Road rage is "white coat hypertension" outside of the doctor's office. How you react when driving can affect your blood pressure and overall health.
Blood Pressure lowering medications can have many significant side effects, including effects on your sexual desire and sexual performance.
Consuming more than a moderate amount of alcohol can increase your blood pressure in several ways. What's considered moderate? A drink a day tops.
Where have prehypertension and prediabetes gone? With the new blood pressure guidelines the word "pre" has been all but forgotten.
Even if severe pain and disability is present, it may still be possible to develop a personalized exercise program to meet your needs.
The commonly prescribed medication class Angiotensin Receptor Blockers (ARBs) are not associated with an increased risk of cancer.
A Hypertensive emergency requires hospital level care to lower the blood pressure and treat the associated symptoms.
There is likely to be a shortage of physicians over the next decade that may prove difficult to meet the needs of the population.
The treatment of blood pressure in the hospital setting is complex and consideration needs to be given for the many reasons that high BP can occur.
There has been some controversy concerning the heart protective effects of Omega 3 fish oil.Be aware of the many health benefits of the Omega 3s.