Samuel J. Mann, MD

Samuel J. Mann, MD, professor of clinical medicine, New York Presbyterian Hospital/Weill-Cornell Medical College, New York City. He is a nationally recognized hypertension specialist and author of Hypertension and You; Old Drugs, New Drugs, and the Right Drugs for Your High Blood Pressure.

Blood Pressure

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...

High Blood Pressure

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…

High Blood Pressure

Are Your Blood Pressure Readings Fooling You?

You might have “masked hypertension” When your blood pressure is taken at the doctor’s office, it is good news when…

High Blood Pressure

Are You Taking the Right Blood Pressure Medication?

Millions of Americans aren’t…leaving them at increased risk for stroke and heart attack. If you’re one of the roughly 75…

High Blood Pressure

My Systolic Blood Pressure is Mildly Elevated Shortly After I Wake Up. Should I Be Worried?

Q: My systolic blood pressure is mildly elevated shortly after I wake up. Should I be worried? A: Probably not.…

High Blood Pressure

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…