A Japanese study that followed the sodium intakes and blood pressures of healthy people confirms dietary sodium is associated with hypertension.
“Thompson argued the banned substance entered his body through a medication taken for high blood pressure…”
The brain needs a lot of oxygen – so every last corner of the brain’s tissue is served by a dense network of fine blood vessels. When these capillaries are damaged by high blood pressure or age, doctors call the condition cerebral small vessel disease. Show More Summary
The definition of healthy life has changed multifold in past few years. The concept of ‘lifestyle diseases’ has made a separate space in the medical world. Diseases like diabetes, obesity, high blood pressure, are occurring more frequently than common cold. Show More Summary
Jia Jia, who suffers high blood pressure and arthritic pain, is about 110 years old in human years
Remember when Ice-T and Coco had a reality TV show? It seems like I remember Coco wanting to have a baby then, but she had health issues that made it dangerous for her to even get pregnant. Wasn’t it high blood pressure? Well, she must have taken care of that. Now she’s pregnant! RELATED: Ice-T […]
FASTER, PLEASE: Beating high blood pressure – with a beam: Heart experts treat condition by firing ultrasound waves at the kidneys.
By: Cristina Goyanes There were no signs that a heart attack was imminent. Dilip Sarkar was not overweight. Nor did he have high blood pressure or high blood sugar. In fact, the 51-year-old vascular surgeon from Virginia swears he had never been sick a day in his life. Show More Summary
Congestive heart failure (CHF) is a serious disorder that may follow a heart attack, high blood pressure or occur without known cause. It may limit the quality and the quantity of life and many efforts have been made to control the symptoms and improve the outcomes. Show More Summary
(Reuters Health) - Though previous research has suggested high blood pressure may be more dangerous for thinner people, a new study finds the cardiovascular disease risks are similar - and high - for the lean, overweight and the obese."Some...Show More Summary
According to a new series of studies, two chemicals increasingly used during manufacturing to strengthen plastic wrap, soap, cosmetics, and processed food containers have been linked to a rise in risk of high blood pressure and diabetes in children and adolescents.
The American Medical Group Foundation (AMGF) today announced the results and impact of its second annual Measure Up/Pressure Down(r) National Day of Action: Roll Up Your Sleeves! event. On May 7, during National High Blood Pressure Education...Show More Summary
Fear and negative emotions manifest in our bodies and destroy cellular function and the vitality of our cells. Eventually the cells mutate and become a disease such as cancer, stroke, heart disease, diabetes, high blood pressure, high...Show More Summary
Remember that stress can cause mental and physical health issues, including high blood pressure and heart-related issues. Here are a few physical symptoms of stress and anxiety that you should pay attention to in your quest to figure out how stressed you are:
Researchers found that a dose of isradipine could possibly eliminate psychological cravings.
Understanding the link between high blood pressure and Alzheimer’s disease could have the potential to affect the quality of life of thousands of Americans. A new study suggests that people with a genetic predisposition to high blood pressure have a lower risk for Alzheimer’s disease. However, authors conclude the connection may have more to do with […]
Researchers find people who have a genetic predisposition for high blood pressure may be less likely to develop Alzheimer's, possibly due to antihypertensive medication.
People with a genetic predisposition to high blood pressure have a lower risk for Alzheimer's disease, new research suggests. However, authors conclude the connection may have more to do with anti-hypertension medication than high blood pressure itself.
Young adults with even slightly above-normal blood pressure may be more likely to have heart problems later in life, according to a new study in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology. The study focused on nearly 2,500 men and women who were 18 to 30 years old when the study began and whose health was followed for 25 years. Show More Summary
Researchers at The University of Texas at Austin have successfully stopped cocaine and alcohol addiction in experiments using a drug already approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to treat high blood pressure. If the...Show More Summary