Beta blocker should not be the first choice for high blood pressure treatment, since users may have a slightly higher risk of death and cardiovascular disease than patients who use calcium channel blockers.
Prehypertension and cardiovascular disease risk in the women's health initiative.
Happy countries have fewer blood pressure problems. Mental health in each country, they show, is also inversely correlated with its rate of hypertension.
The structure and function of a gene crucial to the regulation of blood pressure has been clearly demonstrated by new research.
Patients with high blood pressure are more likely to develop new onset diabetes than those who don't have hypertension.
Many patients with high blood pressure have sought relief from complementary and alternative medicine (CAM). Many have consumed danshen, a Chinese herb used in Oriental medicine that promotes blood flow, treats cardiovascular disease.
One key to your high blood pressure might just be your inflammatory genes.
A study of more than 1,200 patients with extremely low or high blood pressure showed that the influence of genes on blood pressure may vary based on gender.
A device first implanted in U.S. is showing a significant reduction in blood pressure in patients who suffer from severe hypertension.
Persons with prehypertension, generally defined as having a systolic blood pressure in the range of 120 and 139 mm Hg or a diastolic blood pressure of 80 to 89, will usually develop hypertension at the rate of about 10% per year.
High blood pressure control is important as you age, even when only one of the blood pressure readings is in the hypertensive range.
Children with high blood pressure may be at risk for sleep breathing disorders.
While high blood pressure does not have many symptoms, there is a natural way to reduce hypertension.
Of the 65 million people with hypertension, between 25 and 50 percent of them have some evidence that their heart has been affected by high blood pressure.
Higher blood pressure may be one factor associated with a decline in walking ability in later life.
Erratic blood pressure during the first hours after a stroke dramatically lowers the chances of survival.
A new method for lowering blood pressure (hypertension) through use of a compound that synthesizes a cannabis (hashish) plant component has been developed.
There is no evidence that lowering blood pressure prevents the development of dementia or cognitive impairment in hypertensive patients.
The combination of drugs traditionally used to control blood pressure might not be ideal for Hispanic patients.
Lower blood pressure had those who were involved with or participated in religious activities.