High Blood Pressure

Hundreds of Millions more people have high blood pressure according to new guidelines

Hundreds of millions more people have high blood pressure according to new guidelines

Adopting new guidelines for high blood pressure (hypertension) would dramatically increase the number of people labeled as having the condition and being recommended for...
How arm blood pressure differences show your heart disease risk

How arm blood pressure differences show your heart disease risk

In a recent study, research team from the University of Exeter lead an analysis of more than 3,000 people in Scotland. All people had blood...
How hormone could cause high blood pressure

How hormone could cause high blood pressure

Recent studies have shown that 1 in 4 American adults suffer from high blood pressure. In about 15% of these people, high blood pressure is...
New hope to treat high blood pressure

New hope to treat high blood pressure

Recently, researchers from University of Houston show that plant-based products cannot lower blood pressure. Plant-based products include chemical supplements like resveratrol, sulforaphane and curcumin. The team...
Cut down on sugar, if you are experiencing heart rate problems

Cut down on sugar, if you are experiencing heart rate problems

If you are experiencing heart rate problems, you should not consume large amounts of sugar at once. A lot of sugar at once can result...
Can anxiety increase high blood pressure risk?

Can anxiety increase high blood pressure risk?

In a recent study, researchers find that sympathetic nerve activity in skeletal muscle blood vessels increases during body and mental stress in people with...
Leisure activities lower blood pressure in Alzheimer’s caregivers

Leisure activities lower blood pressure in Alzheimer’s caregivers

Going for a walk outside, reading, listening to music -- these and other enjoyable activities can reduce blood pressure for elderly caregivers of spouses...
Higher blood pressure may be linked to Alzheimer's

Higher blood pressure may be linked to Alzheimer’s disease

Older people who have higher blood pressure may have more signs of brain disease, specifically brain lesions, according to a study published in Neurology. Researchers...
Why drinking kefir can benefit your blood pressure

Why drinking kefir can benefit your blood pressure

In a recent study, researchers from Auburn University in Alabama find that drinking kefir may improve blood pressure by promoting communication between the gut...
Can the new blood pressure guideline harm your health

Could the new blood pressure guideline harm your health?

Recently, the American College of Cardiology and the American Heart Association have issued new blood pressure guidelines to redefine high blood pressure, or hypertension. According...