Treating high blood pressure in the very elderly may help reduce their risk of developing dementia, researchers said on Monday.
Advice and medications delivered via the Internet, along with home blood pressure (BP) monitoring, lets people with high blood pressure get their condition under control, researchers have reported in this week’s Journal of the American Medical Association.
People with high blood pressure should monitor it regularly at home to get truer readings than those sometimes taken in a doctor’s office and better manage the condition, experts urged on Thursday.
Listening to half an hour of music each day may significantly lower your blood pressure, according to research reported at the American Society of Hypertension meeting in New Orleans this week.
More than 80 percent of high blood pressure disease occurs in the developing world, and mostly among younger adults, researchers said on Thursday in a report that belies the image of hypertension as a disease of harried, overfed rich people.
Some hypertensive patients may need to take higher doses of medication during winter months to control their high blood pressure, a Mexican study suggests.
A government-run aquaculture laboratory has developed two food ingredients based on algae extracts that proved effective in mitigating metabolic syndrome by controlling blood pressure levels and blood fat, the Cabinet level Council of Agriculture (COA) reported yesterday.
Practicing a particular type of meditation twice a day can significantly reduce blood pressure, according to an analysis of existing research on the technique.
Up to 100 million people globally have genetic mutations that keep their blood pressure low and lower their risk of heart and kidney disease and stroke, U.S. researchers reported on Sunday.
A prototype Swiss vaccine aimed at curbing a major source of high blood pressure has shown encouraging results, according to a trial among a small group of volunteers, published in Saturday’s Lancet.