Suggested Reads about Hypertension
Have High Blood Pressure? Your Partner May, Too
It’s possible that doctors' offices might start sending invites to date night blood pressure screenings for couples. That’s because a new study shows that in nearly 4 in 10 heterosexual couples in the U.S., both partners have high blood pressure.
Vehicle Air Filtration May Protect Against Blood Pressure Spikes
Breathing unfiltered air while commuting during rush hour can harm your health just as much as eating a high-sodium diet, new research suggests, pointing to yet another everyday danger of exposure to air pollution.
Study Says Even Light Drinking Raises Blood Pressure
Light drinking raises a person’s systolic blood pressure—the top number in a blood pressure reading—even if that person doesn’t have hypertension in the first place.
I’m Perfectly Healthy and Still Got High Blood Pressure. Why?
You can develop primary hypertension and high blood pressure even if you exercise regularly, eat clean, and don’t smoke. We share ways to get ahead of a primary hypertension diagnosis, along with tips to keep this “silent” disease in check.
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