The studies directly showed a reduction in the resistance of narrowed blood vessels to blood flow (peripheral resistance) and lower blood pressure.
Systolic blood pressure can be an average of 14 points higher when taken immediately after arriving in the exam room and sitting on an examination table rather than sitting in a chair with your back supported and feet flat on the floor.
Maintaining high blood pressure treatment may reduce the risk of dementia in old age.
Using a corrective gene, scientists were able to block a protein in the kidneys that triggers high blood pressure and kidney damage.
Grape seed extract lowered the blood pressure of patients who participated in a UC Davis study of the benefits of the supplement on people with high blood pressure.
The increase in blood pressure associated with loneliness is about the same magnitude as reductions attained through weight loss and regular physical activity in people suffering from hypertension.
The prevalence of hypertension (high blood pressure) appears to decline and remain low after bariatric surgery, and blood pressure drops the most among patients who had untreated hypertension before the procedure.
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.