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?
If your blood pressure spikes to higher-than-normal levels when you go to your doctor’s office, that’s called “white coat syndrome.” While it was once thought to be harmless, newer studies suggest otherwise.
Your eyes can tell you, and your doctor, plenty about your health. From diabetes, to high blood pressure, to inflammatory conditions and even metastatic cancer.
If your blood pressure varies widely, it could be labile hypertension. Our expert explains this condition and what treatments are available to get it under control.
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What can doctors do when drugs don’t control your high blood pressure? Our expert explains the options.
A healthy mom often means a healthy baby. But according to one study, the number of pregnant moms with chronic high blood pressure is on the rise.
Our expert explains why chronic high blood pressure is so bad for your body — and offers tips for lowering yours to an optimal level.
If you have hypertension, your doctor might recommend buying a home blood pressure monitor. Use these tips to take and track accurate and helpful measurements at home.
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.