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High blood pressure : Should I Worry?

Drs. Siegel and Samadi weigh in

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  1. New culprit for high blood pressure discovered

    High blood pressure has just gotten a new culprit: a newly discovered brain cell.While the usual suspects of   heart risk   — weight problems, stress, smoking, those...

  2. Obesity programs for children may help lower blood pressure

    Programs designed to prevent obesity in children may help lower kids' blood pressure, according to a new review of past studies.Researchers found that programs targe...

  3. Newfound Brain Cells Linked to High Blood Pressure

    High blood pressure has just gotten a new culprit: a newly discovered brain cell.While the usual suspects of heart risk — weight problems, stress, smoking, those sal...

  4. Air pollution tied to high blood pressure in pregnancy

    Pregnant women who live in neighborhoods with lots of air pollution may be slightly more likely to develop high blood pressure, a new study says.Past research sugges...

  5. Moderate to high blood pressure at age 18 significantly increases risk for heart disease

    Young adults may be able to ward off cardiovascular disease later in life by paying more attention to their blood pressure levels, according to a new research from N...

  6. New program teaches teens how to deal with high blood pressure

    With obesity on the rise in the U.S., conditions like diabetes, hypertension and heart disease are not only haunting adults, but kids too.Nearly 5 percent of childre...

  7. Scientists find possible new way of fighting high blood pressure

    Scientists experimenting with rats have found that de-activating certain nerves in the neck can effectively treat high blood pressure - a discovery that could be an ...

  8. Weight loss surgery helps manage diabetes without medication

    Bariatric weight loss surgery on obese patients with type 2 diabetes helped many to get their blood sugar to healthy levels and to no longer require any diabetes med...

  9. Why high blood pressure could be good for some older people

    High blood pressure might actually be a good thing, when the condition occurs in older people who are especially frail.Researchers found that among people older than...

  10. Even slightly elevated blood pressure linked to increased risk for stroke

    People with blood pressure that is elevated but not enough to be considered "high" are still at an increased risk for strokes, according to a new analysis of past st...

  11. Study Finds 1 in 5 Young Adults May Have High Blood Pressure

    Nearly one in five young U.S. adults may have high blood pressure , researchers said on Wednesday in a study suggesting the problem of hypertension is more widesprea...

  12. High Blood Pressure in U.S. a 'Neglected Disease'

    High blood pressure is a "neglected disease" and the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention must do more to fight it by helping Americans eat better and enc...

  1. Regular Checkups Are Critical for Managing High Blood Pressure

    Blood pressure refers to the pressure exerted on the walls of your arteries as the heart pumps blood around your body. High blood pressure, also known as hypertensio...

  2. Five Simple Ways to Manage High Blood Pressure

    Facing high blood pressure can be a worrying prospect. Caused by increased pressure on the walls of the arteries, hypertension places added strain on your heart, whi...

  3. Majority of patients with high blood pressure unaware of their condition

    Most patients across the globe who have high blood pressure don’t know about their condition, and of the people who are aware, only about a third have it under contr...

  4. Natural solutions for hypertension

    High blood pressure, also known as hypertension, is a prevalent condition among American adults. Hypertension occurs when blood pressure remains elevated, changing t...

  5. Salty foods, BMI to blame for more children with high blood pressure

    Salty meals, combined with higher levels of body mass indexes (BMIs) and obesity, are triggering a scary side effect among young people: high blood pressure.The risk...

  6. Two-fold increase in hospitalizations for children with high blood pressure

    The number of children hospitalized for high blood pressure has increased dramatically over the past decade – almost doubling from 12,661 in 1997 to 24,602 in 2006.A...

  7. High blood pressure continues to be a bigger problem in Southeastern US

    One third of U.S. adults have high blood pressure, but in the southeastern part of the country the rate is well over half, according to a new study that finds too li...

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