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
Olive Leaf Benefits: Use Olive Leaf Extract for Blood Pressure Treatment, Cholesterol Control, and More
The leaves of the olive tree may not be as legendary as its Superfruit, the olive, but even the ancient Egyptians used olive leaf extract for medicinal purposes. Today, researchers are confirming that olive leaf benefits health in many ways, including its usefulness as an effective high blood pressure supplement
Is watermelon good for you or just a sweet, unhealthy indulgence? This summertime staple is as healthy as it is delicious.
News Briefs: Use of Prescription Drugs & Depression; Feelings of Loneliness; Dementia Risk Associated with Lowest Level of Hypertension
Many U.S. Adults Use Prescription Drugs That Include Depression as Side Effect
More than one-third of adults in the U.S. may be using prescription drugs that have the potential to cause depression or increase the risk of suicide, according to a study published recently in the Journal of the American Medical
Aside from the occasional aches, pains, and sleeping troubles, my 82-year-old mother is in very good health for her age. But like many other older adults, she takes a medication to help control high blood pressure symptoms. And like plenty of older individuals, she relies on her doctor to let
Every year in the United States, 1.5 million people are diagnosed with diabetes, and it’s the seventh-leading cause of death, according to the American Diabetes Association. Can diabetes be cured? Let’s first consider the two main types:
Type 1 (or juvenile) diabetesaccounts for 5 percent of all cases.
High blood pressure, also known as hypertension, can be a factor in coronary artery disease (CAD), heart failure, and stroke. But what is hypertension (otherwise known as high blood pressure)?
Well, blood pressure is just the force of blood against the inside walls of the arteries. Hypertension is a condition
A person with white coat syndrome experiences elevated blood pressure readings when he or she is in a medical setting. The blood pressure returns to normal when the person leaves the medical office.
Here’s a clue you might have white coat syndrome and not even realize it: If the nurse or
Your age, race, gender, and genes. You can’t do anything about them, and if they increase your odds of hypertension, they already have you at a disadvantage.
You need a weapon to help you fight back and try to even out the odds.
Fortunately, your lifestyle is that weapon, perhaps the best