High Blood Pressure Health News

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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

5/15/2017
'Fight or Flight' Response Greater in Combat Vets With PTSD: Study

This heightened stress could increase their risk for heart disease, researchers say

5/10/2017
What Harms the Young Heart Also Hurts the Brain Later

High blood pressure, smoking in teens tied to worse mental functioning at mid-life, study finds

5/8/2017
Just 5 Percent of Daily Salt Gets Added at the Table

Processed foods, restaurant meals account for most sodium intake in average U.S. diet, study shows

5/5/2017
Just a 'Social Smoker'? Toll on Your Health Still High

Study found lighting up occasionally as damaging to blood vessel health as regular smoking

5/2/2017
Busiest Docs Get Best Results With Heart Valve Surgery

Patients more likely to receive repair than replacement from the most experienced surgeons, study finds

5/1/2017
Healthy Heart in Middle Age Delivers Big Dividends

Study found it was linked to longer, disease-free life

4/25/2017
Is a Low-Salt Diet Always Healthy?

Study claims current guidelines are too restrictive when there's sufficient potassium intake

4/24/2017
Exercise Benefits Aging Hearts, Even Those of the Obese

Physical activity helps ward off heart damage in middle age and beyond, study finds

4/24/2017
The Top 5 Conditions That Shorten Americans' Lives -- And Are Preventable

Obesity steals the most years of all, researchers say

4/19/2017
High Blood Pressure: A Silver Lining for Ovarian Cancer Patients?

Study finds prognosis may have some surprising influences

4/18/2017
Blood Pressure: Know Your Numbers

The results offer clues to your health

4/11/2017
A Healthy Middle-Aged Heart May Protect Your Brain Later

Dementia expert says take up heart-healthy habits sooner rather than later

4/11/2017
Many Americans Don't Know How to Handle High Cholesterol

Survey found they know it raises heart risks, but are confused, discouraged about how to lower it

4/10/2017
More Younger Americans Are Suffering Strokes: Study

Researchers cite rise in blood pressure and diabetes, but one specialist questions the findings

4/10/2017
Race May Play Role in Obese Teens' Blood Pressure

Extra pounds appear more problematic for whites and Hispanics, study finds

4/7/2017
Who Really Needs All Those Heart Tests?

Overtreatment may lead to excess worry and worse outcomes, report says

4/6/2017
Who Really Needs Blood Pressure, Cholesterol Meds?

Exercise and other lifestyle adjustments should be tried first, Consumer Reports advises

4/3/2017
Keys to Heart Disease Care: Communication and Trust

These factors linked to patients' greater use of cholesterol and blood pressure-lowering drugs

3/30/2017
The Saltiest Foods May Surprise You

U.S. report names major and unexpected sources of sodium in the American diet

3/20/2017
Guidelines May Miss Need for Statins in Many U.S. Blacks

Individualized scans of the arteries may be a better means of spotting patients at risk, researchers say

3/17/2017
Remote Amazon Tribe May Have Healthiest Hearts on Earth

Days spent hunting, farming and eating unprocessed foods keeps their arteries clear, researcher says

3/9/2017
Heart Disease Kicks in Earlier for Obese People

Study found that weight did not affect life span as much as quality of life

3/9/2017
1 in 7 Obese People Has Normal Blood Pressure, Cholesterol

But that doesn't mean the excess weight is harmless, researchers say

3/8/2017
Cholesterol's Impact on Heart Attack Risk May Change With Age

Study found younger patients had low levels of HDL 'good' cholesterol

3/8/2017
Americans With High Blood Pressure Still Eating Too Much Salt

Average sodium intake more than double the recommended daily limit for these patients, study finds

3/8/2017
More Folic Acid in Pregnancy May Protect Kids From High Blood Pressure

If mothers have heart disease risk factors, nutrient benefits children, study suggests

3/6/2017
Many People Don't Take Their High Blood Pressure Meds: Study

Failure to follow doctors' orders leads to unnecessary and costly treatment, research shows

2/28/2017
Youth With Type 2 Diabetes Often Face Complications

This growing group has double the problems as peers with type 1 disease, study finds

2/27/2017
Review Raises Questions About Herbal Meds for Heart Problems

While popular among patients, they haven't been proven safe or effective in clinical trials, study says

2/23/2017
Could Parkinson's Disease Raise Stroke Risk?

Or is the link the other way around? Study finds a connection, but cause-and-effect isn't clear

2/22/2017
Race May Play Role in Recurrent Stroke

Study found black seniors at higher risk for subsequent attack compared to whites

2/22/2017
Unhealthy in Middle Age, Dementia in Old Age?

Diabetes, high blood pressure, smoking may set you up for Alzheimer's, research suggests