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Does Blood Pressure Go Up When You Get Sick? Does It Go Back Down When You Are No Longer Sick?

Does your blood pressure go up when you get sick? Find out how a cold, the flu, and over-the-counter medicines can cause stress and affect your blood pressure.

By Ask HealthCentral
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Can High Blood Pressure Cause You to Feel Sleepy or Tired?

Blood pressure medications have many side effects that could affect sleep and cause fatigue. Learn how high blood pressure might cause tiredness.

By Ask HealthCentral
Blood Pressure Monitors: Wrist vs. Arm

Blood Pressure Monitors: Wrist vs. Arm

The American Heart Association does not recommend the use of wrist models to measure blood pressure. Here’s why.

By Berkeley Wellness
Higher Blood Pressure Target Linked to Greater Stroke Risk

Higher Blood Pressure Target Linked to Greater Stroke Risk

Research suggests that raising the target for high blood pressure treatment may increase stroke risk.

By Sherrie Negrea
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Drugs That Can Raise Your Blood Pressure

If you have high blood pressure, you should be aware that some prescription medicines and over-the-counter drugs and supplements can easily raise it. Here’s how you can stay safe:

By HealthAfter50
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High Blood Pressure Symptoms to Watch For

Blood pressure is known as the “silent killer” because most people with hypertension experience no symptoms.

By HealthAfter50