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That wasn't all that unusual, but she soon started to lose feeling on her left side and was unable to walk.
Everyone talks a lot about high blood pressure, but do you really know what it is, what's wrong with having it, and what surprising everyday health habit may actually make it worse? According to Mayo Clinic, high blood pressure, also known as hypertension, is a common condition in which the force of the blood against your artery walls is high ... (more)
High blood pressure is referred to as the "silent killer" in the medical community because a person can feel great and have it.
Babies who went without medical coverage, a mother of three with high blood pressure and a woman with kidney failure are among the plaintiffs in a federal lawsuit filed today contending that TennCare illegally denied them Medicaid benefits.
Probiotics work to manage gut flora by controlling the bad bacteria with good bacteria.
Historically, it was thought that heart disease was a men's-only disease, however, data has shown that post-menopausal women are just as likely as men to get heart disease and are less likely to be adequately diagnosed and treated.
While awareness campaigns may be getting women to go to the hospital more quickly during a heart-attack, a new look at hospital data shows women have longer hospital stays and are more likely than men to die in the hospital after a heart attack .
It's been well documented that high blood pressure, diabetes, obesity, and smoking increase your likelihood of suffering a stroke.
This story is sponsored by University of Utah Health Care , we want to keep your heart pumping and your life long.
Most often used for treatment of cancer , radiation therapy may offer a promising new noninvasive alternative treatment for the millions of Americans whose high blood pressure doesn't respond to medication, suggests preliminary research being presented at the 56th Annual Meeting of the American Association of Physicists in Medicine .
Do you eat too much salt? chances are you do. According to the Centers for Disease Control 9 in 10 americans consume too much sodium.
Health is something that we all want, but rarely do people achieve the health they desire.
Regularly consuming probiotics, or the "good" bacteria found in yogurt, milk and cheese, may help control blood pressure, according to a new review of past studies.
The study found that regular intake of probiotics, such as those found in certain yogurts or supplements, may help ease the condition.
Despite recent advances in preventing heart attacks among U.S. seniors, those gains don't seem to have occurred among middle-aged adults -- especially women, a new study reports.
Women make up one-quarter of heart attack patients among people who are relatively young, but fare worse afterward than their male counterparts - women have longer hospital stays on average, and they are more likely than men to die in the hospital after a heart attack, according to a new study.
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