Why Do We Get Nosebleeds?

This episode of DNews is brought to you by Norton Security. you might get a surprise one as a kid or an awful embarrassing ones as an adult. But what the heck causes nosebleeds? Hey guys, Julia here for DNews 60% of the population will experience epistaxis EP EH STECK SIS or a nasal hemorrhage sometime in their life. They’re […]

Help Patients Take Blood Pressure Medicines As Directed

[NARRATOR] One in four new prescriptions for hypertension medications are never filled. A major problem when 70% of U.S. adults over 65 have high blood pressure, and only half of them have it under control. Even hypertensive patients covered by Medicare Part D have high rates of non-adherence, too often skipping doses, taking the wrong amount, or stopping their medication […]

Making the Rounds: Hypertension

Know your numbers. It’s advice you’ll hear a lot from your doctor when it comes to staying in control of your health. And some of the numbers your provider is talking about makes up your blood pressure. It’s the force of the blood pumping out of your heart, also known as systolic pressure, and the rate it pumps at rest, […]