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Community intervention among low-income patients results in improved blood pressure control

Low-income patients in Argentina with uncontrolled high blood pressure who participated in a community health worker-led multicomponent intervention experienced a greater decrease in systolic and diastolic blood pressure over 18 months than did patients who received usual care, according to a study published by JAMA.

Which single behavior best prevents high blood pressure?

You probably already know that certain healthy lifestyle behaviors can reduce your risk of developing high blood pressure, but is any one behavior more important than the others? Maybe, as new research suggests maintaining a healthy weight is the No. 1 behavior to prevent unhealthy blood pressure...

If You’re a Young Adult You May Not Know if You Have This

A recent study published in the American Heart Association’s journal Hypertension states that young adults with high blood pressure in the United States are often not even aware that they have hypertension. This lack of awareness means a lack of necessary and timely treatment in order to mitigate harm caused over time. High blood pressure happens […]

Teens also at risk for organ damage from high blood pressure

SAN FRANCISCO, September 2017 -- Organ damage from high blood pressure doesn't only occur in adults; it can also happen in teenagers, according to research presented today at the American Heart Association (AHA) Council on Hypertension,...Show More Summary

Teens also at risk for organ damage from high blood pressure

Organ damage from high blood pressure doesn't only occur in adults; it can also happen in teenagers, according to new research.

High blood pressure reasons differ by gender in teens; young adults

Gender matters when it comes to what's most likely to elevate blood pressure in young to middle-aged adults. The volume of blood pumped from the left ventricle during heartbeats, i.e., stroke volume, is the main determinant of blood pressure levels in women, while blood pressure in men is more likely to be determined by the amount of resistance in the body's blood vessels.

High blood pressure reasons differ by gender in teens; young adults

SAN FRANCISCO, Sept. 15, 2017 - There are marked gender differences in what drives blood pressure in middle-age in adulthood, suggesting the need for gender-specific treatments for high blood pressure, according to research presented...Show More Summary

Treatment of overweight: Is metabolically healthy obesity a worthwhile initial goal?

Worldwide nearly one in three individuals is obese. The consequence: More and more people suffer from diseases associated with morbid overweight such as diabetes, high blood pressure, heart attack or stroke. Despite the well-known health risks, only some of those affected attempt to lose weight. Show More Summary

What a Doctor Thinks About the 'Cold Medicine Murder' Case

Dr. Roshim Raj says Coricidin is for patients with high blood pressure.

Some women with history of pre-eclampsia have significantly lower risk for breast cancer

Utilizing samples from the California Teachers Study, researchers have demonstrated that women with a history of pre-eclampsia, a pregnancy complication characterized by high blood pressure, have as much as a 90 percent decrease in breast cancer risk if they carry a specific common gene variant. Show More Summary

Masked hypertension: Prevalence, causes, complications, and treatment

Masked hypertension (MH) can be considered the opposite of white coat hypertension, which is when during a typical doctor’s office visit your blood pressure reads as being high despite being normal at home. The white coat effect is thought...Show More Summary

Beta blockers have positive effect in pulmonary arterial hypertension, researchers find

A common heart disease medication, beta blockers, may help treat pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH), a debilitating lung disease, researchers have found. Caused by high blood pressure in the pulmonary arteries, PAH is a progressive disease which usually leads to right-sided heart failure and death within five to seven years of diagnosis. Show More Summary

Researchers find beta blockers have positive effect in pulmonary arterial hypertension

(Cleveland Clinic) A team of Cleveland Clinic researchers found that a common heart disease medication, beta blockers, may help treat pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH), a debilitating lung disease.Caused by high blood pressure in...Show More Summary

Young adults, especially men, fall behind in high blood pressure treatment and control

Awareness, treatment and control of high blood pressure is significantly lower in young adults compared to middle-aged and older adults. Young men lag behind young women in all these areas related to high blood pressure. Researchers urge all adults to check their blood pressure frequently.

Young adults, especially men, fall behind in high blood pressure treatment and control

DALLAS, Aug. 28, 2017 - Young adults, particularly men, lag behind middle-aged and older adults in awareness and treatment of high blood pressure, putting this population at an increased risk for heart attack and stroke, according to new research in the American Heart Association's journal Hypertension.

Younger adults, especially men, less likely to treat high blood pressure

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(Reuters Health) - Younger adults are less likely than older people to know they have high blood pressure and to treat the condition, increasing their risk for heart attacks and strokes, a U.S. study suggests.

Which Diet Could Prevent Heart Disease?

Heart disease is the number one killers globally. People who are smokers, overweight or obese, have diabetes, high blood pressure are at a higher risk of developing heart disease. To prevent heart disease, one should not only have more physical activities but also follow a heart-healthy diet. Show More Summary

Could Your Mouthwash Be Putting You at Risk for High Blood Pressure?

Nathan Bryan, Ph.D., one of the world's leading experts on the critically important role of Nitric Oxide (NO) in the health of many of the body's organs and systems, said," understanding the vital effects of bacteria in the mouth isShow More Summary

Intensive blood pressure management improves health outcomes of high-risk patients

High blood pressure is something most people don’t think about, as its symptoms usually go unnoticed until the damage is already done. Heart attacks, stroke, and even brain aneurysms all have links to high blood pressure. About 75 million...Show More Summary

New Biomedical Engineering Grants Aim at Heart Failure and Resistant High Blood Pressure

Biomedical engineering researchers will attack two banes of cardiovascular disease -- heart failure after heart attacks and the scourge of resistant high blood pressure -- with $4.8 million in National Institutes of Health grants that begin this fall.

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