Hypertension / High Blood Pressure

Hypertension / High Blood Pressure

patient getting blood pressure taken shows lowering salt intake can reduce blood pressure
November 21, 2023

Research reveals that lowering sodium intake can reduce blood pressure

The study found that 70-75 percent of all participants, regardless of whether they were already on blood pressure medications or not, were likely to see a reduction in their blood pressure if they lowered the sodium in their diet.
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heart doctors talking to one another
November 2, 2022

Hypertension / High Blood Pressure

Hypertension is high blood pressure. Blood pressure is measured by the force of the blood that the heart pumps against the artery walls. If that force is too high, it can cause health problems, such as heart disease or stroke. The more blood the heart pumps and the narrower the arteries, the higher the blood […]
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patient having their blood pressure taken for World Hypertension Day
May 6, 2022

A Silent Killer: How High Blood Pressure Hurts the Body

Many people with high blood pressure (hypertension) don't know they have it. It causes damage slowly over a long period of time, often without noticeable symptoms, and it puts you at greater risks for developing life-changing and life-threatening medical conditions.
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blood pressure
April 22, 2020

Anxiety or Calm Can Cause False Blood Pressure Readings

Medical professionals have long known that blood pressure measured in a doctor’s office may not match your true normal blood pressure. This may be due to one of two conditions that cause “false” readings, and recent research shows that both call for more consistent and accurate blood pressure monitoring.
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