Articles for Tag: "hypertension"

New guidelines for blood pressure medication 
New guidelines for blood pressure medication
Get the latest on the updated recommendations for who should be taking blood pressure medication.
Sleep disorder linked to high blood pressure 
Sleep disorder linked to high blood pressure
A new study finds that treating sleep apnea may lower hard-to-control high blood pressure.
How helping others heals your heart 
How helping others heals your heart
Researchers say older adults who spend time volunteering can also lower their blood pressure.
High blood pressure likely among overweight kids 
High blood pressure likely among overweight kids
New research finds that some children are more likely to develop health-threatening hypertension.
High blood pressure risk in kids soaring 
High blood pressure risk in kids soaring
Diets packed with salt and fat are increasing kids’ risk for hypertension and other health problems, study reveals.
Gandolfini’s death puts spotlight on heart attack risks 
Gandolfini’s death puts spotlight on heart attack risks
The world was stunned by news of James Gandolfini’s sudden death Wednesday of a reported heart attack. But experts say a growing number of younger men and women are being diagnosed with heart disease. Find out if you may be at risk.