Articles for Tag: "hypertension"

And the best diet in America is….? 
And the best diet in America is….?
U.S News & World Report has released its annual ranking of best diets. Have you tried the one that tops the list?
With a stroke, time is of the essence 
With a stroke, time is of the essence
It changed his life, but Tim Roecker says he’s almost thankful it happened because of what he’s come to appreciate.
Can’t sleep? Don’t do this 
Can’t sleep? Don’t do this
Lack of sleep can cause many short- and long-term health problems. One reason sleep eludes you could be relatively easy to fix.
5 quick tips to limit your salt intake 
5 quick tips to limit your salt intake
Too much salt can increase blood pressure and stress the heart. A cardiologist shares advice on how to cut back.
9 out of 10 strokes are preventable 
9 out of 10 strokes are preventable
A study finds 10 modifiable risk factors responsible for the majority of strokes, the fifth leading cause of death in the US.
Physical labor, high blood pressure a bad mix for women 
Physical labor, high blood pressure a bad mix for women
A new study finds that hypertensive women with physically demanding jobs could be at higher risk for heart attack.
Are you at risk for chronic kidney disease?  Featured
Are you at risk for chronic kidney disease?
On World Kidney Day, an expert weighs in on a condition that many people don’t know they have.