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
Blood pressure is a dangerous condition and it’s noted as being the number one contributor to many serious and even fatal illnesses and diseases. For these reasons, it’s important to check and monitor your blood pressure, especially as you age.… Read More
Blood pressure fluctuations cause faster cognitive decline in older adults, according to research. The findings revealed that blood pressure fluctuations were associated with faster cognitive decline among older adults over the course of five years.
Lead study author Bo (Bonnie)… Read More
When it comes to high blood pressure – hypertension – there are many factors that can cause your numbers to soar. Salt intake, stress, old age, smoking, extra weight, lack of physical activity, genetics, alcohol consumption, sleep apnea, and kidney… Read More
In kidney disease, lowering blood pressure prevents heart attack and stroke. One in 10 people worldwide live with kidney disease, and many others may not even be aware that they have it, which puts their heart at risk.
Lead author… Read More
A study published in the Journal of Investigative Dermatology suggests that moderate exposure to sunlight can help reduce blood pressure and help prevent heart disease.
Research from the universities of Southampton and Edinburgh shows that sunlight alters the level of… Read More