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New blood pressure guidelines may pose risk to some patients

new-blood-pressure-guidelines-may-pose-risk-to-some-patientsThere is an ongoing debate with regards to whether older Americans should be put on blood pressure medications, but recent findings suggest that new guidelines may be putting some of these patients at risk for stroke.

In 2014, a panel …

Blood pressure drug may aid in Alzheimer’s disease treatment

blood-pressure-drug-may-aid-in-alzheimers-disease-treatmentAn FDA-approved blood pressure drug may offer benefits to Alzheimer’s disease treatment by reducing cell damage. The drug – candesartan – may be beneficial in early Alzheimer’s disease treatment, along with other Angiotensin receptor blockers (ARBs).

Senior author Juan M. …

Simple trick for healthy blood pressure

Mobile Phone Message Screen.

Nowadays anyone and everyone has a smartphone in their hands which constantly keeps them linked to the world. You can Google addresses, FaceTime distant friends and call up anyone by the touch of a simple button. It seems we can’t …

Sudden blood pressure loss related falls, injury risk lowered by short walks after meals

Sudden blood pressure loss related falls, injury risk lowered by short walks after meals

Risk of falls, bone fractures, and injuries increases as we age due to loss in bone density, sudden blood pressure drops, and loss of strength. Even medications we take can put us at risk of falls by causing dizziness and confusion. No …

Avoid this popular beverage for healthy blood pressure

Sugary beverages

Diet can play a large role when it comes to maintaining a healthy blood pressure. For starters salt has been shown to increase blood pressure. Fatty foods, alcohol, caffeine, sugar and processed foods all can raise blood pressure, but a …

How salt can benefit the heart

Poured out Salt

For years, even decades, we have been told to cut out or minimize our salt intake. The reasoning behind the theory was that too much salt can lead to heart problems, especially if you have high blood pressure. Furthermore, we …

Do this one thing for healthy blood pressure

transcendental meditation to lower blood pressure

When it comes to lowering blood pressure naturally there are many lifestyle changes that can be made. For example, changing your diet, exercising regularly and reducing stress are all effective ways to lower your blood pressure. And now new research …

Healthy blood pressure in men linked to spouse health, relationship quality

healthy blood pressure in men linked to spouse health

A study found that healthy blood pressure in men is linked to spousal health and relationship quality. One’s own stress can lead to detrimental health effects; sleepless nights, pounding headaches and even indigestion are just some of the effects …

Sleep apnea treatment, CPAP and MADs, helps lower blood pressure

Sleep apnea treatment, CPAP and MADs, helps lower blood pressureTreating sleep apnea with continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) and mandibular advancement devices (MADs) can help lower high blood pressure. High blood pressure is a common side effect of sleep apnea – a sleep disorder that causes the individual to …

Potassium role in lowering blood pressure, importance of sodium-potassium balance

Recommended potassium intake

When it comes to healthy blood pressure, you need to balance your intake of sodium and potassium. High blood pressure, or hypertension, is when the pressure of blood flow pushes against veins. High blood pressure can contribute to other major …

The best time of the day to check your blood pressure…

best time to check blood pressureIt seems we are all concerned about our blood pressure, whether it’s too high or too low. If your doctor has raised concerns about your blood pressure, you may have gone out and purchased an at-home device to monitor it. …

Western blood pressure guidelines harmful for Asians

Western blood pressure guidelines harmful for AsiansWestern guidelines for healthy blood pressure have been found to be harmful for the Asian population and may actually increase stroke risk. High blood pressure is a known risk factor for stroke, and there is a stronger link between blood …

Avoid this beverage for a healthy heart

Avoid this beverage for a healthy heartHave you ever been so tired that even coffee didn’t give you a pick-me-up, so you reached for an energy drink instead? It may seem harmless to gulp down an energy drink every now and then, just to get through …

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