Hypertension: The New GuidelinesTry to look up signs or symptoms of high blood pressure, or hypertension. If you find any listed, they indicate extremely, dangerously advanced high blood pressure that should prompt immediate medical attention.
Half Of US Adults Have High Blood Pressure In New GuidelinesNew guidelines lower the threshold for high blood pressure, adding 30 million Americans to those who have the condition, which now plagues nearly half of U.S. adults.
CDC: 30 Percent Of People Have High Blood Pressure, Half Have It Under ControlAnd doctors say part of the problem is there are usually no symptoms.
Study: Smoking Marijuana Triples Risk Of High Blood Pressure DeathA new study is warning that people who smoke marijuana have three times the risk of dying from high blood pressure than those who don't.
Scientists Discover Genetic Link To High Blood PressureHigh blood pressure is a leading cause of heart disease and a problem for millions of Americans. Now, scientists have found a genetic link.
Study: Risks Associated With High Blood Pressure Decrease With AgePeople with high blood pressure face a higher risk of coronary heart disease, stroke, kidney failure, and death, but according to a study in the Clinical Journal of the American Society of Nephrology, that risk decreases as we get older.
High Blood Pressure A Major Contributor To Health ProblemsThirty-five million people in the United States have high blood pressure, roughly about one half, are women, and according to the American Heart Association, they have certain characteristics that can be concerning.
High Blood Pressure Is A Chronic Health ProblemHigh blood pressure is a chronic health problem and it's what we call a progressive disorder which means it gets worse over time if not controlled.
Health: Researchers Testing New Vaccine That Could Lower Blood Pressure A new way to lower blood pressure might be on the horizon.
The Benefits Of Brown - Unpolished - RiceBrown is the color of all rice before it goes through the entire process of polishing - a process that also strips it of most benefits.
Living With Atrial FibrillationIt sounds frightening but many people with atrial fibrillation live long, active lives. Still, it shouldn't be ignored.
Managing Hypertension Critical To Good HealthHypertension is the most common chronic condition treated by family physicians - and with good reason.

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