Video: Foods to Limit When You Have High Blood Pressure
Whether you have high blood pressure or want to avoid it, cut back on these types of foods to make your heart happier.
Video: Ways to Lower Your Blood Pressure
Are your numbers higher than normal? Here are seven ways to lower your blood pressure and keep your heart healthy.
Video: How to Check Your Blood Pressure Step by Step
Roll up your sleeve and slide on that blood pressure cuff. It’s important to check how well your heart pumps blood.
The Other Effects of Salt
other effects of salt transcript Arefa Casoobhoy, MD, MPH You’ve probably heard over and over again that salt is bad for your blood pressure.That’s true for some people, but just because you have normal blood pressure doesn’t mean you’re off the hook.Too much sodium can also damage other organs. Including your blood vessels, heart, kidneys, and even your brain.Most people should only have a teaspoon of salt total per day.Some people should have even less.And believe it or not, it’s not the salt shaker you need to worry about.About 70 percent of the sodium people eat comes from processed
Sugar vs. Salt: What’s Worse for Blood Pressure?
Salt has always been public enemy number one for your blood pressure. But is sugar worse?
High Blood Pressure Damage to Arteries
What does high blood pressure do to your arteries? Find out in this animation.
How Hypertension Affects Cardiac Risk
Jonathan Sackner Bernstein, MD, talks about high blood pressure and its effect on cardiac diseases
Hypertension Equals Health Risks
Nearly 1 in 3 adult Americans have it. African Americans are especially at risk. Learn why hypertension is called the 'silent killer'.
Blood Pressure Medicine for Life?
Jonathan Sackner Bernstein, MD, addresses options and concerns around being on blood pressure medication for life.