hypertension

Hypertension Risk Higher Among Young Adults Who Binge Drink
Alcohol consumption is a root cause of high blood pressure—also called hypertension. Excessive alcohol consumption has long been linked to health problems like depression, cirrhosis of the liver, psoriasis, nutrient deficiencies, diabetes, and hear... Read More
Pregnancy Complications May Indicate Cardiovascular Disease in Future
A new study published in the journal Circulation suggests that pregnancy complications could be a sign of heart disease to come later in life. When a woman is pregnant, high blood pressure is classified as pre-existing chronic hypertension (when bloo... Read More
Acupuncture: A Natural Ancient Chinese Practice Helps Fight Hypertension
When talking to my friend the other day, I mentioned that I’ve never quite been a fan of needles. I won’t faint when I see one or panic when I need to get one, but I just don’t like that pinching feeling. After admitting this, he asked me a rat... Read More
Common Heart Attack Test Can Be Tweaked to Predict Hypertension
Hypertension, or high blood pressure, is often known as a “silent killer”—but it has become a bit less silent thanks to a team of investigators from Johns Hopkins University. The team discovered that a variant of the blood test used to confirm ... Read More
DASH Diet: 20 Superfoods to Lower High Blood Pressure
DASH Diet: Reduce Hypertension and Boost Heart Health Through Diet Hypertension, or high blood pressure as it’s more commonly known, is a serious health problem that affects many Americans. Over time, the damage that it causes to blood vessels ... Read More
How Eating at Home Can Increase Your Risk for Metabolic Syndrome
Cooking more meals at home rather than eating out—it’s definitely good for you, right? Well, there’s a new study that says maybe it isn’t always. Ask any health professional and they’ll tell you that one of the most effective things you can... Read More
Top 10: The Best Foods to Avoid and Eat
If you’re a regular visitor to this site, you generally know what you should be eating. Our team of doctors recommends eating plenty of vegetables, fruits, lean protein, and whole grains. We also recommend some low-fat dairy, and this is pretty muc... Read More
Can Cancer Treatments Put Your Heart at Risk?
It’s fairly well known that undergoing cancer treatment isn’t easy on your body. Most people who endure chemotherapy or radiation struggle through the treatment and recovery processes, as they are severely weakened, often unable to do little more... Read More
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