high blood pressure
Hypertension is the most common chronic condition treated by family physicians – and with good reason.
Medical professionals in Bucks County say the film has a compelling message designed to get people to look at food labels and how much sugar they consume and make better choices when they go shopping.
Health workers trained barbers in 14 barbershops located in African-American neighborhoods deeply affected by heart disease to take their patrons’ blood pressures.
A study of people with blood pressure higher than 120/80 but lower than 140/90 found they were 66% more likely to develop a stroke than people who had normal blood pressure.
It is estimated that 8 to 12 million people in the US have peripheral artery disease, yet most people are not even certain of what peripheral artery disease is.
Metabolic syndrome signals someone is at greater risk for heart disease and other problems. Get checked.
A study out of Columbia University found those who followed the Mediterranean diet had a 68% reduction in developing Alzheimer’s.
There are many reasons to love your dog and here’s yet another. Sharing your life with your lovable four-legged companion can actually improve your health.
There are definite advantages to keeping your salt intake under control.
Local researchers are testing a procedure for people with hard to treat hypertension.
Most people don’t know that heart disease is the number one killer of women and high blood pressure left untreated increases the risk.
A new study has looked at different ethnic groups and the link between high blood pressure and stroke. There is a very disturbing finding.
There are two types of tests that doctors can order to either screen for conditions or diagnose a problem or illness.
We don’t talk about hypothyroidism that much but it is relatively common and very important to know if you have the condition.
Recent studies have linked sleep apnea to elevations in blood pressure as well as cardiovascular issues.