Why This Exercise Is So Good for High Blood Pressure
- Have High Blood Pressure? Your Partner May, Too
December 7, 2023 — 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
November 30, 2023 — 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
July 31, 2023 — 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?
July 12, 2023 — 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.
- Dealing With the Physical Impact of Intense Grief
June 23, 2023 — A new study has found that severe grief can cause a significant increase in blood pressure, suggesting that grief can be a risk factor for future heart problems.
- Estrogen-Only Pills for Menopause May Raise Women’s High Blood Pressure Risk
June 5, 2023 — Women who take estrogen-only pills to manage menopause symptoms are more likely to be diagnosed with high blood pressure, compared to women using estrogen-only patches or creams, according to a new study.
- High-Salt Diet a Danger Even With Normal Blood Pressure
April 10, 2023 — A large study shows eating a diet high in salt is linked to clogged arteries of the heart and neck, raising the risk of heart attack and stroke, even in people with normal blood pressure.
- Pfizer Recalls Another Blood Pressure Medication
April 25, 2022 — Pfizer is recalling five lots of blood pressure medicine Accupril because of elevated levels of a nitrosamine, Nnitroso-quinapril, the company said in a news release posted on the FDA website.