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More than 75 percent of African American men and women will develop high blood pressure (hypertension) by age 55, compared to 55 percent of white men and 40 percent of white women of the same age, according to a study published in the Journal of the American Heart Association.
New research suggests that magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) scans may be able to detect early signs of neurological damage in people with high blood pressure before dementia symptoms develop.
Blood pressure readings at the doctor’s office may be misleading for certain people with masked hypertension. Learn how you can get the most best picture of your blood pressure.
Children exposed to high levels of air pollution in utero during the third trimester of pregnancy have an increased risk for high blood pressure (hypertension), according to a study from Johns Hopkins University.
Question Asked by sam What Makes Blood Pressure Suddenly Increase? During a recent visit to the doctor my blood pressure was suddenly very high, so high that I had to go to the emergency and be monitored for several hours. I was put on metaprolol, bu...
Dehydration is a potential cause of low blood pressure (hypotension) due to decreased blood volume resulting in decreased pressure against artery walls. However, did you know not drinking enough water can lead to high blood pressure? When you do not ...
Research has shown that if Americans were to increase their intake of potassium the number of people living with high blood pressure would drop approximately 10 percent. Right now, in American, nearly half of all adults live with high blood pressure ...
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