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On the whole, U.S. Hispanics have lower rates of high blood pressure (16.8 percent) than non Hispanics (24.7 percent), the study found.
People can reduce their blood pressure and put a major dent in their risk of CVD by improving their diet.
People who eat more protein from vegetables tend to have lower blood pressure.
Partially substituting carbohydrates in healthy diet with protein or unsaturated fats lowers blood pressure and improves cholesterol levels.
Study is not saying that blood pressure lowering drugs should be taken solely to prevent headaches, but that this is a valuable associated benefit.
High blood pressure more adversely affects mental functioning of African Americans than whites.
Blood pressure medication reduces the risk of stroke in people who have atrial fibrillation and prior stroke.
A study of a pill that combines two drugs for hypertension shows significant benefit for people with hard to control high blood pressure.
Lowering blood pressure can slow or stop the progression of brain abnormalities that raise the risk of dementia and stroke.
High blood pressure significantly increases the risk of heart and stroke death in overweight and obese people.
Women who consume higher doses of non aspirin painkillers are much more likely to develop high blood pressure than women who do not use them
Elderly persons have the highest prevalence of hypertension (high blood pressure).
While the rate of high blood pressure increased with age, numbers of people receiving treatment for the condition do not, according to study.
If you have high blood pressure, a daily bar sized serving of flavonol rich dark chocolate might lower your blood pressure.
Men with normal blood pressure survived 7.2 years longer without cardiovascular disease compared to men with high blood pressure.
Elderly patients with high blood pressure who also suffer from asthma or depression tend to treat those symptomatic ailments while high blood pressure goes untreated.
The researchers thought if the mice made uncoupling protein 1 in their blood vessel walls, it might protect them from atherosclerosis and high blood pressure.
Salt hides in a range of foods, including soup, cereal, frozen dinners and canned vegetables, and the result can be higher blood pressure in people with hypertension (high blood pressure).High Blood Pressure and Salt
Salt hides in foods from cereal to soup, processed rice to canned vegetables, salad dressing to frozen dinners
Do you think you're doing enough to reduce sodium in your diet by not adding extra dashes from the salt shaker to your dinner plate?
Low Blood Pressure and Meditation
A new study under way at Duke University Medical Center is looking at whether practicing meditation and relaxation techniques can lower blood pressure by reducing the effects of stress in our daily lives. James Lane, Ph.D., associate research professor of medical psychology in the department of psychiatry and behavioral medicine, heads the research project, known as the "Calm Down" study.
People whose blood pressure doesn't drop overnight can face a number of health problems.