How dementia and high blood pressure are connected

How dementia and high blood pressure are connected

High blood pressure is a common chronic health condition many people experience. It is known that the condition is a big risk factor for heart...
One third of high blood pressure patients do not take drugs correctly

One third of high blood pressure patients do not take drugs correctly

In a recent international study, researchers find that more than one third of 1,400 people with high blood pressure have not been taking their...
How to check your blood pressure correctly at home

How to check your blood pressure correctly at home

People with high blood pressure or a high risk for the disease need to monitor their blood pressure regularly. It is more convenient to measure...
6 things you can control to protect your blood pressure

6 things you can control to protect your blood pressure

High blood pressure is a dangerous health conditions that can increase risks of heart disease and stroke. Luckily people can keep their blood pressure under...
Two types of blood pressure drugs can bring health risks

Two types of blood pressure drugs can bring health risks

In a recent study, researchers from Intermountain Medical Center find that two types of blood pressure medications — alpha blockers and alpha 2 agonist...
Common high blood pressure risk factors everyone should know

Common high blood pressure risk factors everyone should know

High blood pressure is a health condition anyone can develop. According to NIH researchers, many factors can increase risk of high blood pressure. This includes age,...
8 ways to have healthy blood pressure

8 ways to have healthy blood pressure

High blood pressure can lead to stroke by damaging and weakening your brain's blood vessels, causing them to narrow, rupture or leak. It is also...
High blood pressure before age 55 may make heart disease more dangerous

High blood pressure before age 55 could make heart disease more dangerous

When someone gets diagnosed with hypertension, either early (before the age of 55) or later in life, can have important health ramifications. According to a...
Heart failure patients should be careful about their drugs and supplements

Heart failure patients should be careful about their drugs and supplements

In a recent statement from the American Heart Association, experts claim that commonly used medications and nutritional supplements may cause or worsen heart failure. Recent...
Combining blood pressure and cholesterol drugs may reduce stroke risk

Combining blood pressure and cholesterol drugs may reduce stroke risk

In a recent study, researchers show that combining drugs that lowers blood pressure with medication that lowers cholesterol could reduce first-time strokes by 44%. Stroke...
How marijuana could hurt your heart and blood pressure

How marijuana could hurt your heart and blood pressure

In a recent study, researchers from Georgia State University find that marijuana use is associated with a three-fold risk of death from high blood...
How to have healthy blood pressure

How to have healthy blood pressure

A healthy blood pressure level is below 120/80 mm Hg for most people. According to the new blood pressure guideline, measurement higher than 130/80 mm...
Why high blood pressure in pregnancy is dangerous to women

Why high blood pressure in pregnancy is dangerous to women

Preeclampsia and gestational hypertension are common pregnancy complications. They involve high blood pressure that develops for the first time during pregnancy and returns to normal...
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...
Why Montmorency tart cherry juice is good for your blood pressure and cholesterol

Montmorency tart cherry juice is good for your blood pressure and cholesterol

If you want to control your blood pressure and blood cholesterol levels, you should try Montmorency tart cherry juice, according to a study published...

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How to lower blood pressure

How to lower blood pressure every day

High blood pressure is a chronic disease that contributes to heart disease and stroke. Because the disease often has no signs or symptoms, it is...
High blood pressure medicines may bring health risks

High blood pressure medicines may bring health risks

In a recent study, researchers find that two types of blood pressure medications, alpha blockers and alpha 2 agonist, show higher variability in blood...
Two types of blood pressure drugs can bring health risks

Two types of blood pressure drugs can bring health risks

In a recent study, researchers from Intermountain Medical Center find that two types of blood pressure medications — alpha blockers and alpha 2 agonist...
7 things that make your blood pressure reading falsely high

7 things that make your blood pressure reading falsely high

For people with high blood pressure or a high risk of the disease, monitoring their blood pressure may become a daily requirement. As more advanced...
Common high blood pressure risk factors everyone should know

Common high blood pressure risk factors everyone should know

High blood pressure is a health condition anyone can develop. According to NIH researchers, many factors can increase risk of high blood pressure. This includes age,...