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Hypertension/High Blood Pressure Health Center

News and Features Related to Hypertension / High Blood Pressure

  1. Marital Support Eases Job's Blood Pressure Toll

    Sept. 26, 2005 -- The negative affect of job strain on your blood pressure may be eased if you have a supportive spouse at home. A new study shows job strain can significantly increase blood pressure among workers over time. But having strong martial support may counteract those negative effects by

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  2. High Blood Pressure: Nightly Aspirin May Help

    Sept. 15, 2005 -- Taking aspirin at night may help lower blood pressure more than taking aspirin in the morning, new research shows. It's the first finding of its kind. More studies are needed to check the results before recommendations can be made. The study was done in Spain. The researchers inclu

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  3. Do Pain Relievers Raise Blood Pressure?

    Sept. 13, 2005 -- Frequent use of over-the-counter pain relievers has been linked to high blood pressure in women. But new research fails to show the same association in men. Findings show that men who regularly took the pain relievers were no more likely than those who didn't to have persistent hig

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  4. Brain May Benefit by Lowering Blood Pressure

    Sept. 7, 2005 -- Getting blood pressure under control is good for the brain, new research shows. Health experts already knew that curbing blood pressure can help avoid strokes, heart attacks, and other serious health problems. Now, French doctors report that lowering blood pressure may halt or slow

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  5. Newer Blood Pressure Drugs Beat Out Older Ones

    Sept. 6, 2005 (Stockholm, Sweden) -- Tens of thousands of heart attacks, strokes, and deaths could be prevented each year if people took a combination of newer high blood pressure drugs rather than the old standbys. Additionally, the newer regimen may cut the risk of diabetes by about one-third, say

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  6. Common Pain Drugs Up High Blood Pressure Risk

    Aug. 15, 2005 -- The pills in your medicine cabinet may be raising your blood pressure. Women who take a lot of acetaminophen (Tylenol) have nearly twice the risk of high blood pressure as those who don't use the drug. Those who take a lot of ibuprofen (Advil, Motrin) or naproxen (Aleve) up their ri

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  7. High Blood Pressure Often Uncontrolled

    July 26, 2005 -- High blood pressure is common and often uncontrolled, especially in elderly women, a new study shows. As people age, they are more likely to have high blood pressure and less likely to control the problem, states a report in The Journal of the American Medical Association. Dangerous

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  8. Dark Chocolate May Cut High Blood Pressure

    July 18, 2005 -- Taming high blood pressure could be downright delicious. Dark chocolate might help fight high blood pressure, new research shows. The benefit could stem from flavonoids, write the researchers. Flavonoids are natural antioxidants found in chocolate, tea, red wine, and many fruits and

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  9. Better Blood Pressure, Longer Life?

    June 28, 2005 -- Controlling blood pressure may lengthen life and keep heart disease away. That may sound familiar. Now, researchers are driving the message home. Men and women with normal blood pressure at age 50 lived five more years than those with higher blood pressure. They also avoided heart d

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  10. Elderly Often Skip Blood Pressure Pills

    June 27, 2005 -- Seniors may be more likely to take medications for diseases that produce noticeable symptoms rather than treat high blood pressure --- the "silent killer." High blood pressure is known as the silent killer because it has no symptoms. The condition dramatically raises the risk of hea

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