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High Blood Pressure? Hold Off on That Medication

A new study challenges US guidelines to treat everyone with mild hypertension with medication.

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The Blood Pressure Medicine That May Increase Risk for Lung Cancer

All drugs come with potential side effects, but the leading cause of cancer deaths in the uS shouldn’t be one of them.

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Under Age 40? Your High Blood Pressure Is More Harmful Than You Might Imagine

High blood pressure mainly affects older adults, but it can also occur earlier in life. Here’s what can happen when it occurs before age 40…

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Why do I need to measure my blood pressure in both arms?

Differences in blood pressure between arms can signal health problems, including serious ones. Here’s what you need to know.

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Dementia Risk Starts Early with High Blood Pressure

High blood pressure is a known risk factor for dementia. But at what age does the risk start? It’s earlier than you probably think. Recent research…

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What’s Coffee Doing to My Blood Pressure?

Plenty of things can raise our blood pressure. But caffeine doesn’t affect everyone’s blood pressure the same way. Read on for details…

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Surprising Foods That Lower Your Blood Pressure

Controlling blood pressure takes more than a daily banana. Fortunately, there are a variety of delicious foods you may never think of. Read on…

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Energy Drink Danger: Just One Spikes Your Blood Pressure—and Worse

Super-caffeinated beverages may give you more of a jolt than you bargained for—and wind up sending you to the ER.

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Don’t Let the New Blood Pressure Guidelines Fool You—or Your Doctor

New guidelines mean that 103 million American adults now have high blood pressure. That could be a recipe for over-treatment.

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Lowering Your Blood Pressure

In her book, Dr. Bond Brill recommends The Mineral Diet, which can help lower blood pressure.

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What the New Blood Pressure Guidelines Mean for You

New blood pressure guidelines mean more people qualify for hypertension diagnosis. Here's what that means for you...

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Reasons Why Your Blood Pressure Is Still High

New research shows how 100,000 lives could be saved each year... When it comes to treating serious medical conditions, you…

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Meet the Real Villain of High Blood Pressure—Sugar

When it comes to high blood pressure, Public Enemy #1 has always been salt. For years, our doctors, governments, dietary…

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Tart Cherry Juice Lowers Blood Pressure

Tart Montmorency cherries and their juice, already a popular natural remedy for gout, sore muscles and insomnia, may be good…

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7 Little Ways to Keep Your Blood Pressure Low All Day Long

Whether your blood pressure is normal, borderline or high, you probably think of it as a Big Number. If it’s…