Antianxiety treatment may lower blood pressure
Oct 17 05


Analgesic use not linked with high blood pressure
Sep 17 05

Contrary to the results of previously reported studies, the regular use of analgesic drugs by apparently healthy men does not appear to increase the risk of developing

Cumulative activity can lower blood pressure
Sep 09 05

Adults with hypertension may be able to lower their blood pressure by raking the yard, going for a brisk walk and otherwise adding bouts of moderate physical activity to…


Study hints at promise of new Novartis heart drug
Sep 07 05


Modern drugs can halve stroke, heart attack risk
Sep 06 05

More than half of all Stroke and Heart Attacks in people with High Blood Pressure can be prevented by taking a mixture of modern drugs,…


Blood pressure-kidney stone risk linked to weight
Aug 30 05

Overweight women who have kidney stones have an increased risk of developing High Blood Pressure (hypertension), according to a new report in the American Journal…


High blood pressure linked to higher glaucoma risk
Aug 15 05

The results of a study involving more that 27,000 people with glaucoma suggest that High Blood Pressure, also known as hypertension, is significantly more common in this…


Newer blood pressure devices seen costing lives
Aug 12 05

Hundreds of thousands of people in Britain may not be receiving the blood pressure lowering medications they need, or could be taking drugs unnecessarily, as doctors switch to…


Blood pressure lower in adults with long-lived dad
Aug 12 05

A middle-aged adult’s risk of High Blood Pressure seems to be related in part to how long his father lived, new research findings suggest.

In a study…


Salt restriction improves blood pressure in blacks
Aug 08 05

Modest reductions in dietary salt can benefit black people with High Blood Pressure considerably, UK researchers report.

“This study…contributes to the growing and compelling evidence that salt reduction…


Cobblestone mat walking helps elderly stay fit
Aug 02 05


Topiramate lowers weight and blood pressure
Jul 28 05


Blood pressure control poor among elderly women
Jul 26 05


Diuretics Effective for People with Diabetes and High Blood Pressure
Jul 26 05

In people with Diabetes, diuretics work as well as ACE-inhibitors and calcium channel blockers in protecting against Heart Attack and improving…


Salt factories take toll on workers’ blood pressure
Jul 26 05


What is blood pressure?
Jul 25 05

Blood is carried from the heart to all parts of your body in vessels called arteries. Blood pressure is the force of the blood pushing against the walls of the arteries.…


What is normal blood pressure?
Jul 25 05


What is Hypertension?
Jul 25 05

A blood pressure of 140/90 or higher is considered High Blood Pressure. Both numbers are important. If one or both numbers are usually high, you have high blood pressure. If you are…


What Is High Blood Pressure?
Jul 25 05


What Is Blood Pressure?
Jul 24 05


Who Can Develop High Blood Pressure?
Jul 24 05


What is systolic blood pressure?
Jul 24 05


What is diastolic blood pressure?
Jul 24 05


Why Is High Blood Pressure Important?
Jul 24 05


Tips for Having Your Blood Pressure Taken
Jul 24 05


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