Turns out that a long list of negatives — decreased innovation, reduced productivity, mood changes, and difficulty in focusing — are linked to people not getting enough sleep. Not to mention the links to obesity, high blood pressure,...Show More Summary
The American Diabetes Association is recommending a less stringent diastolic blood pressure target for people with diabetes and that all people with diabetes take either moderate or high doses of statins, in keeping with recent changes to guidelines for cardiovascular risk management enacted by the American College of Cardiology and American Heart Association.
Health authorities in the U.S. are taking fresh aim at a “silent killer” with a recommendation that all American adults be screened for high blood pressure.
The second biggest day is December 26, followed by January 1. According to the Centers for Disease Control, high blood pressure affects one in three Americans. Add on chronic stress, and experts say there’s a reason that high blood pressure is called the silent killer. “You can have it and have virtually no symptoms and [...]
Women who begin menstruating before age 10 or after age 17 may have a higher risk of heart disease, stroke or high blood pressure.
New research puts the ancient practice in a class of activities that help people avoid weight gain, high blood pressure, and high cholesterol levels.
A new University of Oxford study says women may be able to predict their risk of developing conditions like heart disease, stroke, and high blood pressure. How? Just think back to how old you were when you first got your period. Women who reach menarche before age 10 or after age 17 may be at a higher risk, according to the study. Show More Summary
The risk of heart disease, stroke and high blood pressure was significantly higher when menstruation began at age 10 or younger, or age 17 or older. First menstrual cycle at the age of 13 posed the lowest risk of heart disease, stroke and high blood pressure.
Women who had their first menstrual cycle at age 10 or younger, or age 17 or older, may be at higher risk of developing heart disease, stroke, and complications of high blood pressure, according to new research in the American HeartShow More Summary
I avoid Fox News entirely for exactly this reason. Every time I watch a clip from Fox News — excepting Bill O’Reilly’s sympathetic monologue about the injustice of Eric Garner’s murder — I just end up with high blood pressure. I don’t like to hate-watch! And yet, I keep hate-watching. Anyway, in this week’s edition [...]
Fair warning for any classic car fans that suffer from high blood pressure: this story might not be good for your health. US Customs and Border Protection is teaming up with British law enforcement to keep unsafe, imported vehicles off the road here - like this Mini. Show More Summary
Preeclampsia, a condition characterized by high blood pressure and protein in the urine, is experienced by somewhere between 3% and 5% of all pregnancies. When untreated or not caught soon enough, the condition can become dangerously fatal for both mother and baby. Show More Summary
Researchers now believe it's possible that risk factors for cognitive decline may show up long before diseases such as Alzheimer's develop. In a new study, scientists found that clues such as high blood pressure are often present in mid-life, and that identification and modification of such factors could prevent the progression of debilitating cognitive deficits later in life.
Dietary guidelines should emphasise the role played by added sugars, particularly fructose, in the fight to curb the prevalence of cardiovascular, they insist. Cardiovascular disease is the number one cause of premature death in the developed world. Show More Summary
Despite years of effort to help American seniors with high blood pressure, heart disease, or diabetes get their blood pressure, cholesterol and blood sugar under control, new research shows wide gaps between older people of different ethnic backgrounds in all three of these key health measures.
ANN ARBOR, Mich. -- Despite years of effort to help American seniors with high blood pressure, heart disease, or diabetes get their blood pressure, cholesterol and blood sugar under control, new research shows wide gaps between older...Show More Summary
Recent findings have punctured some long-held beliefs about hypertension, its triggers and effects, and the best ways to treat it.
Leptin, a hormone that regulates the amount of fat stored in the body, also drives the increase in blood pressure that occurs with weight gain, according to researchers from Monash University and the University of Cambridge. Being obese or overweight is a major risk factor for the development of high blood pressure and cardiovascular disease. Show More Summary
People with hypertension (high blood pressure) are at a higher risk of getting chronic diseases including heart disease, kidney failure and stroke if their conditions are not properly managed. In order to bring their blood pressure to...Show More Summary