Expert advice on how to reduce hypertension

So, hypertension or high blood pressure as we all know it as can be dramatically improved by simple lifestyle changes. So, things like exercise has been shown to dramatically reduce high blood pressure. If you take 30 minutes of exercise five times a week, that has been shown in some studies to reduce blood pressure by up to five millimetres […]

Treating High Blood Pressure

Like millions of Americans, Emma was living with high blood pressure, and didn’t know it. There were no early warning signs or symptoms, but Emma’s heart was working overtime, putting her at risk for heart disease and stroke. Following a physical, Emma was diagnosed with high blood pressure, also called hypertension. People of all backgrounds can develop high blood pressure. […]

Heart Health 8: Hypertension

WE ARE TALKING ABOUT 60’S TO START NEXT WEEK. TRACY: IT IS SOMETIMES REFERRED TO AS THE SILENT KILLER BECAUSE THERE ARE NO SYMPTOMS AND IT COULD BE DAMAGING YOUR BODY WITHOUT YOU EVEN KNOWING IT. IN THIS MONTH’S HEART HEATH 8, WE TAKE A LOOK AT HYPERTENSION, ALSO KNOWN AS HIGH BLOOD PRESSURE, AND WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW. […]

CDC Vital Signs: Getting Blood Pressure Under Control

On September 4th, 2012, CDC released its 25th issue of VITAL SIGNS, a monthly “call to action” concerning a single important Public Health topic. This report focuses on the issue of blood pressure control. In the United States more than one-third of the adult population, or approximately 67 million people, have high blood pressure. Of those with high blood pressure, […]