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Study links blood pressure risk to road noise

Traffic noise is associated with an increase in hypertension cases, according to research from five European countries People living near noisy roads could have a bigger risk of high blood pressure, a new study suggests. Meanwhile, long-term exposure to air pollution can also increase a person’s risk, experts found. Continue reading...

Atrial fibrillation patients with high blood pressure face higher stroke risk: Study

Atrial fibrillation patients with high blood pressure face higher stroke risk. The risk of stroke was found to be 50 percent higher among atrial fibrillation patients with uncontrolled blood pressure. The findings suggest that hypertension...Show More Summary

Mayo Clinic Radio: Hypertension / coronary artery disease / heart transplant

Blood pressure is determined by the amount of blood your heart pumps and the amount of resistance to blood flow in your arteries. The more blood your heart pumps and the narrower your arteries, the higher your blood pressure. High blood pressure, known as hypertension, generally develops over many years. Uncontrolled hypertension increases your risk of […]

High blood pressure may be detected by common ‘heart attack’ blood test: Study

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reports that roughly 70 million Americans have hypertension (high blood pressure). Only 52 percent of those with hypertension have the condition under control. Additionally, one in...Show More Summary

Portal hypertension: Causes and symptoms

Portal hypertension is high blood pressure in the portal venous system. These are the veins that come from the stomach, intestines, spleen, and pancreas and merge into the portal vein that further branches out into smaller vessels and extends to … The post Portal hypertension: Causes and symptoms appeared first on Bel Marra Health - Breaking Health News and Health Information.

Hypertensive crisis: Causes, symptoms, and treatment for severe high blood pressure

A hypertensive crisis is a quick and severe risk in blood pressure that can lead to a stroke. Extremely high blood pressure refers to readings of 180/120 mm Hg and higher and it can cause damage to the blood vessels. … The post Hypertensive...Show More Summary

Great Job, Internet!: Keegan-Michael Key gives a grim, post-Trump victory weather report

America might be headed for a patch of rough weather if it elects Donald Trump to its highest political office on November 8, with “massive construction fronts” along the Mexican border, an angry, red “high blood pressure front” forming in the Midwest, and even a “nuclear winter” blowing in from a southeasterly direction. Show More Summary

High blood pressure medication may increase depression risk

6 days agoNews : The Raw Story

About one in three Americans have high blood pressure, and a new study suggests that those on medications to treat this disorder may be at increased risk for depression and a number of other mental health problems. Although the exact reason for these results is not clear, the findings could suggest...

Best sleep position for overall good health

Sleep is an important part of maintaining overall good health, that’s a given. Lack of proper restorative sleep can lead to fatigue, extra weight, high blood pressure, and many other health issues. Therefore, a good night’s sleep is a must.… The post Best sleep position for overall good health appeared first on Bel Marra Health - Breaking Health News and Health Information.

High blood pressure risk in seniors lowers with volunteering, increases with negative social interactions

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. Show More Summary

Brain receptor identified as link between obese mothers and children's high blood pressure

(King's College London) Exposure of babies to high levels of the 'fullness' hormone, leptin, in the womb irreversibly activates receptors in the brain that regulate blood pressure, according to a new study by researchers from King's College London, part-funded by the British Heart Foundation. Show More Summary

4 Essential Tips to Choose the Right Blood Pressure Monitor

When it comes to the high blood pressure; it’s a silent killer with no apparent symptoms. As per the recent... The post 4 Essential Tips to Choose the Right Blood Pressure Monitor appeared first on Lifehack. I’m going to list down some of the tips that might assist you in choosing the right Blood Pressure Monitor for you.

Blood pressure and yoga: Safe yoga to manage blood pressure

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. ForShow More Summary

Medical News Today: High blood pressure raises risk of cognitive decline, dementia

A scientific statement from the American Heart Association concludes that high blood pressure can raise the risk of cognitive impairment in later life.

Increased dementia risk associated with high blood pressure

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.… The...Show More Summary

The Health Condition In Midlife That Can Raise Your Dementia Risk

High blood pressure, especially in middle age, is linked to an increased risk of dementia later in life, the American Heart Association cautioned in a new scientific statement Monday. The association issued the warning, published in the journal Hypertension on Oct. Show More Summary

Medical News Today: High blood pressure drugs impact depression, bipolar disorder

Some high blood pressure lowering medications may affect mood disorders, such as depression and bipolar disorder, according to new research.

Penn Jillette lost over 100 lbs and still eats whatever he wants

2 weeks agoHumor / odd : Boing Boing

Magician Penn Jillette used to weight about 340 lbs. He was happy with his weight and the way he looked. He said he didn't even mind not having a lot of energy. But his blood pressure was dangerously high, and his doctor said he might die before his children grew up. Show More Summary

Junk food shortening lives of children worldwide, data shows

Obesity, type 2 diabetes and high blood pressure at unprecedented levels due to spread of fast food and sugary drinks Junk food and sugary drinks are taking an enormous toll on children around the world, with soaring numbers who areShow More Summary

Blood pressure and exercise guidelines: Safe exercise tips to lower high blood pressure

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,...Show More Summary

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