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Medical News Today: Being lazy might shrink your brain

A sedentary lifestyle has numerous negative health implications, including obesity, high blood pressure and diabetes. Now, it seems, we can add 'smaller brain' to that list.

To Have (Or Maybe Not Have) a Stroke

"You're not leaving here with your blood pressure that high," the doctor said. It was 189 over something equally ridiculous. It was not interested in coming down. Finally she said, "Okay, pick up this prescription on your way out and...Show More Summary

Withings’ New Algorithm Helps Patients Accurately Track Blood Pressure at Home

Connected health provider, Withings has launched Hy-Result, a new $4.99 in-app upgrade to the Health Mate app, that helps people interpret and assess personalized interventions that can aid in the better management of high blood pressure. Developed...Show More Summary

Withings’ new in-app algorithm for high blood pressure is almost as good as a real doctor

Instead of a new device, Withings is announcing a new algorithm to help you make sense of your blood pressure readings. Aimed at people with high blood pressure, the Hy-Result algorithm “helps people interpret and assess personalized...Show More Summary

Lack of exercise may worsen some common symptoms of menopause

3 days agoHealth : The Checkup

Physical activity carries a long list of proven health benefits, including a lower risk for high blood pressure, heart disease, breast cancer and depression. Might the benefits of exercise extend to menopause as well?Read full article >>

Would Red Wine Cut Heart Disease Risk For Diabetics?

Being responsible for about 88,000 deaths in the United States, excessive alcohol consumption could lead to development of chronic diseases including high blood pressure, heart disease, stroke and liver disease. This is what CDC (The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention) has been warning the general public. Show More Summary

Medical News Today: Easily stressed teens have increased hypertension risk later in life

Being an easily stressed 18-year-old might predict high blood pressure later in life, according to a study following the health of 1.5 million Swedish men.

6 Little-Known Dangers of Cutting Back on Salt Too Much

Eating too little sodium can be just as bad as eating too much of it. Sodium is an important electrolyte and a main component of table salt. Too much sodium has been linked to high blood pressure, and health organizations recommend that we limit our intake (1, 2, 3). Show More Summary

Blood Pressure Drugs Could Help Treat Alzheimer's Patients

An FDA-approved drug for high blood pressure may be able to reduce cell damage often linked to Alzheimer’s disease.

Would Secondhand Smoke Raise Atrial Fibrillation Risk?

Smoking is bad for the health as it is linked to development of many chronic diseases including lung cancer, heart disease, high blood pressure, stroke and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). Secondhand smoke, also known as passive smoking, is equally bad for the body. Show More Summary

3 Steps to “Beet” High Blood Pressure Without Drugs

These men drank their beet juice like men and began to nourish their bodies by eating real food. The post 3 Steps to “Beet” High Blood Pressure Without Drugs appeared first on The Good Men Project.

A Quick Physiological Explanation Why It’s Not Safe to Take Medication With Grapefruit Juice

2 weeks agoHumor / odd : Laughing Squid

In a recent episode of SciShow, host Hank Green explains why it’s not safe to drink grapefruit juice while taking medication for conditions such as high cholesterol, high blood pressure, and anxiety. Grapefruit is full of a type of organic compound called furanocoumarin, which interferes with the activity of an enzyme in your small intestine […]

Could blood pressure drugs have a role in Alzheimer's disease treatment?

WASHINGTON (Jan. 29, 2016) -- In laboratory neuronal cultures, an FDA-approved drug used to treat high blood pressure reduced cell damage often linked to Alzheimer's disease, say researchers at Georgetown University Medical Center (GUMC) and the National Institutes of Health. read more

Hypertensive disorders during pregnancy increase risk for high blood pressure after delivery

PASADENA, CA, Jan. 28, 2016 -- Women who are diagnosed with hypertensive disorders while pregnant are more than twice as likely to develop high blood pressure in the first year after delivery as women who did not have any pregnancy-related hypertension, according to a Kaiser Permanente study published today in the Journal of Hypertension. read more

Garlic Extract Cuts Soft Plaque In Arteries

2 weeks agoHumor / odd : FuturePundit

Got high blood pressure and obesity? Garlic might cut your risk of a heart attack. LOS ANGELES - The supplement Aged Garlic Extract can reverse the buildup of deadly plaque in arteries and help prevent the progression of heart disease, according to a new study scheduled for publication in the Journal of Nutrition. Show More Summary

The Possibility of Suppressing Detrimental Growth of Heart Tissue in Response to Hypertension

3 weeks agoHealth / Aging : Fight Aging

Hypertension, chronic high blood pressure, is largely a consequence of arterial stiffening, which in turn is caused by processes such as low-level accumulation of cross-links in the extracellular matrix, a form of metabolic waste that our biochemistry cannot effectively remove. Show More Summary

Two proteins control the growth of the heart and its adaptation to high blood pressure

Researchers at the Centro Nacional de Investigaciones Cardiovasculares Carlos III (CNIC) have identified how two proteins control the growth of the heart and its adaptation to high blood pressure (hypertension). Lead investigator Dr....Show More Summary

The Medical Minute: Starting Healthy Heart Habits in Childhood

Most people know that high blood pressure and cholesterol are risk factors for heart disease. But what they often don't think about is starting prevention in childhood.

Text messages can help reduce blood pressure

The study, of over 1300 adults with high blood pressure in the Cape Town area, compared text message reminders and interactive text messaging to a control group receiving standard care. The results appear online in the American Heart Association journal Circulation. read more

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