High blood pressure (hypertension) raises risks of heart disease, stroke and other problems. Find out what your numbers say about your risks and discover how to lower them as we “decode” your blood pressure.
For some people, high salt intake can cause high blood pressure — and create a vicious cycle of heart and kidney damage. Are you at risk?
Most of us know that in general, the lower your blood pressure reading, the better. But under certain conditions, low blood pressure could be a cause for concern.
Find the truth about questions that pique your curiosity in our series, “The Short Answer.” Preventive cardiologist Haitham Ahmed, MD, MPH, answers this one on dizziness.
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A diet rich in whole grains may significantly lower the risk of cardiovascular disease in overweight and obese adults who are younger than age 50, new research from Cleveland Clinic shows.
It’s important to diagnose and treat high blood pressure, which is also known as hypertension. It increases the risk of heart attack, stroke, heart failure, kidney failure and death.
If you’re thinking about cutting back on the amount of salt you eat, make sure you’re doing it for the right reasons.
Experts recommend no more than 2,300 mg of sodium a day, but most Americans average of about 3,400 milligrams. Learn about how salt may be hidden in your food, even in foods that don’t taste salty.
To improve your cardiovascular health, aim to walk 10,000 steps daily. Does it seem like a lot? Here are some easy tips for adding steps to your daily routine. Remember, you can start small, and build.
Older men who have a different, less-common kind of sleep apnea are more likely to develop heart problems later, research shows.