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Surgery involving ultrasound energy could treat high blood pressure

Surgery involving ultrasound energy could treat high blood pressure

An operation that targets the nerves connected to the kidney has been found to significantly reduce blood pressure in patients with hypertension, according to...
The latest blood pressure guidelines—what they mean for you

The latest blood pressure guidelines—what they mean for you

Updated blood pressure guidelines from the American Heart Association mean that many more Americans, notably older people, are now diagnosed with high blood pressure,...
High blood pressure in your 40s may be tied to higher risk of dementia

High blood pressure in your 40s may be tied to higher risk of dementia

Women who develop high blood pressure in their 40s may be more likely to develop dementia years later, according to a study. The finding is...
The most used method of measuring blood pressure is often inaccurate, study finds

The most used method of measuring blood pressure is often inaccurate

The most common method of measuring blood pressure is often inaccurate, a new study has found. This could mean people at risk of serious conditions...
This dieting plan could improve blood pressure and blood sugar

This dieting plan may improve your blood pressure and blood sugar

In a recent study, researchers from UAB found that eating early in the daytime and fasting for the rest of the day improves blood...
New risk of blood pressure drugs

New risk of common blood pressure drugs

Two types of blood pressure medications — alpha blockers and alpha 2 agonist — show increased variability in blood pressure measurements between doctor visits,...
Low blood pressure could increase the risk of heart attack

Low blood pressure could increase the risk of heart attack

Low blood pressure may increase the risk of heart attack in patients with coronary disease, suggests a new study. The team behind the research, from...
8 common complications of high blood pressure

8 common complications of high blood pressure

Because high blood pressure diagnosis is based on blood pressure readings, this condition can go undetected for years, as symptoms do not usually appear...
High blood pressure in early and middle age can increase heart disease danger

High blood pressure in early and middle age can increase heart disease danger

Hypertension stresses your body’s blood vessels, causing them to clog or weaken. This can lead to narrowing of the blood vessels and making them more...
Why sleep is so important for your blood pressure

Why sleep is so important for your blood pressure

Many lifestyle habits may increase the risk of high blood pressure, such as being overweight or obese and eating high-sodium food. In addition, recent research...