High Blood Pressure

High Blood Pressure

Are You Taking Blood Pressure Medications That You Don’t Need?

Most Medical Blood Pressure Readings Are Done Wrong Here’s a disturbing bit of news: A recent study reports that 81%…

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What’s Slowly Killing Your Brain

There are lots of “young-ish” people—say, people in their 30s or 40s—who have been told by their doctors that they…

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Melon Lowers Blood Pressure

Make the Most of Health Benefits from Summer Melons As though anyone needs an excuse to indulge in a cool,…

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New Hope for Pulmonary Hypertension

Cutting-Edge Care Brings Specialists Together Sometimes it is not technology or a new medication that makes the greatest difference in…

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Blood Pressure Medication Breakthrough

Scientists Develop Precise Tool to Identify Optimal Blood Pressure Prescription People who take blood pressure medications may not realize how…

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Foods That Lower Blood Pressure (Part 1)

Control Your Blood Pressure by Eating These Delicious and Healthful Foods One-third of adults in this country have high blood…

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A Quandry for Those With High Blood Pressure

My brother-in-law has high blood pressure and a family history of stroke. So in addition to taking antihypertension medication, he…

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New Clue to Controlling Hypertension

Hormone Fix for Treatment-Resistant High Blood Pressure You may never have heard of aldosterone -- many people haven’t -- but…

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Celery Lowers Blood Pressure 12 Points

And Other Amazing Food Cures Exciting news: Certain foods have been proven to work better than standard medical treatments—and they…

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Simple Hand Exercise Reduces Blood Pressure

Lowers Blood Pressure 15 Points While Watching TV I remember my grandmother doing isometric exercises each day when I was…

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What you’re not being told about hypertension

... can dramatically increase your risk for heart attack and other life-threatening conditions. High blood pressure (hypertension) occurs when the…

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What Most Doctors Won’t Tell You About High Blood Pressure

Medication may not be the best way for you to fight this silent killer High blood pressure (hypertension) is so…

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Painkiller Problem

OTC Painkillers Can Raise Already High Blood Pressure Americans tend to reach for analgesics -- aspirin, ibuprofen, naproxen or acetaminophen…

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Not Just a Warning: Prehypertension Can Be Life-Threatening

Slightly Elevated Blood Pressure Increases Risk for Heart Attack Prehypertension — it sounds like a warning, but in fact this condition,…

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Whole Grains Linked to Lower Blood Pressure

New study: Researchers who reviewed health and nutrition data for 31,684 men found that those who consumed the most whole…