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Hypertension/High Blood Pressure Health Center

News and Features Related to Hypertension / High Blood Pressure

  1. Job Stress May Not Up Blood Pressure

    May 9, 2006 -- A fight with your boss may get your blood pumping for a little while, but a new study suggests that the much-publicized effects of job stress stress on high blood pressure high blood pressure may be full of hot air. The review of 48 studies on job stress and blood pressure showed that

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  2. Skimpy Sleep May Up Blood Pressure

    April 3, 2006 -- Middle-aged adults may help their blood pressure by getting at least six nightly hours of sleep. In Hypertension , experts report that middle-aged adults are more likely to be diagnosed with high blood pressure (hypertension) if they slept less than six hours per night. Blood pressu

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  3. Loneliness May Drive Up Blood Pressure

    March 29, 2006 -- Blood pressure and loneliness might be related, especially in older adults, new research shows. The University of Chicago's Louise Hawkley, PhD, and colleagues studied 229 people aged 50-68 in Cook County, Ill. Participants got their blood pressure checked and took surveys gauging

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  4. Grape Seed Extract for Blood Pressure?

    March 27, 2006 -- Grape seed extract might help control blood pressure, a new study shows. The news comes from scientists at the University of California at Davis. They studied 24 adults with metabolic syndrome, a cluster of abnormalities that raises the risk of diabetes and heart disease. Most part

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  5. Drug Delays High Blood Pressure

    March 14, 2006 (Atlanta) -- If you're one of the millions of Americans whose blood pressure is creeping above normal, take note: A new study suggests the blood-pressure-lowering drug Atacand may be able to delay the development of full-blown hypertension among people whose blood pressure is slightly

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  6. Cocoa May Cut Blood Pressure

    Feb. 27, 2006 -- Cocoa might help curb blood pressure and lower death risk, new research shows. Brian Buijsse, MSc, and colleagues report the news in the Archives of Internal Medicine. They studied 470 elderly men for 15 years, tracking the men's cocoa consumption, including chocolate. Cocoa intake

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  7. Trade Carbs for Proteins: Heart Healthy?

    Nov. 14, 2005 -- Trading in a slice of bread for a handful of nuts or drizzle of olive oil may help in the fight against high blood pressure and heart disease. A new study suggests that swapping out a small amount of carbohydrates in an already heart-healthy diet for either protein-rich foods or uns

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  8. A Better Way to Measure Blood Pressure?

    Nov. 14, 2005 (Dallas) -- The standard inflated arm cuff is not the best way to check whether a blood pressure-lowering drug is working, a new study suggests. Measurement of central aortic blood pressure can better predict the risk of heart attack and stroke than the traditional arm blood pressure m

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  9. Cola Drinks May Boost Blood Pressure

    Nov. 8, 2005 - Women who drink lots of coffee can relax. But those who drink lots of cola may have a problem: high blood pressure. High blood pressure isn't good. It's linked to heart disease and stroke. There's been a lot of worry that everyday coffee drinkers may be at increased risk of high blood

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  10. Beta-Blockers May Not Be Best for Blood Pressure

    Oct. 18, 2005 -- Beta-blockers may soon lose their place as one of the first line of treatments for high blood pressure, according to a new report. Beta-blockers have been widely used to treat the nearly 1 billion people worldwide with high blood pressure for the last 30 years. But several recent st

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