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Do You Have High Blood Pressure Symptoms?

Do You Have High Blood Pressure Symptoms?

When it comes to high blood pressure, symptoms tend to show up only when the condition is serious. You’ve heard the phrase “silent killer”? It was coined for hypertension (high blood pressure) because it can linger for a long time without you knowing before it causes a stroke or other

Manage Your Hypertension With a Home Blood Pressure Monitor

About 70 million Americans have high blood pressure, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Seniors are particularly vulnerable—64 percent of men aged 65 and older have the condition, as do 78 percent of women in this age group. High blood pressure places you at greater risk for

Beat High Blood Pressure with Drug Therapy Individualized for You

A diagnosis of high blood pressure is usually accompanied by a prescription for an antihypertensive medication. But, with a wide range of blood pressure-lowering drugs available, how do you know if you’re starting out with the right one?

The simple answer is that if the medication lowers your blood pressure without

Women with Diabetes Have Higher Heart Risks Than Men

Diabetes is a major risk factor for cardiovascular disease (CVD), but new research suggests that the risks may be much greater for women than for men. Two separate studies, both presented at the European Association for the Study of Diabetes in September 2015, highlight the need for women with diabetes

5 Big Blood Pressure Issues to Consider

1. Do you really have hypertension? How do you know for sure? 2. Could a magnesium deficiency be to blame? 3. What would be some simple natural remedies to try first? Addressing head-on these and two other big blood pressure issues could mean the difference between life and death.

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