UCLA Health's Healthy Years (HY)

Volume 11   •   Number 9  •  September 2014

Positive Socializing Can Lower Your Risk of High Blood Pressure

If you want to keep your heart healthy then be careful how you socialize. New research from Carnegie Mellon University published in the American Psychological Association’s journal, Health Psychology (May 2014), found that unpleasant or demanding personal encounters can increase the risk of hypertension, or high blood pressure, among older …

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Bruce A. Ferrell, MD
UCLA Division of Geriatrics
Executive Editor
Matthew Solan
Group Director
Jay Roland
Editorial Advisory Board
Randall Espinoza, MD, MPH
Psychiatry and Biobehavioral Sciences
Geffen School of Medicine
UCLA Medical Center

Arash Naeim, MD
Hematology & Oncology
Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center

Michelle Eslami, MD
Geriatric Medicine
Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center
Resnick Neuropsychiatric Hospital
UCLA Medical Center, Santa Monica

John FitzGerald, MD
Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center
UCLA Medical Center, Santa Monica
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