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Learn more about the most recent updates to blood pressure guidelines and what they mean for your health.
Blood pressure in some people rises moderately to dramatically when excess salt is consumed. This can affect people with or without high blood pressure.
A new blood test may be able to identify a person’s risk of developing hypertension long before the condition shows up in a blood pressure reading.
Tracking blood pressure over time provides a better picture of overall health than a single blood pressure reading, according to a long-term study.
Systolic blood pressure is the pressure in the arteries while the heart is contracting; diastolic is the pressure during the heart’s relaxation.
Regular visits to your doctor are an important part of keeping your blood pressure under control. But how often is enough?
Here is what to know about the devices used for measuring blood pressure and how to prepare yourself.
When your blood pressure is measured, the reading will be categorized into one of three groups.