Women who eat instant noodles, like Ramen, at least two times a week face a greater risk of high blood pressure, elevated blood sugar and high cholesterol, US researchers said Thursday. The study looked at data from 10,711 adults -- just over half of whom were women -- in the Korean National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey. Show More Summary
A new review article on resistant hypertension, which affects about 1 in 10 people with high blood pressure, is aimed at helping physicians assess and manage patients with the condition. The review, published in CMAJ (Canadian Medical Association Journal) includes information on emerging therapies for the condition. read more
A strong association between severe, untreated obstructive sleep apnea and the risk of elevated blood pressure despite the use of high blood pressure medications has been made by researchers. "High blood pressure that is resistant to...Show More Summary
Poorly educated adults who smoke face a higher risk of stroke than smokers with a higher education. The combination of smoking and high blood pressure increased stroke risk the most, confirming earlier findings in numerous studies. "Universal...Show More Summary
Adults smokers with limited education face a greater risk of stroke than those with a higher education, according to new research in the American Heart Association's journal Stroke. The combination of smoking and high blood pressureShow More Summary
DARIEN, IL – A new study shows a strong association between severe, untreated obstructive sleep apnea and the risk of elevated blood pressure despite the use of high blood pressure medications. read more
Here are the burning questions about sodium (which is 40% of salt) intake: (a) Does too much dietary sodium cause high blood pressure? Answer: an unambiguous yes (although not necessarily in everyone). (b) Are public health recommendations to reduce salt intake warranted? I think so, but others disagree. (c) If so, to what level? Although virtually […]
Medical groups participating in Measure Up/Pressure Down(r), a national hypertension campaign, improved detection or control of high blood pressure for 205,000 Americans living with the disease in the first 12 months of the campaign, the American Medical Group Foundation (AMGF) announced today.
CLEVELAND – It truly could be mind over matter after all. University Hospitals Case Medical Center's Richard Josephson, MD, recently released trial results in a study published in Psychosomatic Medicine that discusses mindfulness-based...Show More Summary
Trial results in a study published in Psychosomatic Medicine finds that mindfulness-based stress reduction (MBSR) for hypertension resulted in substantial and statistically significant reductions in the primary outcomes, a -4.8-mm Hg...Show More Summary
PASADENA, Calif., August 4, 2014 — The mantra for treatment for high blood pressure has been "the lower, the better," but that goal can potentially put patients at risk of kidney failure or death, according to a Kaiser Permanente study published today in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology. read more
Childhood obesity remains a headache for many nations around the world as it can lead to a number of chronic medical conditions including heart disease, high blood pressure, stroke, Type-2 diabetes and even some cancers. However, the...Show More Summary
High blood pressure affects as many as one in three American adults, though the definition of what counts as “high” has recently been revised.
A new study in General Hospital Psychiatry confirms that Blacks with depression plus another chronic medical condition, such as Type 2 diabetes or high blood pressure, do not receive adequate mental health treatment.
Barbershops may be the new doctor's office, at least in Mississippi where African American men are learning about high blood pressure...while they get their hair cut
"Heart failure doesn't happen all at once," Fontana said. "It takes 30 or 40 years of an unhealthy lifestyle and activation of aging-related pathways from metabolic abnormalities such as high blood pressure, high cholesterol and type 2 diabetes to give a person heart failure in his 60s. Show More Summary
Too much stress and anxiety can lead to serious health problems, such as high blood pressure, panic, heart palpations, and... The post 25 Simple but Powerful Things You Can Do to Reduce Stress and Anxiety appeared first on Lifehack.
Mittie Paul's art explores dragons that hoard "out of financial anxiety and whatnot."
Reducing even light consumption of alcohol will not only improve your chances against coronary heart disease, but also help you lose weight and ease high blood pressure.
High blood pressure—also known as hypertension—is widespread, but treatment often fails. One in five people with hypertension does not respond to therapy. This is frequently due to inadequate diagnosis, as Franz Weber and Manfred Anlauf point out in the current issue of Deutsches Ärzteblatt International (Dtsch Arztebl Int 2014; 111: 425–31). read more