By Ashik Siddique | May 16, 2013 12:16 AM EDT
Being interrupted by cell phone calls can cause higher blood pressure readings, though it’s unclear whether mobile phone use is actually linked to risk for hypertension.
By Anthony Rivas | May 15, 2013 06:55 PM EDT
People who suffer from hypertension may be naturally drawn to salty foods, researchers urge them to resist the cravings.
By Christie Rizk | May 09, 2013 01:05 PM EDT
Omega-3 fatty acids may not offer previously claimed health benefits to certain individuals, a new study finds.
By Ashik Siddique | Mar 22, 2013 12:38 AM EDT
Energy drinks' side effects for healthy young people can include irregular heart arrhythmia and increased blood pressure, according to new conference findings.
By Staff Reporter | Mar 13, 2013 05:20 PM EDT
Vitamin D benefits may include helping African-Americans at risk for cardiovascular disease to lower their blood pressure.
By Jonathan Weiss | Mar 12, 2013 10:00 AM EDT
Women who were exposed to DDT in the womb are more likely to have high blood pressure, which can lead to many other health issues.
By Christine Hsu | Dec 26, 2012 03:39 PM EST
A new study revealed that being hot-tempered and expressing your anger could be a key to enjoying a long and healthy life.
By Christine Hsu | Dec 18, 2012 09:19 AM EST
A new surgical procedure that uses bursts of radio waves to destroy overactive nerves around the kidneys could help treat patients with uncontrollable high blood pressure whose condition cannot be controlled with medication.
By Makini Brice | Dec 04, 2012 12:57 PM EST
A recent study has found that getting just one hour more of sleep a night may help people lower their blood pressure.
By Amber Moore | Nov 01, 2012 03:48 PM EDT
People with uncontrolled high blood pressure in middle age have structural brain damage before they hit old age.
By Christine Hsu | Oct 04, 2012 12:30 PM EDT
Children of women who had high blood pressure or "hypertension" during pregnancy may lose their mental skills quicker throughout their lives compared to those whose mother had healthy blood pressure, according to new research.
By Amber Moore | Sep 21, 2012 04:26 PM EDT
Pregnant women who are obese and don't get enough sleep at night have a higher risk of developing health complications for themselves and their babies in the future, a new study says.
By Amber Moore | Sep 20, 2012 01:10 PM EDT
People who eat low-fat yogurt regularly are less likely to develop high blood pressure, a new study says.
By Nikki Tucker | Sep 19, 2012 06:47 PM EDT
If you can reduce your intake or eliminate certain foods altogether you can make the most of your appearance and your overall health. Here are eight foods you should avoid to maximize your beauty.
By Nikki Tucker | Sep 19, 2012 04:32 PM EDT
Dried fruits are not only a great convenient snack, but also they offer a variety of health benefits.