New guidelines that ease the recommended blood pressure could result in 5.8 million U.S. adults no longer needing hypertension medication, according to an analysis by … Read more
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Blood pressure is effectively lowered by mindfulness-based stress reduction (MBSR) for patients with borderline high blood pressure or “prehypertension.” This finding is reported in the … Read more
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People who walk to work are around 40 per cent less likely to have diabetes as those who drive, according to a new study. Researchers … Read more
It turns out that helping others can also help you protect yourself from high blood pressure. New research from Carnegie Mellon University shows that older … Read more
A study appearing in the Journal of Nutritional Biochemistry demonstrates that grapes are able to reduce heart failure associated with chronic high blood pressure (hypertension) … Read more
Women who have hypertensive diseases during pregnancy seem to be at higher risk of having troublesome hot flashes and night sweats at menopause, report researchers … Read more
A hike in your blood pressure during middle age significantly raises the risk of having a heart attack or a stroke during your lifetime, according … Read more
People with prehypertension had a lower risk of stroke when they took blood pressure-lowering medicines, according to research reported in Stroke: Journal of the American Heart Association.
Prehypertension, which affects more than 50 million adults in…
DALLAS — March 1, 2011 — Will Marshall saw a physician about his blood pressure at his barber’s urging.
Yes, his barber.
“The barber and beauty shops for men and women are kind of their own private escapes,” Mr. Marshall said. “Every conver…