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Working Too Hard May Raise Your Blood Pressure

Not sure about taking that vacay? A new study—that confirms a link between high blood pressure and working too much—may help you decide.

By Lara DeSanto
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Could Your Nightly Bathroom Trips Be a Sign You Have High Blood Pressure?

A new study found that those who have to pee in the middle of the night may want to get their blood pressure checked. Here’s what you need to know.

By Lara DeSanto
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Change Your Lifestyle and You May Not Need Blood Pressure Meds

Adults with hypertension reduced their need for blood pressure medication within 16 weeks by making lifestyle changes, according to an AHA study.

By Diane Domina
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White Wine and Blood Pressure Risks

Is white wine safe for persons with high blood pressure?

By Ask HealthCentral
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Unspoken Rules of Heart-Healthy Eating

Do you know the golden rules of heart-healthy eating? Two ways to protect your heart at every meal.

By Nicole Van Hoey, PharmD
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Exercising Safely During Summer Months

Exercise is vital for improving heart health. Use these steps to maintain a safe and fun exercise routine through the summer months.

By Lisa Nelson, RD, LN
Full fat dairy products are OK to eat on the DASH diet.

Tweaking the DASH Diet Is OK

Substituting full-fat dairy products for lowfat or nonfat versions on the DASH diet does not reverse the health benefits of the diet, according to this study.

By Sherrie Negrea
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The Link Between Sugar and Hypertension

Excessive amounts of sugar, not salt, may be more strongly and directly linked to hypertension and the risk of developing cardiovascular problems.

By HealthAfter50
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How to Shake the Salt From Your Diet

There’s no denying it—Americans consume twice the recommended amount of sodium they need every day.

By HealthAfter50