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New Procedure May Aid Stubborn High Blood Pressure

New blood pressure guidelines – Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center

[DR ETTINGER] So the new guidelines are quite remarkable<p>They look at several things one is redefining what hypertension is and that's anything over …

How to stay off the high blood pressure-drug path

Earlier this month about 30 million Americans received some bad news. Overnight they developed high blood pressure, and most of them are unaware of …

High Blood Pressure

New medical guidelines redefine 'high blood pressure'

The definition of high blood pressure just got a little tougher.Earlier this month, the American College of Radiology and the American Heart …

Diabetes

Got High Blood Pressure? Here’s Why You Need to Cut Back on Salt (Seriously)

There's a dangerous connection between sodium and high blood pressure, but not enough people heed doctors' warnings.<p>It's one of the first things …

Relax! This phone measures your blood pressure

This Swiss electronics company is on a mission: to stop millions of people dying of ignorance each year.Worldwide, high blood pressure leads to around 9.4 million deaths annually according to figures from the World Health Organization. And yet, the condition is easily diagnosed and treated. In the …

High Blood Pressure

Here are 15 foods that can increase your blood pressure levels

High blood pressure can damage your heart, brain, kidneys, and cause a number of other complications such as disabilities. There are certain foods …

Blood pressure secret is unlocked: Hope for better drug treatments after major breakthrough by British experts

A breakthrough by British scientists could pave the way for more effective blood pressure drugs.<p>Experts have discovered how the body regulates blood …

High Blood Pressure

Medical groups revise blood pressure guidelines for older adults

Two leading medical organizations are recommending a less aggressive target for the treatment of high blood pressure in adults 60 and older who are otherwise healthy.<p>Traditionally, the threshold for high blood pressure has been set at 140 mmHg systolic blood pressure (the top number in a …

Medicine

Lack of sleep and risk of high blood pressure

<b>Dear Mayo Clinic:</b> I’ve heard that having sleep apnea can increase your blood pressure. What if you don’t sleep well but don’t have sleep apnea. Does …

Making sense of conflicting blood pressure advice

WASHINGTON — New and conflicting advice from reputable health organizations about when to begin addressing high blood pressure might be confusing, …

The Affordable Mineral Proven to Lower High Blood Pressure

A priest, a rabbi, a reverend, and an imam walk into a bar. Chances are one of these people has high blood pressure, based on current statistics. You …

High blood pressure may protect over-80s from dementia

It is well known that high blood pressure is a risk factor for dementia, so the results of a new study from the University of California, Irvine, are …

Cocoa powder, spinach, more: 5 foods to help manage blood pressure

Normal blood pressure at doctor's office may be misleading

It’s commonly believed that anxiety in the doctor’s office causes patients’ blood pressure to rise. But for some people, the opposite occurs: Their …

Lowering systolic blood pressure to below 120 would save more than 100,000 lives per year in the US

Intensive treatment to lower systolic (top number) blood pressure to below 120 would save more than 100,000 lives per year in the United States, …

Beware of low diastolic readings when treated for high blood pressure

In the Journals<p>Published: November, 2016<p><b>Image: AndreyPopov/Thinkstock</b><p>Researchers have found evidence that links heart tissue damage to blood pressure …

Blood pressure spike around doctors might point to heart problem

Some older people who get what's known as white coat hypertension - a spike in blood pressure at the doctors' office - may have an increased risk of heart disease and stroke, a study suggests.<p>White coat hypertension is pretty common - lots of people get stressed out around doctors and it's not …

5 Natural Ways to Lower Your Blood Pressure

Studies over the past 20 years have shown that the majority of people in economic developing countries have blood pressure numbers that are higher …

6 Scents That Have the Power to Heal

Research on essential oils is pouring in: Some 20 recent studies show sniffing the stuff could benefit your health—but only if done right. Here, a crash course in aromatherapy<p>No longer just the domain of new-age spas and hippie enclaves, essential oils have become a $1.2 billion business. The …

Magnesium Supplements May Help to Lower Blood Pressure

Getting enough magnesium may help keep blood pressure under control, a new meta-analysis of previous research finds.<p>People in studies who took …

Does beetroot juice lower blood pressure?

Beetroot has been used since the Middle Ages as a treatment for ailments, particularly those relating to the blood and digestion.<p>Medical researchers …

Fluctuating Blood Pressure: 8 Common Causes & Natural Remedies

Home » Heart Health » Blood Pressure » Fluctuating blood pressure: Causes and treatments<p>Fluctuating blood pressure: Causes and treatments<p>By: Dr. …

Do YOU have high blood pressure? Have a protein shake: Experts find supplements 'reduce the risk of heart disease and strokes'

Drinking a protein supplement could help to reduce the risk of heart disease and stroke, new research suggests.<p>Whey protein - popular among …

Holistic Medicine

How a Whole-Grain Diet Can Help Regulate Your Blood Pressure

A diet rich in whole grains may significantly lower the risk of cardiovascular disease in overweight and obese adults who are younger than age 50, …

Soup Recipe: Tangy Mulligatawny with Turkey

At the beginning of Soup Week we asked our readers what soups they would like to learn. One soup that cropped up with surprising frequency was …

Curries

10 Dietary Ways to Lower a High Blood Pressure

If you’re among the one in three people with hypertension, it’s good to know that several relatively simple dietary changes can help to improve your …

Nutrition