There are many reasons to be concerned about uncontrolled high blood pressure.
Thomas Jefferson University hospital has placed 28 diagnostic robots in community hospitals to help stroke victims get the care they need.
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.
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.
The study found that, for each 25 grams (that’s two or three apple slices) a participant ate per day, stroke chance went down nine percent.
Optimism is associated with a reduced risk of stroke, according to a study conducted by the University of Michigan.
It remains the most talked about diet of the past decade: the Mediterranean Diet clearly stays front and center because of its beneficial health effects.
Dyslipidemia is the medical term for having an elevated total cholesterol or ldl cholesterol level. This risk factor for stroke and coronary artery disease must be controlled.
We all know that heart disease is a leading killer in this country but it is surprising how many people do very little to reduce their risk.
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.
according to a new report from Tulane University, people who take blood pressure lowering medications have a lower risk of dying from any cause compared to those who don’t take their medications.
According to researchers, the hot flashes may be protecting the women from heart disease, stroke, and even death — potentially for years afterward.
A new report suggests those living with HIV may be at an increased risk for other illnesses.
Each year nearly 800,000 Americans suffer a stroke.
The American Heart Association has gotten together with the National Institute of Health and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to take a look at heart disease and stroke.