When your doctor tells you to cut the sodium in your diet, you may not know where to start. Are salt substitutes a safe option? Find out who should and shouldn’t use them, and how to make meals less salty and more flavorful.
Your doctor says you need a home blood pressure monitor. But you’ve never seen so many choices. Get a heart and hypertension expert’s advice on which features you need – and which you don’t.
You may have heard that crossing your legs can affect your blood pressure. Is this true? Tap or click to reveal the answer from cardiologist Chad Raymond, DO.
A large study finds a link between cooking meat at high temperatures and high blood pressure risk. Here’s what you need to know before firing up the grill or even heating meat in the oven or on the stove.
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A recent study found that barbers in the African-American community, aided by an on-site pharmacist, helped reduce high blood pressure significantly among their customers.
If your blood pressure jumps at the sight of a doctor’s or nurse’s uniform, does that mean you’ve got white coat hypertension? Family physician David Brill, DO, provides The Short Answer.
The guidelines are expected to reclassify millions of people as having high blood pressure. They are the first new blood pressure guidelines in 14 years.
What’s not to love about this refreshing blend of tropical flavors — mango, coconut and lime — and strawberries? Especially when you can squeeze in your minimum daily serving of veggies!
A study shows some processed and packaged foods contain less sodium today than they did nearly 15 years ago.
Evidence suggests that children and adolescents should avoid energy drinks. Now a new study raises health concerns for adults as well. Find out more.