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9 drugs that could treat high blood pressure

Blood pressure medicines work in different ways to stop or slow some of the body’s functions that cause high blood pressure. Common medicines that could...
Cherry concentrate can lower blood pressure as much as drugs

Cherry concentrate can lower blood pressure as much as drugs

Drinking cherry concentrate can lower systolic blood pressure for up to three hours, our study found. If tart Montmorency cherry concentrate was a drug, it...
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 effectively

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...
High Blood Cholesterol

Why high blood cholesterol is so harmful

To understand high blood cholesterol, it helps to learn about cholesterol. Cholesterol is a waxy, fat-like substance that’s found in all cells of the body. Your...

Blood pressure guidelines, one year later: monitoring the change

Tim Landis was a healthy 66-year-old who hiked, biked and jogged, wasn't overweight and watched what he ate. But after he died suddenly of a...
8 ways to have healthy blood pressure

8 ways to have healthy blood pressure

High blood pressure can lead to stroke by damaging and weakening your brain's blood vessels, causing them to narrow, rupture or leak. It is also...
Seven things to eat or avoid to lower your blood pressure

Seven things to eat or avoid to lower your blood pressure

High blood pressure is called the silent killer. That’s because it has no symptoms. Having high blood pressure (hypertension) increases your risk of heart...
How to manage your blood pressure drugs

How to manage your blood pressure drugs

If you have high blood pressure, the lifestyle habits noted above may not lower your blood pressure enough. If they don’t, you’ll need to take...

7 common mistakes in your blood pressure reading

Crossing your legs or even talking can have a significant impact on your blood pressure reading, according to the American Heart Association. Here they identifies...

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