Tag: high blood pressure

Sleep Apnea Doubles Odds for Sudden Death

By Steven Reinberg HealthDay Reporter TUESDAY, Aug. 3, 2021 (HealthDay News) — With apologies to William Shakespeare, this is the stuff bad dreams are made...

Which Drug Works Best for You?

By Amy Norton HealthDay Reporter TUESDAY, July 27, 2021 (HealthDay News) — Two long used types of blood pressure drugs are equally effective, but the...

Your Blood Pressure Meds May Protect Your Memory

By Amy Norton HealthDay Reporter MONDAY, June 21, 2021 (HealthDay News) — Older adults who use certain blood pressure drugs may retain more of their...

New Advice for Blood Pressure That’s a Bit Too High

By Robert PreidtHealthDay Reporter THURSDAY, April 29, 2021 (HealthDay News) — If making healthy lifestyle changes doesn’t lower a patient’s slightly high blood pressure within...

Widely Used BP Meds May Raise Skin Cancer Risk

By Cara Murez               HealthDay Reporter MONDAY, April 12, 2021 (HealthDay News) — Most people are familiar with common sun-protection...

Gum Disease Linked to High Blood Pressure

By Robert PreidtHealthDay Reporter MONDAY, March 29, 2021 (HealthDay News) — Want to ward off high blood pressure? Don’t forget to brush and floss. A...

High BP in Pregnancy Could Affect Women’s Hearts Long Term

By Robert Preidt HealthDay Reporter THURSDAY, Feb. 25, 2021 (HealthDay News) — Pregnancy-related high blood pressure can lead to long-term heart risks, new research shows....

Why you should let your doctor decide when to treat high BP | India News

-Dr Hemant ThackerAcross the world, high blood pressure (BP) is the most common disease requiring a medical prescription. Medically, it is called hypertension, but unfortunately...

Drinking Raises Blood Pressure Risk With Diabetes

By Serena Gordon HealthDay Reporter WEDNESDAY, Sept. 9, 2020 (HealthDay News) — It’s probably a good idea to skip that second glass of wine if...

Remote Monitoring May Help Control High Blood Pressure

“We want to treat the home blood pressure,” she said, “not the office blood pressure.” People cannot assume their blood pressure is under control just...

Blood Pressure Meds Don’t Raise Risk of Depression

By Serena Gordon HealthDay Reporter TUESDAY, Aug. 25, 2020 (HealthDay News) — If you have hypertension and you’re depressed, don’t blame your blood pressure drugs....

A common medication for older adults improves COVID-19 survival rates, researchers say

Medication for high blood pressure could improve survival rates for those suffering from COVID-19 and reduce the severity of infection, according to new research from...

BP Meds Could Improve Survival in COVID Patients

By E.J. Mundell HealthDay Reporter MONDAY, Aug. 24, 2020 (HealthDay News) — In the largest such study yet, researchers have found that two classes of...

Trauma of Racism Fuels High Blood Pressure Among Black Americans: Study

By Dennis Thompson HealthDay Reporter WEDNESDAY, July 1, 2020 (HealthDay News) — Cardiologist Dr. Willie Lawrence remains haunted by the memory of...

Heart Patients Need to Be Wary of Coronavirus

THURSDAY, April 2, 2020 (HealthDay News) — People with high blood pressure and heart disease may be vulnerable to complications from COVID-19, heart experts say....