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More than 100 million U.S. adults have high blood pressure. If you’re one of them, these daily tweaks can go a long way towards building a healthier future.
Up to 15 percent of people with high blood pressure have resistant hypertension — blood pressure that exceeds guidelines despite medical treatment.
Taking hypertension medication at the right time of day may lower your diabetes risk.
People with sleep apnea have larger deposits of inflammatory proteins that can damage the blood vessels and lead to heart attacks.
Reducing systolic blood pressure to below 120 mm Hg among adults 75 and older may lower the risk of cardiovascular disease and premature death from any cause.
A healthy diet—along with a little more exercise—has the potential to dramatically lower blood pressure. Here’s how to get your numbers down.
Many people with high blood pressure need two or more blood pressure-lowering drugs to reach the goal of less than 140/90 mm Hg.
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: