Tag: hypertension

Blood pressure can help predict stroke and heart attack

Relaxed blood pressure guidelines cut millions from needing medication

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...

The internal clock and feeding rhythm set the pace of the...

Living organisms have adapted to the day-night cycle and, in most cases, evolved a "circadian clock" – that is: an actual cellular metronome –...

Mindfulness-based stress reduction helps lower blood pressure

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...

Yin-yang effect of sodium and chloride presents salt conundrum

'Eat less salt' is a mantra of our health-conscious times and is seen as an important step in reducing heart disease and hypertension.Too much...

Walking to work cuts risk of diabetes and high blood pressure

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...

Volunteering reduces risk of hypertension in older adults

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...

How grapes cut heart attacks from hypertension

A study appearing in the Journal of Nutritional Biochemistry demonstrates that grapes are able to reduce heart failure associated with chronic high blood pressure...

High blood pressure in pregnancy may spell hot flashes later

Women who have hypertensive diseases during pregnancy seem to be at higher risk of having troublesome hot flashes and night sweats at menopause, report...

New predictor of heart attack or stroke

A hike in your blood pressure during middle age significantly raises the risk of having a heart attack or a stroke during your lifetime,...

Blood pressure medicines reduce stroke risk in people with prehypertension

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...

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