THURSDAY, Sept. 28, 2023 (HealthDay News) — Adding 3,000 extra steps a day can help older adults with hypertension significantly lower their blood pressure. About 80% of older adults in the United States have high blood pressure. Keeping it down can help protect against heart failure, heart attacks and strokes.
FRIDAY, Sept. 8, 2023 (HealthDay News) — Winter months can be a challenge for those trying to keep their high blood pressure in check, new research suggests. In an analysis of more than 60,000 American adults being treated for high blood pressure at six health care centers in the Southeast
MONDAY, Aug. 21, 2023 (HealthDay News) — COVID-19 patients face a markedly greater risk for developing persistently high blood pressure, even if they never had blood pressure concerns before, new research indicates. The rise in risk seen among otherwise heart-healthy patients also appeared to be notably greater among COVID patients
TUESDAY, July 18, 2023 (HealthDay News) — Patients could find lifesaving benefits in using a home blood pressure cuff. New research finds that home blood pressure monitoring saves lives and cuts costs. It also reduces health care disparities in racial and ethnic minorities and rural residents. Furthermore, regular self-testing better
THURSDAY, July 6, 2023 (HealthDay News) — Loneliness might be a true heartbreaker for people with diabetes — raising their odds of a heart attack even more than unhealthy lifestyle habits do. That’s according to a new study of over 18,000 adults with the blood sugar disease. Researchers found that
MONDAY, April 10, 2023 (HealthDay News) — Dangerously low blood pressure is considered an “invisible” consequence of paralysis, adding to the woes of as many as 9 out of 10 people with spinal cord injuries. Now, a new implant has been developed that treats the problem by delivering electrical stimulation
THURSDAY, March 23, 2023 (HealthDay News) — That road noise outside your window could be wreaking havoc on your blood pressure. A new study published March 22 in JACC: Advances found that the roaring engines, blaring horns and wailing sirens can themselves elevate high blood pressure (hypertension) risk, aside from