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Home blood pressure readings of 130/80 mm Hg or above can be used to diagnose high blood pressure (hypertension) in adults, according to research.
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.
Blood pressure medications have many side effects that could affect sleep and cause fatigue. Learn how high blood pressure might cause tiredness.
High blood pressure often requires multiple medications, but they could be combined into one pill to simplify treatment plans.
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.
Up to 15 percent of people with high blood pressure have resistant hypertension — blood pressure that exceeds guidelines despite medical treatment.