Only half of the 78 million adults in the United States who have high blood pressure have it under control. This is cause for concern as high blood pressure is a major risk factor for stroke and heart disease.
An experimental device that had shown promise and raised hopes for controlling stubbornly and dangerously high blood pressure is not effective, a new study involving Cleveland Clinic cardiologists and patients shows.
Your eyes aren’t just the window to your soul; they’re a way doctors can get clues about your overall health. Here are four systemic conditions that ophthalmologists can pick up from a routine eye exam.
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.
Despite increased awareness in the United States, hypertension is still a leading cause of cardiovascular disease. A recent study shows that many people go undiagnosed or are inadequately treated.
Study sparks concern that first-born children are at greater risk for both high blood pressure and diabetes.
Waist-to-height ratio does a better job of predicting your health risks. Best of all, just like BMI, you can measure it yourself.
Heart disease is the number one cause of death in American women. Holly L. Thacker, MD, talks about what you can do, from eating right to regular checks of your cholesterol, blood pressure and more.
March 26 is Diabetes Alert Day. Endocrinologist Marwan Hamaty, MD, MBA, reveals the most common questions he hears from patients about controlling diabetes and blood sugar, taking insulin and avoiding dialysis.
Some take dips in freezing cold water for recreation, some to raise money and some for their health. Before you jump, consider the risks to your heart.