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Ensure Accurate Readings with In-Home Blood Pressure Monitors

The American Heart Association recommends that, if you have hypertension, you regularly monitor your blood pressure (BP) with a home monitor. Research shows people who use home monitors regularly tend to keep their blood pressure under control more effectively.

“Studies consistently show that readings taken at home are better indicators of

A Diet that Helps Hypertension

Hypertension, also known as high blood pressure, occurs when the force at which your blood presses against the inside of your arteries is too great. Over time, hypertension can increase your risk for cardiovascular problems such as heart disease, stroke, and heart attack, as well as damaging your kidneys.
Hypertension can

6. Other Sleep Stealers

Plenty of other factors can disrupt sleep. Traveling across time zones, environmental factors, chronic pain, the effects of illnesses and the medications used to treat them, and even taking it easy in your retirement are some of them. In many cases, simple steps can help restore restful sleep.
Sleep Phase Problems
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Could Your Medications Worsen Your Heart Failure?

About 40 percent of older adults with heart failure have five or more separate medical conditions, and may take as many as seven or more prescription and over-the-counter (OTC)medications daily in order to manage these conditions. But many commonly used drugs and nutritional supplements can cause or worsen heart failure,

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