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What the DASH studies taught us about a healthy diet

WHAT THE DASH STUDIES TAUGHT US ABOUT A HEALTHY DIET

The first DASH study was published in 1997. And it's still the bedrock of today's advice from the American Heart Association, American...

Why You Should Check Your Blood Pressure Twice a Day

WHY YOU SHOULD CHECK YOUR BLOOD PRESSURE TWICE A DAY

How often do you check your blood pressure? If you don't have hypertension, you may only check it on occasion, when you visit your...

 
 
 
Is Exercise as Good as Blood Pressure Medications for Lowering Blood Pressure?

IS EXERCISE AS GOOD AS BLOOD PRESSURE MEDICATIONS FOR LOWERING BLOOD PRESSURE?

High blood pressure is one of the most common health problems that adults are diagnosed with. In fact, hypertension affects 25% of...

Blood Pressure Lowering Drugs Continue to Benefit Patients With Hypertension

BLOOD PRESSURE LOWERING DRUGS CONTINUE TO BENEFIT PATIENTS WITH HYPERTENSION

Patients in their mid-60s with high blood pressure were less likely to die from heart disease or stroke by age 75-80 if they had taken...

 
 
 

MAHTPRED: A SEQUENCE-BASED META-PREDICTOR FOR IMPROVING THE PREDICTION OF ANTI-HYPERTENSIVE PEPTIDES USING EFFECTIVE FEATURE REPRESENTATION

AbstractMotivationCardiovascular disease is the primary cause of death globally accounting for approximately 17.7 million deaths per...

Discover nature's most effective antihypertensive foods

DISCOVER NATURE'S MOST EFFECTIVE ANTIHYPERTENSIVE FOODS

More and more people are suffering from high blood pressure, also known as hypertension. Dubbed as “the silent killer,” this dangerous...

 
 
 
Aggressive Treatment of Hypertension in Stroke Patients is Detrimental

AGGRESSIVE TREATMENT OF HYPERTENSION IN STROKE PATIENTS IS DETRIMENTAL

Lowering the pressure with extensive treatment with anti-hypertensive drugs in stroke patients can be more dangerous in the long run.

5 Pre-Health Conditions Are a Warning Sign that You Need to Take Action

5 PRE-HEALTH CONDITIONS ARE A WARNING SIGN THAT YOU NEED TO TAKE ACTION

There's an epidemic of pre-diseases out there and we're not catching them early enough. These are health problems that portend future...

 
 
 

DIAGNOSTIC AND PROGNOSTIC SIGNIFICANCE OF CARDIOVASCULAR MAGNETIC RESONANCE NATIVE MYOCARDIAL T1 MAPPING IN PATIENTS WITH PULMONARY HYPERTENSION

Abstract Background Native T1 may be a sensitive, contrast-free, non-invasive cardiovascular magnetic resonance marker of myocardial...

Put down the salt: Systematic review proves that too much sodium can increase the risk of cardiovascular disease

PUT DOWN THE SALT: SYSTEMATIC REVIEW PROVES THAT TOO MUCH SODIUM CAN INCREASE THE RISK OF CARDIOVASCULAR DISEASE

Arterial stiffness, a primary risk factor of cardiovascular disease, can occur due to high consumption of salt. In a review published...

 
 
 
Homeopathic remedies for high blood pressure

HOMEOPATHIC REMEDIES FOR HIGH BLOOD PRESSURE

Hypertension is a common and critical health concern, especially for older people. An article in Homeopathic covered some of the best...

Eating Fish, Vegetables May Lower Hypertension-related Heart Disease Symptoms

EATING FISH, VEGETABLES MAY LOWER HYPERTENSION-RELATED HEART DISEASE SYMPTOMS

Can a diet rich in fish and vegetables promote heart health? Consumption of fish, seafood and a vegetarian diet may help reduce hypertension-related...

 
 
 
Hypertension Treatment Not Beneficial to Low Risk Patients With Mild Hypertension

HYPERTENSION TREATMENT NOT BENEFICIAL TO LOW RISK PATIENTS WITH MILD HYPERTENSION

Low risk patients with mild hypertension do not benefit from hypertension treatment, reveals a new study. Therefore, physicians need...

High Blood Pressure Can be Diagnosed and Managed by Home Monitoring

HIGH BLOOD PRESSURE CAN BE DIAGNOSED AND MANAGED BY HOME MONITORING

Home readings of blood pressure can be used to diagnose and monitor hypertension since clinic readings may not always reflect true...

 
 
 
Ancient Japanese healing art Shinrin-yoku can work wonders on your blood pressure, new study finds

ANCIENT JAPANESE HEALING ART SHINRIN-YOKU CAN WORK WONDERS ON YOUR BLOOD PRESSURE, NEW STUDY FINDS

If you live near a forest and are worried about your blood pressure, you might want to consider taking a walk in the woods. The findings...

Keep at it! Constant exercise keeps your heart healthy

KEEP AT IT! CONSTANT EXERCISE KEEPS YOUR HEART HEALTHY

Undergoing yearly exercise training programs can improve the heart health of people with metabolic syndrome, according to a study published...

 
 
 
Bi-Modal Arterial Compliance Probe for Calibration-Free Cuffless Blood Pressure Estimation

BI-MODAL ARTERIAL COMPLIANCE PROBE FOR CALIBRATION-FREE CUFFLESS BLOOD PRESSURE ESTIMATION

Non-invasive measurement of Blood Pressure has well-established utility in screening, clinical diagnosis and patient follow-up for...

Ballistocardiogram-Based Approach to Cuff-Less Blood Pressure Monitoring: Proof-of-Concept and Potential Challenges

BALLISTOCARDIOGRAM-BASED APPROACH TO CUFF-LESS BLOOD PRESSURE MONITORING: PROOF-OF-CONCEPT AND POTENTIAL CHALLENGES

The goal of this study was to propose and establish the proof-of-concept of an ultra-convenient cuffless blood pressure monitoring...

 
 
 
Another reason to brush your teeth: Poor oral health increases blood pressure

ANOTHER REASON TO BRUSH YOUR TEETH: POOR ORAL HEALTH INCREASES BLOOD PRESSURE

A new study from the University of L'Aquila in Italy found that patients with hypertension and gum disease are 20 percent less likely...

Unobtrusive Detection of Simulated Orthostatic Hypotension and Supine Hypertension using Ballistocardiogram and Electrocardiogram of Healthy Adults

UNOBTRUSIVE DETECTION OF SIMULATED ORTHOSTATIC HYPOTENSION AND SUPINE HYPERTENSION USING BALLISTOCARDIOGRAM AND ELECTROCARDIOGRAM OF HEALTHY ADULTS

Isaac S. Chang , Narges Armanfard , Abdul Qadir Javaid , Jennifer Boger , Alex Mihailidis Early Access Note: Early Access articles...