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- Self-monitoring may help people suffering from hypertension bring their blood pressure down, review finds.
- While overweight patients are much more likely to have serious health conditions, they are also more likely to survive them.
- Researchers from Italy have found that men with larger testicles may be at higher risk for developing heart disease and other heart complications.
- With physical activity and watermelon both popular during the summer, it only makes sense that the amino acid in watermelons can speed up recovery and prevent muscle pains after an intense workout, at least, that's what a new study is saying.
- Learn what underlying health issues may be the cause of your cankles and what you can do to get rid of the often unsightly problem.
- Extreme heat is the number one cause of weather-related deaths in the US.
- Swimming benefits include improved flexibility, reduced diabetes risk, and anti-aging effects.
- Kim Kardashian Reportedly Suffered From Preeclampsia Symptoms; Could Her Premature Birth Have Been Prevented?Preeclampsia may have been the cause of Kim Kardashian's premature delivery.
- Older adults who volunteer can reduce their risk for hypertension by 40 percent, adding to the list of other benefits that come with helping the community out.
- Some four in 10 people of African ancestry carry a genetic variant, affecting their tolerance of the widespread blood thinner warfarin.
- Sticking to a Nordic diet plan — rich in berries, fish, and canola oil — lowered cholesterol and inflammation in people with metabolic syndrome, much like the better-known Mediterranean diet.
Blood pressure is the pressure exerted by circulating blood upon the walls of blood vessels, and is one of the principal vital signs. When used without further specification, "blood pressure" usually refers to the arterial pressure of the systemic circulation. Disregulation disorders of blood pressure control include high blood pressure, blood pressure that is too low, and blood pressure that shows excessive or maladaptive fluctuation.