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.
One Night Showing Of 'Fed Up' Documentary In Bucks CountyMedical 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.
Barbershop Blood Pressure Checks May Save LivesHealth workers trained barbers in 14 barbershops located in African-American neighborhoods deeply affected by heart disease to take their patrons’ blood pressures.
Pre-Hypertension Increases Risk Of StrokeA 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.
Peripheral Artery DiseaseIt 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.