Blood pressure and heart rate go hand in hand (or arm in cuff) in most people’s minds. But what do these two distinct vital signs mean to your heart health?
There's no “one size fits all” for blood pressure. What works for you might cause troubling symptoms for another person. There are certain warning signs, though, that your blood pressure is just too low.
Swiss pharmaceutical company Actelion gets FDA approval on new drug for use in treating Group 1 pulmonary arterial hypertension. Compared with earlier drugs, macitentan caused side effects in fewer patients.
New guidelines on the treatment and prevention of heart disease have roiled the medical community. Cleveland Clinic experts give their analysis, noting pros and cons of the proposed changes.
If you have high blood pressure, experts are recommending some important changes about when your doctor should start you on medication, and how low your target blood pressure should be. Here’s what you need to know.
New heart guidelines take a dramatic turn, recommending greatly increased use of cholesterol-lowering statin medications.
While the average life expectancy is increasing, not everyone is enjoying a good quality of life. Here’s how you can decrease your risk of chronic disease and increase your odds of living not just longer — but better.
“Fight or flight” response can be dangerous for people with heart problems and even for those with normal hearts.
A recent study links the world’s beverage of choice to dying younger than expected, but should you really put down that cup of coffee?
Intriguing results were found during the recent Aquarius study of the blood pressure medication aliskiren. Aliskiren takers had a lower risk of sudden death, stroke and heart attacks.