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A couple of weeks ago, I came across an article that piqued my interest. Apparently large companies will begin imposing penalties on employees who smoke, are overweight, or have high blood pressure or diabetes.
1 hr ago | Worcester Telegram & Gazette
High blood pressure in adolescents may have a bright side. A new study suggests that hypertensive teenagers have higher academic achievement and fewer emotional and behavioral problems than peers with normal blood pressure.
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The seed of a traditional Middle Eastern medicinal plant known by the species name Nigella sativa has been shown to help lower blood pressure, among a plethora of other medicinal benefits.
9 hrs ago | WTHR-TV Indianapolis
Although spring arrived late this year in parts of the United States, the summer allergy season will still be strong, according to a sinus expert at the University of Alabama at Birmingham.
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The American Heart Association says a new report from the Institute of Medicine - Sodium Intake in Populations: Assessment of Evidence - is incomplete in its assessment of sodium's impact on health because it does not focus its examinations on scientific evidence that links excess consumption and high blood pressure.
15 hrs ago | Examiner.com
A popular over-the-counter hemorrhoid medicine can raise your high blood pressure a lot higher, according to a report from The People's Pharmacy.
Q: From about 1985 till about 2005, my blood pressure ran about 150/90, and I needed antihypertensive medications.
For many women, the extra calories that are vital for a healthy pregnancy often become a green light to indulge and give into cravings.
The warning comes in the wake of research by the University of Gottingen Medical Centre into high blood pressure and quality of life.
The vast majority of patients have essential or primary hypertension, while only about 5-10% of patients have secondary hypertension, which are mainly caused by kidney and hormonal conditions like renal artery stenosis, hyperthyroidism, Cushing's syndrome, and even pregnancy, among others.
Leading an active lifestyle does not mean that you do not have high blood pressure.
People who opt for nonsmoking rooms in hotels with a partial smoking ban are not fully protected from harmful exposure to so-called "thirdhand" smoke, according to a new study.
Esther Angeles, 41, who developed diabetes after moving to the United States, ate lunch with her daughter, Johanna Marisol Gomez, 7, in Brownsville, Texas.
A massage is the application of pressure onto the skin from hands, feet or elbows to the superficial muscles.
Kinnaird College Science Department in collaboration with team NOVARTIS organised an informative lecture on World Hyper Tension Day on Friday.
Management of heart disease risk factors -- such as high cholesterol, high blood pressure and smoking -- varies significantly among outpatient practices in the United States, according to a new study.