Tag Archives: Blood Pressure
A new, potentially lifesaving treatment being tested by researchers was inspired by dolphins.
Have you ever wondered where emergency medical techniques are developed? What inspired medical practitioners to create maneuvers like the Heimlich? Well, in this case at least, the… Read More
Masked hypertension (MH) can be considered the opposite of white coat hypertension, which is when during a typical doctor’s office visit your blood pressure reads as being high despite being normal at home. The white coat effect is thought to… Read More
Hypotension is low blood pressure. While most medical attention is geared towards high blood pressure and its effects over time, low blood pressure is also associated with several symptoms that affect our health and wellbeing. To help you brush up… Read More
We often talk about high blood pressure (hypertension) as it is a common ailment as we get older. Of course, rising blood pressure is a real health concern as it can contribute to many health complications. But low blood pressure,… Read More
A new study suggests that simple lifestyle changes may delay the onset of or slow down dementia. The researchers found that keeping your brain active through “cognitive training,” controlling your blood pressure, and regular exercise can go a long way… Read More
The term labile hypertension refers to fluctuations in your blood pressure. When discussing blood pressure, it is either referred to was being high, low, or normal. Labile hypertension, on the other hand, refers to sudden and ongoing changes in… Read More
Postprandial hypotension is low blood pressure after a meal. This condition can manifest itself as dizziness or lightheadedness that affects nearly one-third of older men and women.
Proper digestion is accomplished when the functioning of the digestive, nervous, and circulatory… Read More
May is National High Blood Pressure Month and we want to raise awareness about high blood pressure prevention and control activities. We at Bel Marra recognize the many complications that high blood pressure can cause. We hope our articles on… Read More
High blood pressure—hypertension—plays a role in more than 15 percent of deaths in the United States, and people are increasingly seeking methods to lower their blood pressure naturally and quickly. Having this chronic disease increases the risk of… Read More
Living with high blood pressure (hypertension) can be a hassle to deal with. A major contributor to our blood pressure is diet. Once we become accustomed to a certain diet, we find it hard to adjust. However, we eventually need… Read More
Having chronically high blood pressure (hypertension) can eventually lead to problems like heart disease, which is one of the world’s most common causes of death. But according to a study at Oregon State University, elevated blood pressure was not found… Read More
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 the veins. High blood pressure can contribute to… Read More
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