High Blood Pressure Health News

Date Posted
Article Title
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
High Blood Pressure

Reduce your risk

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

5/15/2002
Tough Job, Bad Marriage Can Cause Hypertension

Canadian study shows stress on the job and at home raises blood pressure

5/14/2002
High Blood Pressure Treatment a 'Must' for Diabetes

Aggressive treatment lowers both blood pressure and patient costs

5/6/2002
The Pressures of Home

Are home blood pressure readings accurate?

4/17/2002
Job Stress May Take Toll on Pregnancy

Expectant moms who work at higher risk of preeclampsia

4/2/2002
Gene Mutations Can Make Heart Drugs Go Haywire

Carriers may have deadly response to warfarin

4/2/2002
Position Counts

Where your arm should be during a blood pressure test

4/1/2002
Aerobic Exercise Reduces Blood Pressure

Study shows positive outcome across the board

3/26/2002
Big Blood Pressure Gap a Risk for Dialysis Patients

Study finds odds of dying within a year are higher

3/25/2002
Mild Hypertension Not a Cause of Headaches

Study finds less pain among people with high blood pressure

3/14/2002
Blood Pressure Drugs Double as Bodybuilders

ACE inhibitors reduce muscle loss in older women

2/26/2002
The Hypertensive Will Have Lots of Company

Study finds 90% lifetime risk among middle-aged people

2/11/2002
Hypertension Drugs Have Bonus Benefit

Study finds they also make heart pump blood better

2/4/2002
1/17/2002
Estrogen May Hold Secret to High Blood Pressure

Role of hormone receptors shown in animal study

1/16/2002
High Blood Pressure, Decongestants a Bad Mix

Medicines could increase risk of stroke, heart attack

12/12/2001
Study: 'White-Coat' Hypertension Isn't Harmless

Intermittent blood pressure changes can hurt heart

10/31/2001
High-Normal Blood Pressure Is Dangerous

Study: A mild elevation increases coronary risks

10/24/2001
Hypertension Drug Helps Burn Patients Recover

Stops adrenaline, aids rebuilding of muscle mass

10/1/2001
Hypertension Drug Also Keeps Heart Sleek

Less bulk lowers risk of heart attack, stroke, study shows

9/27/2001
Controlling Hypertension Cuts Stroke Risk

Works even for patients with normal blood pressure

8/29/2001
Tracking Your Treatment

Charting blood pressure, medication a good idea