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Heart attack and stroke risk from hypertension is reduced by statins and blood pressure drugs. Research suggests that combining statins for cholesterol with blood pressure medications reduced the risk of heart disease by 40 percent.
The trial, known as HOPE-3,… Read More
Unfortunately, we can’t stop aging, and so with every passing year our health is put at risk. From vision loss to hearing troubles, these are just some aspects of health that naturally get worse with age. On the other hand,… Read More
A higher fat variation of the DASH diet lowers blood pressure and triglyceride levels and does not raise LDL cholesterol. The study titled “Comparison of the DASH (Dietary Approaches to Stop Hypertension) diet and a higher-fat DASH diet on blood… Read More
Autonomic dysreflexia (hyperreflexia), a spinal cord injury complication, may cause sudden high blood pressure. Autonomic dysreflexia is a condition in which the involuntary nervous system overreacts to external and bodily stimuli, causing a spike in blood pressure, rapid heart rate,… Read More
If a person’s circadian rhythm is broken, even a low-salt diet may increase resting blood pressure and the risk of vascular disease. There are many factors that can alter or change a person’s circadian rhythm, including disrupted sleep, shift work,… Read More
Untreated obstructive sleep apnea raises the risk of high blood pressure that is resistant to medication. The study involved patients with cardiovascular risk factors or established heart disease and moderate or severe obstructive sleep apnea. The participants were prescribed one… Read More
When it comes to our health, knowing the right numbers can mean the difference between healthy and unhealthy. Numbers play an important role in our overall health. Numbers can tell us the blood count, the bone density… Basically, anything health-related… Read More
A new study has found that consuming beetroot juice daily can help improve blood pressure and endurance among seniors with heart failure with a preserved ejection fraction (HFPEF).
Characteristics of HFPEF are shortness of breath and fatigue during normal levels… Read More
Blood pressure is a real concern for many Americans. Whether it’s too low or too high, either end of the spectrum can lead to serious health consequences. Stress is a large factor, which can contribute to your fluctuating blood pressure… Read More
There 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… Read More
An 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.… Read More
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… Read More
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