A study shows that early-onset menstruation — periods that begin before age 11 — is associated with greater risk for high blood pressure later in life.
If you think stroke is for your parents age, well, we’ve got news for you — you are the "parent's age" now. Stroke in your 50s is not uncommon, but it is preventable.
A study of 36,692 postmenopausal women in the United States indicated that women who have lost teeth are at higher risk of developing high blood pressure.
A diet high in fried and processed foods and sugar-sweetened beverages is a major risk factor for higher rates of high blood pressure in black Americans.
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.
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.