Blood Pressure

Five simple ways to lower your blood pressure

The American Heart Association and the American College of Cardiology released new guidelines for diagnosing high blood pressure on November 13. …


A Large Order of Gut Microbes, Hold the Salt | GEN

We all know that too much salt in the diet isn’t good for health. High salt levels can lead to high blood pressure and cardiovascular disease. New …


New high blood pressure guidelines: Think your blood pressure is fine? Think again…

The American College of Cardiology and the American Heart Association certainly grabbed the attention of us busy primary care physicians with the …


Singapore will not adopt US' blood pressure limits: MOH

SINGAPORE: Singapore will not be adopting the new guidelines for high blood pressure that the American Heart Association (AHA) has recommended, said …


20 Ways to Lower Your Blood Pressure Naturally

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Yoghurt could help to reverse the effects of a salty diet, study shows

It's good for your heart...<p>We already knew that yoghurt is good for your bones, but now it seems it could be beneficial for heart health, too. …


MIT researchers discover that probiotic could be used to fight high blood pressure

Researchers at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology say they may one day have a new treatment for high blood pressure that focuses on what might …

High Blood Pressure

High blood pressure redefined under new guidelines: What you need to know

There are new guidelines about high blood pressure, and under them, roughly half of Americans are now considered to have the condition. Dr. Mehmet Oz of “The Dr. Oz Show” joins TODAY to explain what you need to know.


Will new blood pressure guidelines cost Americans?

The global hypertension drug market is already expected to climb to $32 billion by the end of 2020, according to analysts at Technavio, but now with the new guidelines for blood pressure set in place by the American Heart Association earlier this week, that market could rise even more as additional …


New Guidelines Give Americans High Blood Pressure - 1A

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Blood pressure shift needs calm response

Blood pressure, or hypertension, has rarely been far from the top of the global health agenda since the World Health Organisation declared it the …


How Technology Is Improving Our Health

From monitoring pollution levels in our home to encouraging us to move.<p>PROMOTED BY FITBIT<p>Our tech has always been a source of feelgood, with our …

Half a million Kiwis suddenly have high blood pressure

<b>At 10am 14 November 2017 NZST millions of people around the world suddenly had high blood pressure. This will come as a shock to many and may</b> …


AHA: Half of U.S. adults have high blood pressure

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New guidelines show more Americans at risk for high blood pressure

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Guidelines: Nearly half of Americans have high blood pressure

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High blood pressure or hypertension is a major public health problem. The American Heart Association estimates high blood pressure affects about one …


We’re Sick of Racism, Literally

Estifanos Zerai-Misgun, a black Brookline, Mass., police officer, pulled up in an unmarked car and greeted his superior, a white lieutenant. He wasn’t prepared for the response by the lieutenant, who said, as he gestured at the vehicle, “Who would put a black man behind one of these?”<p>“I was …


A guide to more efficient medical screenings whether you're 35 or 75

In 1976, the government formed the Canadian Task Force on the Periodic Health Examination. The task force was given a daunting task: come up with a …


Drinking just two cans of fizzy drink a week could trigger diabetes, heart disease, high blood pressure and a stroke

If you think a a can of fizzy drink is a deserved thirst-quenching refreshment after a busy day, you may want to reconsider.<p>It has been revealed that …


Too high: Current blood pressure targets may not be low enough

“How low to go?” in treating hypertension has been hotly debated for 40 years. For the past decade, clinical guidelines have bounced around wildly to …


Blood pressure drug in a gel heals wounds faster - Futurity

An existing medication in a new format shows promise for treating chronic skin wounds.


Want to Avoid Salt? Turn Up the Spice

If your taste buds lean toward spicy, you might be doing your heart a favor, new research suggests.<p>Spicy foods may increase salt sensitivity, thereby …


What is low blood pressure, and how does it affect your health?

Simon Cowell’s recent health scare is putting the spotlight on the flip side of high blood pressure.<p>While you may know hypertension is bad for your health — straining your heart and raising your risk of heart attack and stroke — low blood pressure, or hypotension, can come with its own dangerous …


You Might Suddenly Have High Blood Pressure, Thanks To A Change In Guidelines

Chances are, blood pressure isn't something that you think about all that often. But given that heart disease is the number one cause of death for …


Want to eat less salt? Add more spice

Reducing our sodium intake is a goal the Federal Drug Administration is working on — sort of. Last year, the agency asked food manufacturers and …

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HSA warns against buying or consuming 2 health products from Malaysia

SINGAPORE - The Health Sciences Authority (HSA) has warned the public to avoid buying and consuming two health products from Malaysia that caused two …


Can constipation kill?

When I was a kid growing up, my mom would dance around the house to Elvis songs.<p>Even though the King had already passed away, he was her favorite …

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We're sick of racism, literally

Even if Mr. Zerai-Misgun and his colleague were never directly physically harmed, the experience probably took a toll on their bodies. Perceptions of …

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Spicy Foods Trick the Brain to Use Less Salt

Fans of spicy foods might be doing their hearts a favor by adding more heat to their meals, a new study from China suggests.<p>Researchers found that …