high blood pressure
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.
According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, heart disease is the number one cause of death in the world and salt can play a key role.
If you are taking blood pressure medications, it could make you vulnerable to dehydration during the upcoming heat wave.
The University of Pennsylvania is helping to test a new procedure that could provide a cure for the millions of Americans with high blood pressure that can’t be controlled with medication.
We have known for quite some time that sleep apnea is associated with high blood pressure. Now a new study from Dublin has made the association between sleep apnea and diabetes.
You can control blood pressure and offset or prevent long-term damage but you need to know you’ve got a problem before you can fix it.
Now a report in the Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism finds that people who drink too much have increased odds of developing metabolic syndrome.
Pre-hypertension needs to be addressed and aggressively treated. Pre-hypertension refers to people on the road to high blood pressure.
Just how important is it to get an annual physical examination?
According to the report, if the top blood pressure number, the systolic number, is in the range of 120 to 129 the risk of stroke increases by 22-percent. When that number climbs to 130-139, the risk increases to 79-percent.
We know too much salt in the diet can raise blood pressure yet dietary salt intake in the US is on the rise.
There is a controversial study from the University of California at Davis which looks at brain shrinkage.
The most obvious reason to control blood pressure is to reduce your risk of heart attack or stroke, but there is another reason as well.