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Blood pressure lowering treatment not always help the heart

Intensive blood pressure lowering treatment not always helps the heart

Blood pressure lowering treatment does not reduce death or cardiovascular disease in healthy individuals with a systolic blood pressure below 140. This is shown in...
How hormone could cause high blood pressure

How hormone could cause high blood pressure

Recent studies have shown that 1 in 4 American adults suffer from high blood pressure. In about 15% of these people, high blood pressure is...
A low-salt diet still raises blood pressure if your body clock is broken

A low-salt diet still raises blood pressure if your body clock is broken

We know that a high-salt diet is a big risk factor for high blood pressure. Unfortunately, it is very easy to too much salt in...
Intensive blood pressure control may reduce risk of mild cognitive impairment

Intensive blood pressure control may reduce risk of mild cognitive impairment

Significant reductions in the risk of mild cognitive impairment (MCI), and the combination of MCI and dementia, have been shown for the first time...
Blood pressure and cholesterol drugs could protect patients more than a decade

Blood pressure and cholesterol drugs could protect patients more than a decade

Blood pressure and cholesterol lowering drugs continue to improve survival in patients with hypertension after more than a decade, according to late breaking results...
How marijuana can hurt your heart and blood pressure

How marijuana could hurt your heart and blood pressure

In a recent study, researchers from Georgia State University found that marijuana use is associated with a three-fold risk of death from high blood...
Extreme swings in blood pressure are deadly dangerous

Extreme swings in blood pressure are deadly dangerous

Extreme ups and downs in systolic blood pressure may be just as deadly as having consistently high blood pressure, according to a new study...
Low-dose aspirin could help pregnant women with high blood pressure

Low-dose aspirin could help pregnant women with high blood pressure

A daily dose of aspirin could help pregnant women in the first stage of high blood pressure avoid a condition that puts both mother...

A better way to treat high blood pressure

A strategy that examines a patient's overall heart disease and stroke risk to determine blood pressure treatment—rather than blood pressure levels alone—is more effective...
These habits can help fight high blood pressure

These habits can help fight high blood pressure

High blood pressure is a chronic health condition that can lead to heart disease and stroke. One key to fighting the condition is having...

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