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Mayo Clinic Minute: How holiday salt hurts your heart

From Thanksgiving to New Year's, kitchen tables are loaded with holiday treats. Many of these recipes are full of salt, which can cause problems for some people with high blood pressure or heart failure. In this Mayo Clinic Minute, reporter Vivien Williams talks to Dr. Stephen Kopecky about how much salt you should have, and […]

Control your high blood pressure with non-aerobic style of yoga

People who suffer from high blood pressure, face many problems in their day to day lives. Besides what your doctor prescribes, you can also get relief by practicing yoga on a regular basis. The post Control your high blood pressure with...Show More Summary

Obesity and diabetes by middle age tied to heart failure later on

(Reuters Health) - People who reach middle age without developing high blood pressure, diabetes or obesity may have a lower risk of heart failure later in life, a recent study suggests.

High blood pressure lowered by drinking cherry juice: Study

High blood pressure may be lowered by drinking cherry juice. The study found a seven percent reduction in blood pressure after participants consumed tart Montmorency cherry concentrate, in comparison to drinking a fruit-flavored beverage. A...Show More Summary

Struggle with High-Blood Pressure? Try this "DASH" High-Blood Pressure Diet Plan!

If your blood pressure is constantly 140/90, or higher, that means you have hypertension, or high blood pressure. Since it... The post Struggle with High-Blood Pressure? Try this “DASH” High-Blood Pressure Diet Plan! appeared first on Lifehack. Show More Summary

Heart Disease Prevention - Keeping Cholesterol In Check For Heart Disease Prevention

Excessive amount of cholesterol, especially the LDL, in the bloodstream can raise the risk of developing not only heart disease, high blood pressure and stroke but also Alzheimer's disease. High levels of LDL can form plaque in the arteries that carry blood from the heart to the body. Show More Summary

Incidence of High Blood Pressure Rises and Spreads, Following Increased Wealth

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Rates of obesity and high blood pressure, or hypertension, follow the increases in wealth and comfort that have spread through much of the world over the past 60 years. Regions that are in the process of transitioning from predominantly...Show More Summary

Low Sodium Diet Review: Don’t Buy Before You Read This!

 What is it? A Low Sodium Diet is a way of eating often recommended for those with high blood pressure and or cardiovascular issues. It emphasizes keeping sodium to an established limit, which requires knowledge of nutrition facts labels. Little … Continue reading ?

Primary aldosteronism: Causes, symptoms, and treatment

There are many factors that can contribute to high blood pressure such as being overweight, poor diet, and lack of physical activity. But there is another condition that can also lead to high blood pressure: it’s primary aldosteronism. Primary...Show More Summary

High systolic blood pressure levels increase the risk of coronary heart disease in chronic kidney disease patients

Systolic blood pressure levels over 140 mm Hg increase the risk of coronary heart disease in chronic kidney disease patients. For the study, the researchers looked at the association between blood pressure and other clinical outcomes...Show More Summary

Rare kidney disease prompts new treatment options

After diabetes and high blood pressure, glomerulonephritis is the third leading cause of kidney failure in the U.S., according to the U.S. Renal Data System. Glomerulonephritis (GN) is a disease that damages the tiny filters in the kidneys called and can affect individuals of all ages, gender, and race or ethnicity. These filters get inflamed, which […]

High resting heart rate and blood pressure associated with many mental health disorders

High resting heart rate and blood pressure is associated with many mental health disorders. The study, published in JAMA Psychiatry, looked at data from over a million Swedish men. Heart rate and blood pressure are regulated by the … The...Show More Summary

High blood pressure may impair cognitive function, increasing the risk of Alzheimer’s disease

High blood pressure may impair cognitive function, increasing the risk of Alzheimer’s disease. There is consistent evidence that chronic high blood pressure can impair cognitive function, affecting memory, thinking abilities, speed of...Show More Summary

High blood pressure complications: Sexual dysfunction, bone loss, and obstructive sleep apnea

High blood pressure affects nearly 75 million Americans and is a known risk factor for stroke and heart disease. About one in three Americans has prehypertension, which means their blood pressure readings are higher than normal and puts...Show More Summary

Medical News Today: Heart failure: Faulty gene carried by 1 percent of people

A gene variant carried by 1 percent of people could trigger heart failure if the organ is stressed, e.g. by high blood pressure or pregnancy, study finds.

What Does High Blood Pressure Feel Like?

It is possible to have high blood pressure for months or even years and remain unaware that you are suffering from... The post What Does High Blood Pressure Feel Like? appeared first on Lifehack. Discover whether your blood pressure is normal, what to do if it's too high, and how to prevent high blood pressure from worsening.

Tighter Blood Pressure Control May Save More Than 100,000 Lives Each Year in the U.S.

New research estimates the projected lives that would be saved if patients at high risk of cardiovascular disease underwent intensive blood pressure lowering. The findings will be presented at ASN Kidney Week 2016 November 15-20 at McCormick Place in Chicago, IL.

Gifts For the Man Who Has Everything

Imposing your will on the world is stressful work! And as we all know, stress leads to high blood pressure—which leads to death. And for the man who has everything, death is the one thing that he doesn’t want. Here are a few ways to avoid her. Read more...

Mayo Clinic Minute: Under pressure with pulmonary hypertension

November is Pulmonary Hypertension Awareness Month. Pulmonary hypertension is a disease that, because of its name, sometimes is confused with high blood pressure. But, pulmonary hypertension is different. Mayo Clinic pulmonologist Dr. Show More Summary

Medical News Today: High blood pressure: Global total almost doubles in 4 decades

The number of people with high blood pressure nearly doubled between 1975-2015, with developing countries seeing the largest rise, a new report reveals.

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