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6 Things Doctors Want You to Know About Home Blood Pressure Monitors
Need to check your blood pressure at home? Here are tips from doctors on how to buy and use a home blood pressure monitor.
15 Things That Happen to Your Body When You Cut Back on Salt
Here’s Why You Get Dizzy When You Stand Up Too Fast
24 Ways Salt Is Making You Sick
9 Surprising Factors You Didn’t Know Were Affecting Your Blood Pressure Reading
6 Serious Health Dangers of Even Slightly High Blood Pressure
10 Silent Signs You Could Have Low Blood Pressure
Low blood pressure, or hypotension, is not necessarily serious. Chronic low blood pressure, so long...
8 Foods to Watch Out for If You Have High Blood Pressure
Cut down these common sources of sodium, and you might also wean off blood pressure medication.
31 Things You Should Do Right Now to Avoid High Blood Pressure
One in three of us have high blood pressure, and most of us don't have...
7 Things Doctors May Not Tell You About Healthy Blood Pressure
Recent stats show that about one-third of Americans—that’s 67 million people—have high blood...
Nearly Half of Americans Qualify as Having High Blood Pressure Now—Here’s Why
The American Heart Association has a newly expanded definition of "high blood pressure," and we...
High Blood Pressure in Children: What Every Parent Must Know
Think high blood pressure is only an issue for seniors? Think again! See why it's...
What Is Masked Hypertension—and Should You Worry About It?
Nearly 16 percent of people with "normal" blood pressure were recently found to have this condition,...
Here’s What You Need to Know About the New Guidelines for High Blood Pressure in Children
The guidelines haven’t been updated in 10 years, and there’s a lot to cover—...
Stick to This Diet to Lower Blood Pressure—and Finally Get Off Medication
Tired of being sick and tired? This diet might be the answer you've been looking for.
The Magic Ingredient That Reduces Your Sodium Intake AND Boosts Flavor
The recommended daily intake of sodium is less than 2,300 milligrams, but most Americans consume far...
Do You Have White Coat Hypertension? Why It Matters
Some people get higher blood pressure readings when they go to the doctor. Is this normal?
Quiz: Can You Spot the Salt in Your Food?
Too much salt can affect your heart, brain, and kidneys, but many everyday foods pack...
3 Blood-Pressure Signs You Should Never Ignore
Are you — or your doctor — shrugging off early warnings of brewing blood pressure trouble? The...
Should You Cut Back on Salt?
What You've Always Heard? We're eating way too much salt. It's not just chips that...
8 Healthy Recipes for Blood Pressure
This salad is a powerful combination of healthy foods. An exceptional amount of fiber comes...
What Causes High Blood Pressure?
There are two types of high blood pressure. Primary, or "essential," high blood pressure is...
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High Blood Pressure: A Heart Disease Risk Factor
Blood pressure is the force of blood against the walls of your arteries. The more...
High Blood Pressure: The Quiet Killer
No matter where your blood pressure lies along the spectrum, these 20 tips will help lower...