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.
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A study shows some processed and packaged foods contain less sodium today than they did nearly 15 years ago.
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?
It may sound counterintuitive, but regularly making your heart work harder can actually lower your blood pressure and ease your heart’s burden. Find out how it works.
Pink Himalayan salt is trending on food blogs. Kosher salt is touted by chefs. Sea salt is everywhere. Are natural salts more nutritious than regular old table salt? Discover the answer and get five tips for reducing your sodium intake.
Screening and treatment for hypertension and high cholesterol — two silent but dangerous conditions — are important for protecting your heart down the line.
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.