- Avocado is more than just a delicious fruit to use in salads and dips for your tortilla chips.
- A new study found that yoga practice can help people with prehypertension.
- High blood pressure and diabetes is affected by diet, which is why knowing what foods to eat can help lower risk and adverse effects.
- More and more people in low-income countries are developing high blood pressure, as their wealthy counterparts are developing the condition less and less.
- High blood pressure doesn’t always require medication — some simple lifestyle changes could help get blood pressure under control.
- Air pollution and a symphony of honking horns tend to make people angry, so it makes sense they also raise our blood pressure — as much as being overweight.
- Not that any of us needed any more motivation to eat and love chocolate, researchers have found more evidence supporting its cardiovascular benefits.
- The new approach in treating hypertension aims to reduce nervous system activity from a sensory organ — the carotid body — which, when activated, can cause blood pressure to rise uncontrollably.
- A new study estimates that over a billion adults worldwide had high blood pressure in 2010, with the condition now more common in poorer countries.
- Prehypertension in pregnancy has been linked to increased health risks after giving birth, a study finds.
- Patients given the drug had a statistically significant reduction in blood pressure, Allergan said.
- Exposure to pollution, whether for a short time or over an extended period, could raise your blood pressure.