blood pressure

Why do we develop high blood pressure?

Abnormally high blood pressure, or hypertension, may be related to changes in brain activity and blood flow early in life. That’s according to a study...
A cup of beetroot juice per day may help lower blood pressure

A cup of beetroot juice per day may help lower blood pressure

A cup of beetroot juice a day may help reduce your blood pressure, according to a small study in the American Heart Association journal...