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Hypertension/High Blood Pressure Health Center

News and Features Related to Hypertension / High Blood Pressure

  1. Rising Blood Pressure Tied to Diabetes

    Oct. 10, 2007 -- Women may have a new reason to control their blood pressure: to help prevent type 2 diabetes. Researchers today reported that women may be more likely to develop type 2 diabetes if their blood pressure rises substantially over the years. Based on the findings, "women with increasing

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  2. Modest Weight Loss Cuts Hypertension

    Oct. 1, 2007 -- Got high blood pressure? If you're overweight, modest weight loss might bring your blood pressure down to normal. Italian researchers reported that news in Tucson at the American Heart Association's 61st Annual Fall Conference of the Council for High Blood Pressure Research. The Univ

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  3. A Little Walking Cuts Blood Pressure

    Aug. 15, 2007 -- Thirty minutes of walking three times a week may be enough to help lower blood pressure and start you on the path to better health. A new study shows that even a little bit of weekly exercise is enough to lower blood pressure and improve overall fitness. The results showed that 30 m

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  4. Whole Grains vs. High Blood Pressure

    Aug. 10, 2007 -- Eating just one daily serving of whole grains may help prevent high blood pressure -- and more servings could slash your risk even further. So says a study published in The American Journal of Clinical Nutrition . Study participants' odds of developing high blood pressure over a dec

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  5. Agent Orange, High BP May Be Linked

    July 27, 2007 -- In a report that could affect millions of veterans, an expert panel concluded for the first time Friday that the Vietnam-era defoliant Agent Orange may be linked to hypertension in former soldiers. The report, issued by the Institute of Medicine, is only the first step in a process

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  6. Eat Chocolate For Lower Blood Pressure?

    July 3, 2007 -- The health benefits of dark chocolate may include lowering high blood pressure, German researchers report. But overindulging in dark chocolate might blow your calorie budget, and packing on pounds could raise blood pressure. So portion control may help you have your dark chocolate an

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  7. Omega-3s May Lower Blood Pressure

    June 4, 2007 -- Looking to lower your blood pressure? You may want to add foods containing omega-3 fatty acids to your diet. Such foods -- which include flaxseeds, walnuts, and fatty fish such as salmon -- may help lower blood pressure, a new study shows. The findings "lend modest support to current

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  8. Nutty Perk for Women's Blood Pressure

    May 30, 2007 -- When it comes to lowering blood pressure, soy nuts may be a smart snack for women, a new study suggests. Never heard of soy nuts? They're dry-roasted soybeans. Like other soy foods, they contain nutrients called isoflavones, along with 8 grams of fat and 240 calories in a half cup. T

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  9. Doing Enough for High Blood Pressure?

    May 3, 2007 -- Most people diagnosed with high blood pressure (hypertension) could do more to control it. That's according to a CDC report released today. Data came from more than 101,000 adults in 20 states who were interviewed via telephone in 2005. More than 24,400 participants said they had been

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  10. Job Stress Jacks Up Blood Pressure

    April 10, 2007 -- At work, after work -- even during sleep -- stressful jobs jack up workers' blood pressure, a Belgian study finds. It's not a huge increase -- but it's enough to confer a substantial risk of heart disease, find Els Clays, MSc, of Ghent University in Belgium, and colleagues. As part

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