High Blood Pressure Health News

Date Posted
Article Title
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

8/17/2001
No Cancer Risk with Blood Pressure Drugs

Swedish study puts nagging worries to rest

8/16/2001
Cough Tied to Heart Drug May Be Ironed Out

Supplements may ease side effect of ACE inhibitors

8/15/2001
Most With Hypertension Visit Doctor Regularly

Insurance won't guarantee keeping it under control

8/9/2001
High Blood Pressure Genes Detected

Rare defects may help explain most cases

8/2/2001
A Cooling Approach to Stroke Treatment

Hypothermia may help in severe cases, study shows

7/23/2001
Banana's Appeal Ripens for Blood Pressure

New research shows potassium-rich foods may lower your risk of stroke