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.