High Blood Pressure Health News

Date Posted
Article Title
12/2/2003
Intense Weight Lifting Linked to Fatal Heart Trouble

It can lead to a tear in the heart's major artery

12/2/2003
Study Finds Hypertension Drugs Equal

Calcium channel blockers as effective as beta blockers

11/24/2003
Hypertension, Inflammation a Deadly Combo

Stroke risk much higher in women with high CRP levels

11/12/2003
Hypertension Harder to Control in Women

They don't respond as well as men to drugs, finds study

10/27/2003
Lowering Blood Pressure Harms Stroke Victims

Study says it leads to more brain damage

10/21/2003
Pushy People Push Up Their Blood Pressure

Hostility, impatience linked to risk factor in type A young adults

10/8/2003
9/25/2003
Minerals Worth Their Salt to Curb Hypertension

More calcium, potassium counteract effects of high sodium

9/23/2003
Lower Blood Pressure a Memory Booster

Helps older folks avoid gaffes, study finds

9/17/2003
Cancer Virus Now Tied to Deadly Lung Ailment

Herpesvirus found in primary pulmonary hypertension

9/15/2003
Hypertension Drug Also Cuts Bone Loss

But protection of thiazides lost when people stop taking them

9/8/2003
Two Blood Pressure Drugs May Act as One

Study could change regimen for hypertension, heart failure

8/28/2003
Blood Pressure Flags Revised

New guidelines lower base levels for hypertension

8/26/2003
Can Dark Chocolate Halt Heart Trouble?

Small study suggests it licks hypertension, but experts point out caloric downside

6/20/2003
Heart Hormones Slow Growth of Pancreatic Cancer Cells

Four of them are twice as effective as standard treatment, study finds

5/16/2003
Races React Differently to Hypertension Drugs

Study finds doctors need a combination of medications at hand

5/2/2003
Study Sheds Light on Possible Causes of Preeclampsia

Finds link to high concentrations of a natural chemical

4/22/2003
Moderate Lifestyle Changes Control Hypertension

Study finds determination works without drastic measures

4/3/2003
A Stiff Aorta Is a Stroke Risk

Lack of flexibility can spell trouble, study says

4/2/2003
Cholesterol Drugs Help Those with Normal Cholesterol

Statins cut heart risk in those with high blood pressure

3/25/2003
Salt Substitutes

Use other seasonings to cut your salt intake

3/24/2003
High Blood Pressure Can Go to Your Head

Study finds link to decline in thinking ability

2/12/2003
Which Blood Pressure Drug Is Best?

Australian study challenges American results

2/10/2003
Boys Lean at Birth May Have Hypertension Risk

Trouble if they have large weight gain between ages 8 and 15

2/7/2003
Spa Delivers Kidney Punch to Dialysis Patient

Whirlpools may be problem for hypertensive, researcher says

1/20/2003
Doctors Urged to Watch Diabetics' Legs

Study says treatment can cut heart attack and stroke risk

1/13/2003
Blacks Don't Treat Stroke Risk Factors

Study finds problem even among those who have had a stroke

1/8/2003
People May be Predisposed to High Blood Pressure

Lack of nephrons in kidneys may be to blame

1/3/2003
Hypertension Drug Eases Migraines

Atacand reduces number, severity of attacks

12/27/2002
High Blood Pressure Strikes Even the Young

But treatments can manage this dangerous disease

12/17/2002
Older, Cheaper Drugs Best for Hypertension

Study finds diuretics work as well as ACE inhibitors, calcium channel blockers

12/13/2002
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12/12/2002
Study Confirms Benefits of Lower Blood Pressure

Drops prevent cardiovascular problems even for those in normal range

11/19/2002
Controlling Hypertension Doesn't Help Kidney Function

But study finds it can save lives anyway

11/11/2002
Spare the Salt

Here are tips for cutting your intake

11/4/2002
One in Five Develops Heart Failure

High blood pressure, heart attacks increase risk

9/27/2002
Aim Low on Blood Pressure

Study says lower reading is better for arteries

9/26/2002
Aspirin Protects Pregnant Women With Hypertension

It prevented premature labor in pregnant women at risk for high blood pressure

9/24/2002
Stressed to the Hilt? Try the Furry Form of Valium

New research says pets are better antidote for frayed nerves

9/20/2002
Spouses Have Joint Custody of Diseases

Study finds likelihood of sharing asthma, depression, ulcers

9/2/2002
Fitness May Predict Hypertension Risk in Women

Those who exercise showed more stability in tests

7/19/2002
High Blood Sugar and Strokes

Condition puts stroke victims at greater risk of death, study finds

7/17/2002
Heart Deaths Rise in Russia

Study: Most of world sees decline

7/15/2002
Risky Living

High blood pressure risk greatest among economically disadvantaged

6/19/2002
New Player in Heart Disease Found

Molecular variation of ACE enzyme linked to hypertension

6/5/2002
Hypertension in Blacks Traced to Retaining Sodium

Impaired ability to excrete sodium may be reason for high blood pressure rate

5/28/2002
Simple Diet Change Lowers Hypertension Fast

Eating more fruits, veggies cuts it in only six months

5/17/2002
Let's Have Another Cup of Coffee?

Not if you have high blood pressure, study says

5/17/2002
New Bedtime Ritual for Hypertensive: Aspirin

Lowers pressure when taken in evening, not in morning

5/17/2002
Pumping Iron May Pump Up Blood Pressure

Aerobic activity alone may be better choice for lower blood pressure