High Blood Pressure

Are you at risk of high blood pressure

Are you at risk of high blood pressure?

Anyone can develop high blood pressure. However, according National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute, age, race or ethnicity, being overweight, gender, lifestyle habits, and a...
How to prevent or treat high blood pressure

How to treat high blood pressure

About 1 in 3 adults in the U.S. has high blood pressure, but many don’t realize it. High blood pressure is sometimes called a “silent...
Grapes can lower blood pressure and reduce heart damage

Grapes can lower blood pressure and reduce heart damage

Can a grape-enriched diet prevent the downhill sequence of heart failure after years of high blood pressure? A University of Michigan Cardiovascular Center study suggests...
What you should know about blood pressure and the DASH eating

What you should know about blood pressure and the DASH eating

If you have high blood pressure or prehypertension, you may want to follow an eating plan called DASH. DASH stands for “Dietary Approaches to Stop...
Popular blood pressure drug linked to higher risk of skin cancer

Popular blood pressure drug linked to higher risk of skin cancer

Recently published research shows a connection between one of the most common medications for hypertension and skin cancer. Danish researchers set their sights on anti-hypertensive...
Does drinking coffee lengthen your life

Does drinking coffee lengthen your life?

Regularly drinking coffee is associated with lower blood pressure, less weight gain with aging, and less chance of developing type 2 diabetes or dying...
New blood pressure guidelines will increase hypertension diagnoses

New blood pressure guidelines will increase hypertension diagnoses

Heart experts recently released new guidelines for blood pressure, and that means millions more Americans will likely be diagnosed with the condition. Anyone with blood...
Millions of Americans have hypertension under new blood pressure guidelines

Millions of Americans have hypertension under new blood pressure guidelines

The American College of Cardiology and the American Heart Association released new blood pressure guidelines on Monday, Nov. 13, that will classify millions more...
5 common food that could help you fight high blood pressure

5 common foods that could help you fight high blood pressure

High blood pressure is a major health burden over the world. If left untreated, the disease can increase risk of heart attack, heart failure, kidney...
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...