High Blood Pressure Health News

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10/23/2017
Heart Disease, Stroke Cutting Black Lives Short

Life span about three years less than for whites, heart association statement says

10/20/2017
Yoga + Aerobics Doubles Heart Benefits

Combined, these exercises are better than either alone, study suggests

10/11/2017
Stroke Risk Factors Are Rising

More people survive these brain attacks, but the health problems that cause stroke aren't going away

10/10/2017
A Man's Health May Rely on Health of His Marriage

Heart risk factors improve when married life is good, decline when it's not, study finds

10/9/2017
Can Sauna Sweats Lower Your Blood Pressure?

Frequent bathers reaped the most benefits in Finnish study

10/5/2017
Hockey Viewers' Hearts May Pay a Penalty

Attending an exciting game can double the heart rate of spectators

10/5/2017
High Blood Pressure and Dementia

Women who develop high blood pressure in mid-adulthood at increased risk of dementia, study finds

10/4/2017
High Blood Pressure in 40s a Dementia Risk for Women?

Study didn't find same link in men

9/28/2017
Can You 'Om' Your Way to a Healthy Heart?

American Heart Association says meditation may help, but don't forgo traditional medicine

9/27/2017
High Blood Pressure in Pregnancy May Boost Child's Obesity Risk

Even high readings in the last trimester linked to greater odds, study found

9/21/2017
One Weight-Loss Surgery Shows Lasting Results

Patients 77 pounds slimmer on average 12 years after gastric bypass, study finds

9/18/2017
Even Teens Can Suffer Organ Damage From High Blood Pressure

Study spots warning signs in kids with readings in the normal range

9/16/2017
Some May Need a Little Help Monitoring Blood Pressure at Home

Heart group says single, less educated people too often forgo this key means of tracking their health

9/13/2017
Health Tip: Treating Sleep Apnea

To prevent significant health problems

9/11/2017
'Healthy' Obese Still Face Higher Heart Risks

Higher odds detected, even without diabetes or high blood pressure, study finds

9/11/2017
Do E-Cigarettes Damage Blood Vessels?

Small study links the devices to higher blood pressure, heart rate and stiffer arteries

9/6/2017
Recession Took Toll on Health of Rural Young Blacks

Greater economic fallout linked to raised heart disease risks in 25- and 26-year-olds, study finds

9/6/2017
Uptick in U.S. Stroke Deaths Sets Off Alarms: CDC

High rates of obesity and diabetes are a major culprit, researchers say

8/31/2017
Calcium in Arteries May Best Predict Risk of Heart Attack, Stroke

Factors such as cholesterol and blood pressure might be less of a concern, study contends

8/31/2017
New Hope From Old Drugs in Fight Against Parkinson's

Asthma medications may lower risk, but much more research is needed

8/28/2017
Young Adults May Be Ignoring High Blood Pressure

Only 4 in 10 with the condition get it under control, study reports

8/23/2017
More Support for Tight Blood Pressure Control

Aggressive treatment seemed well-tolerated and worth greater expense, studies found

8/22/2017
Doctor-Patient Dialogue May Boost Use of Blood Pressure Drugs

Physicians in poor neighborhoods should ask about employment, relationships, study says

8/21/2017
Kids' Cases of High Blood Pressure May Rise Under New Guidelines

Simplified tables from American Academy of Pediatrics likely to raise detection rates

8/10/2017
Is Pot Linked to Blood Pressure Deaths?

Study suggests so, but heart expert questions the finding

8/7/2017
Blood Pressure Fluctuations Tied to Dementia Risk in Study

But the research only found an association, not cause-and-effect connection

8/7/2017
Midlife Behaviors May Affect Your Dementia Risk

Of greatest importance are diabetes, blood pressure and smoking, researchers say

8/2/2017
10 Factors to Predict Bleeding Risk in Stroke Survivors

New method may aid doctors in assessing harms, benefits of anti-clotting drugs

7/26/2017
Don't Put Off Weight-Loss Surgery Till You're Heavier

Best results seen for those with pre-op BMI of less than 40, study says

7/24/2017
One Stroke Raises Risk for Another, Even Years Later: Study

Ongoing care is essential to prevent recurrence, experts say

7/20/2017
Targeting 9 Risk Factors Could Prevent 1 in 3 Dementia Cases: Study

Reducing mid-life hearing loss might make the biggest difference

7/18/2017
More Evidence That Midlife Weight Gain Harms Your Health

Risk of diabetes, heart disease rises when waistlines widen slowly, study finds

7/5/2017
'Simple 7' Steps Can Help Improve Blood Pressure in Blacks

Adherence to the American Heart Association guidelines may help prevent stroke, study finds

6/28/2017
Heavy Teens May Be Setting Themselves Up for a Stroke

But kids who lose weight by age 20 can cut their chances, study suggests

6/28/2017
Popular Heartburn Meds Don't Raise Alzheimer's Risk: Study

New research debunks other studies suggesting that medications used to treat ulcers, reflux cause mental decline

6/26/2017
Study Challenges Touted Link Between Eczema and Heart Disease

Researcher now probing whether more severe cases of the skin disorder increase odds of heart problems

6/22/2017
Heart Disease: A Price Humans Pay for Fertility?

Study finds genes that boost risk for cardiovascular trouble also up chances of having children

6/22/2017
Too Few Women, Docs Understand Dangers of Heart Disease

It kills more than all cancers combined, but study says many overlook the risk

6/19/2017
Major Heart Group Says Doctor-Patient Talks Are Key

Info needs to be tailored to patient's needs, level of understanding

6/14/2017
Home Blood Pressure Monitors Wrong 7 of 10 Times: Study

Checking your device against ones used at your doctor's office may be advised, experts say

6/14/2017
Nighttime Airport Noise May Raise Heart Risks

More research needed to confirm that exposure to aircraft noise is the cause of health issues

6/12/2017
Meds Rooted in Ancient China May Help Heart: Review

But U.S. experts greet report with caution, urge further research

6/7/2017
6/6/2017
Chronic Pain Common in Adults With Depression, Anxiety

Study finds the double whammy is a significant and growing health problem

6/5/2017
Moving Toward a Better Blood Pressure Pill

Combining low doses of multiple drugs might work for some, study finds

5/30/2017
Can a 70-Year-Old Have the Arteries of a 20-Year-Old?

It's possible, but hard work in today's 'Western' culture, study finds

5/25/2017
Stroke Risk Can Rise With Pregnancy-Linked High Blood Pressure

Infections, clotting disorders, history of high blood pressure puts women with preeclampsia in jeopardy, study says

5/22/2017
Anabolic Steroids May Tax the Heart

Weight-lifters using the synthetic hormones have lower pumping capacity, study finds

5/17/2017
Health Tip: Is Your Lifestyle Raising Blood Pressure?

Factors you have the ability to change

5/16/2017
Angela Bassett Puts the Spotlight on Heart Health

Award-winning actress' mother had type 2 diabetes and died from heart issues