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.
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.
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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.
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.
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.
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.