High Blood Pressure Health News

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7/18/2016
9 Out of 10 Strokes Could Be Prevented, Study Finds

High blood pressure is the most important controllable risk factor

7/14/2016
Health Before a Stroke Is Big Predictor of Second Attack

Getting hypertension, cholesterol under control could be key to avoiding later dementia, too, study finds

7/12/2016
Dietary Mineral Could Be One Key to Blood Pressure Control

People who didn't get enough daily magnesium had higher BP readings, analysis showed

6/30/2016
Men Face Greater Risk of Cardiac Arrest: Study

Heart disease tends to develop earlier than it does in women, researchers say

6/29/2016
Progress Against Heart Deaths Starting to Wane, Report Warns

Obesity, diabetes epidemics may be to blame, doctors say

6/27/2016
Blood Pressure Problems During Pregnancy, Heart Trouble Later?

Spotting risk early may help women make healthy lifestyle changes sooner, study author says

6/22/2016
Irregular Heartbeat More Deadly in Blacks: Study

They were twice as likely to suffer stroke, heart failure and death than whites with atrial fibrillation

6/22/2016
Health Tip: Get Checked for High Blood Pressure

You probably don't have symptoms

6/21/2016
Long Work Hours May Hurt Your Health

At the job more than 60 hours a week had most damaging effects on women's well-being, study finds

6/17/2016
Blood Pressure May Soar if You Live Near an Airport

Rates nearly doubled for people exposed to engine noise, study found

6/16/2016
For Better Heart Care, Get a Pharmacist on Your Team

Canadian study highlights a potential opportunity to improve public health

6/15/2016
Heart Disease Down Among Over-40 Americans

Better control of risk factors such as smoking, high blood pressure likely behind the change

6/14/2016
Opioid Painkillers Raise Deadly Heart Risks for Some: Study

Much of the risk for early death was related to cardiovascular complications, not overdoses

6/14/2016
Shouting? The 'Silent Treatment'? How Spouses Argue Linked to Physical Ills

Study suggests couples' disagreements may spur problems like back pain, heart trouble

6/13/2016
Spikes in Blood Pressure Don't Always Need ER Care

Most cases of 'hypertensive urgency' can be treated safely in doctor's office, large study finds

6/1/2016
ADHD Meds May Pose Heart Risks for Some Kids

Study found slightly higher chance of irregular heartbeat shortly after starting methylphenidate

5/31/2016
Smog Can Make Blood Pressure Soar: Studies

Pay attention to air quality, researchers advise

5/24/2016
More Evidence That Smog a Heart Threat

Study found 3 months of exposure linked to higher cholesterol levels, especially for those with diabetes

5/20/2016
Elderly Benefit From Intensive Blood Pressure Treatment

No greater risk of complications such as falls, fainting, study finds

5/18/2016
Could Spuds Be Bad for Blood Pressure?

Eating potatoes 4 or more times a week linked to higher readings in study

5/17/2016
Joe Montana Scoring Points Against Heart Disease

Former Super Bowl MVP focuses on daily exercise and limiting red meat, salty foods

5/16/2016
Wearable Monitor Helps Spot 'Masked' High Blood Pressure

Black people with undetected problem twice as likely to eventually have abnormal readings at doctor: study

5/13/2016
Booze, High Blood Pressure a Dangerous Mix

Study links moderate drinking to heart damage in people with hypertension

5/13/2016
Alcohol and High Blood Pressure

Alcohol consumption linked to heart risks in patients with high blood pressure, study finds.

5/9/2016
Blood Pressure Patterns May Predict Stroke Risk

Odds increase with rapid rise in middle age, study finds

4/26/2016
4/25/2016
Pharmacists Can Manage Some Chronic Conditions Effectively, Study Suggests

But it's not clear if they could reduce symptoms more or help you live longer than your doctor can

4/19/2016
After Pregnancy-Linked Diabetes, Healthy Diet May Ease Blood Pressure

Eating nutritious foods seems to counter higher risk, researchers find

4/7/2016
A Few Key Steps Can Protect Your Heart and Kidneys

Study cites smoking, body fat, exercise, blood pressure among factors to pay attention to

3/29/2016
Importance of Taking Heart Disease Drugs as Prescribed

Failing to take high cholesterol and high blood pressure medications as prescribed could have serious health consequences, new study finds.

3/28/2016
Do-It-Yourself Blood Pressure Checks May Help Spot Heart, Stroke Risk

Compared to doctor's office, morning readings at home better assessed odds of trouble, study finds

3/28/2016
Skipping Meds Greatly Ups Heart Patients' Risk of Stroke: Study

Fatal strokes seven times more likely if drugs to control blood pressure, cholesterol aren't taken as prescribed

3/24/2016
Heart Attacks Striking Younger, Fatter Americans: Study

Doctors, patients need to work together to prevent cardiac disease, experts say

3/16/2016
A Healthy Heart May Protect an Aging Brain

Study found seniors who met more heart-healthy goals showed less decline in thinking skills

3/15/2016
Mom's Weight, Blood Sugar Levels May Affect Newborn's Size

Study found women who had more genes for obesity, high blood sugar levels tended to have heavier babies

3/14/2016
Still Tired After Getting Your Zzz's? You Might Have Sleep Apnea

What you need to know about a breathing problem that can disrupt your sleep

3/9/2016
Tai Chi Could Be a Healthy Move for Your Heart

Traditional Chinese exercises might reduce depression, improve quality of life for heart patients

3/9/2016
MS Patients May Be Prone to Other Chronic Illnesses, Study Finds

High blood pressure, diabetes, heart disease and depression among common co-existing conditions

3/2/2016
Smartphone Blood-Pressure App Often Wrong, Study Finds

Measurements were off 4 out of 5 times when popular mobile application was tested

2/22/2016
Heart Irregularities May Be Linked to Pregnancy Complication

Study might help identify which women could develop high blood pressure while expecting

2/19/2016
College-Age Binge Drinkers May Face Higher Blood Pressure

Study found continued boozing was linked to elevated readings at age 24

2/19/2016
Seven Steps Toward a Healthier Heart

Eating better, exercising and managing cholesterol can help reduce your risks

2/19/2016
Obesity Can Send Kids' Blood Pressure Soaring: Study

Losing weight can bring it back in line, expert says

2/18/2016
Untreated High Blood Pressure Greatly Raises Risk of 'Bleeding' Stroke

Threat is even greater for minority patients, study found

2/15/2016
Physically Demanding Job, High Blood Pressure a Bad Mix for Women

Nurse study suggests it may triple heart disease risk

2/11/2016
Asthma May Raise Risk for Abdominal Aneurysm

Airway disease also linked to greater rupture risk in body's main artery, study suggests

2/9/2016
Healthier Diets May Be Cutting Heart, Diabetes Risks in U.S. Teens

But obesity still rose and physical activity remained the same, study showed

2/4/2016
'Obese' May Not Always Equal Unhealthy: Study

Authors warn against using body size as sole measure of good health, but other experts cite risks of too much weight

2/2/2016
Stress-Prone Teen Males May Be at Risk of High Blood Pressure Later

Study suggests young men who had most trouble coping were at greater risk of hypertension in middle age

2/1/2016
New Blood Pressure Guidelines a Danger to Patients: Study

Research says the treatment threshold is too high for those over 60 years of age