High blood pressure risk in seniors lowers with volunteering and increases with negative social interactions. The study found that blood pressure in those who volunteered for at least 200 hours a year was lowered by at least 40 percent. The… Read More
Blood pressure medications may increase seniors’ risk of falls by 30 to 40 percent. Blood pressure medications are commonly prescribed to reduce blood pressure as it is associated with numerous health threats. However, health threats may be coming from the… Read More
Yoga can be an effective tool to help you lower your high blood pressure. Based on study findings, the researchers found that yoga is a useful complementary treatment to help patients further lower their blood pressure readings.
For the… Read More
We know that high blood pressure is bad for our heart, but it may increase our risk of dementia, too. The new findings suggest that having high blood pressure, particularly in middle age, may increase a person’s risk for dementia.… Read More
High blood pressure – hypertension – is a contributing factor to many dangerous and even deadly illness and conditions including heart disease and heart attack. High blood pressure is a growing problem in the U.S., but it is preventable, particularly… Read More
A new sound-based therapy may help improve blood pressure and migraines. The therapy first begins with brain activity reading through scalp sensors. The information is then converted into audible tones, which are reflected back to the brain through ear buds.… Read More
A new study has revealed that tighter blood pressure control could save up to 100,000 American lives. Current blood pressure guidelines recommend a systolic reading – the top number – of 140 mm Hg or less. A 2015 study recommends… Read More
A new study has found that one in four Medicare patients – or five million Americans – aren’t taking their blood pressure medication as directed. Failure to follow the instructions as indicated increases patient’s risk of heart attack and stroke… Read More
High blood pressure problem is not confined to the developed countries only. In fact, it’s quite prevalent in poor countries, too. For the first time ever, high blood pressure rates are higher in low- and middle-income countries than in high-income… Read More
A growing health problem in America, high blood pressure can lead to stroke, heart attack, and heart disease, so it’s important you keep your numbers in check. Sure, there are medications to help lower your blood pressure, but natural remedies… Read More
Do-it-yourself blood pressure readings are better for heart disease and stroke risk assessment. The study found that the risk of heart disease and stroke was higher among patients with higher systolic readings (the top number) in the morning. Readings of… Read More
Researchers found that there is a link between high blood pressure and our immune system.
Lead author of the study, Paul Marvar, a postdoctoral fellow at Emory University School of Medicine, says: “Chronic stress has long been known to… Read More