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