Posts Tagged ‘High Blood Pressure’

Identifying A High Blood Pressure Emergency

Friday, January 15th, 2021
High blood pressure is a health issue that leads to serious health complications if you don’t address. It can increase the risk of experiencing stroke or heart attack down the line. In can go so high as to cause a hypertensive emergency. It can lead to a sudden visit to the emergency room. But what does constitute a high blood pressure emergency? Determining High Blood Pressure Emergency¬† A blood pressure o

High Blood Pressure Risk Factors

Monday, July 30th, 2018
High blood pressure commonly affects millions of people worldwide. It can lead to several health complications. Over time, the pressure affects the artery walls that can eventually lead to other health problems such as heart disease. A number of risk factors can be associated with high blood pressure. Here are some of them. Excess Weight Body weight is a major factor whether a person may suffer from high blood pres

How To Lower Your Blood Pressure

Wednesday, April 13th, 2016
Elevated blood pressure is a distinct sign on possible health conditions. Although some people may feel fine with high blood pressure, it can lead to very serious health consequences down the line if it is not managed well. There are ways you can lower your blood pressure to prevent and avoid other serious health conditions. Here are just some of them. Maintain a Healthy Weight Your body weight can have an effect o

Age Of Women’s First Menstrual Period Linked To Heart Disease Risk

Wednesday, December 24th, 2014
Researchers from the University of Oxford in the UK have discovered a possible link between the age of menstrual onset in women and heart disease risk. Women who began their period early before age 10 or later than age 17 experience a higher risk for developing heart disease later on. Menarche is the onset of the first full menstrual cycle in women. It is also a marker of puberty and the start of endocrine function

High Pulse Pressure An Indicator Of Alzheimer’s Disease Risk Among The Middle-Aged

Friday, November 15th, 2013
High pulse pressure, which is a measure of high blood pressure, is being linked to an increased risk of Alzheimer’s disease. This was suggested by researchers from the VA San Diego Healthcare System. The study findings can be found in the November online issue of the journal Neurology, the medical journal of the American Academy of Neurology. Pulse pressure is measured as the systolic pressure, the top number

Foods That Can Lower Your Blood Pressure

Wednesday, July 17th, 2013
High blood pressure is an increasing health issue among adults. A combination of stress, unhealthy food and lack of exercise has contributed to this problem. Hypertension is a precursor to heart disease and may worsen if left unchecked. People need to seek treatment in order to help control high blood pressure. Healthy eating as well as a lifestyle change will also help. There are also foods that can help lower you

Common Health Problems Men Should Not Ignore

Friday, July 12th, 2013
Most men do not like a trip to the doctor’s office all the time. Most of them try to gut it out. Most men will only decide to pay a visit if they feel or see something that may warrant a doctor’s check-up. If it isn’t a gaping wound that bleeds or if they are not coughing up blood, there’s no need to. But unbeknownst to most men, there are common health problems that may actually require a v

Stroke Risk Indicators You Can Control

Friday, October 22nd, 2010
Stroke has become one of the leading causes of death among people living in developed countries nowadays. Credit this to increased stress and a more hectic lifestyle being followed as the new norm. Stroke may also be preventable in most cases since there are several risk factors that people may be able to control. Here are some of them. Cholesterol Levels One of the major risk factors associated with stroke is hig