Category Archives: Blood Pressure

Fat Plays a Crucial Role in Improving the Body’s Food Responses to People with High Blood Pressure

A new study from King’s College London researchers suggests that people with high blood pressure may take longer and work harder to clear fats from the blood after meals. These people may also have higher levels of inflammation after eating. The study has identified this link partly due to visceral fat (the fat that wraps here to read more

Night Sweats Might Be the Worst Part of Menopause

According to a new survey, night sweats might be the worst part of menopause. Although night sweats and hot flashes are both distressing symptoms that affect quality of life, the survey of 200 women found night sweats to be the most stressful. Sleep disturbance is a huge detriment for women going through menopause. It has here to read more

Hypertension May Be Linked to Significant Bone Aging: Study

It’s been known for a while that high blood pressure (hypertension) is linked to a greater risk of heart disease and stroke, but new research suggests it may also be connected to significant bone aging. The study, presented at the American Heart Association’s Hypertension Scientific Sessions 2022 conference, found that people with hypertension were more here to read more


What Happens To Your Body When You’re Sedentary

Activity, activity, activity. It may be like it’s all you hear sometimes. There’s a good reason why that advice dominates: it has a lot of benefits, including lower risk for a host of chronic conditions like high blood pressure and diabetes. It can also help with mobility. It’s biggest benefit can be that it offers here to read more

Frequent Night Shifts Increase Risk of Cardiovascular Disease and Diabetes among People with High Blood Pressure

New research has found that people with high blood pressure who work night shifts have a higher risk of cardiovascular disease and diabetes. According to the Journal of the American Heart Association study, the risk is even higher among people who slept too much or too little when not working. This new research adds to here to read more

Dietary Salt Intake Leads to Higher Risk for Cardiovascular Disease: Study

Cardiovascular pressure, also known as blood pressure, may be influenced by dietary salt, putting people at a higher risk for cardiovascular disease and death. A new study from Vanderbilt University has discovered that activation of the NLRP3 inflammasome (a protein complex involved in the inflammatory response) in immune cells can contribute to salt-sensitive hypertension. The here to read more

Measuring Blood Pressure in Both Arms May Improve Hypertension and Cardiovascular Disease Diagnosis: Study

It’s been known for a while that high blood pressure is best detected by taking readings from both arms, but a recent study has provided evidence to suggest it may also help to diagnose hypertension and cardiovascular disease. The study showed that when diagnosing hypertension, using blood pressure measurements from both arms resulted in more here to read more