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Women’s Blood Pressure Rises Earlier, Faster Than Men’s

Women’s Blood Pressure Rises Earlier, Faster Than Men’s

Latest High Blood Pressure News By Serena GordonHealthDay Reporter WEDNESDAY, Jan. 15, 2020 (HealthDay News) — Popular media often portrays heart disease as a man’s problem, but new research suggests that women’s blood vessels actually age faster than men’s do. The new study found that blood pressure started increasing in women as early as the […]

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Hemoglobin vs. Hematocrit

Hemoglobin vs. Hematocrit

What is the difference between hemoglobin and hematocrit? Hemoglobin is the iron-based molecule type that gives blood its red color and ferries oxygen to the rest of the body. Hemoglobin is a protein in red blood cells and hematocrit is a measurement of the amount of red blood cells as related to total blood cell […]

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Angiotensin II Receptor Blockers (ARBs)

Angiotensin II Receptor Blockers (ARBs)

Diabetes Symptoms in Women (Early and Late) Diabetes symptoms in women include vaginal itching, pain, or discharge, loss if interest or pain after having sex, polycystic ovarian syndrome (POS), and urinary tract infections or UTIs (which are more common in women. Symptoms of diabetes that are the same in women and men are excessive thirst […]

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Lots of Overtime Could Send Your Blood Pressure Soaring

Lots of Overtime Could Send Your Blood Pressure Soaring

Latest High Blood Pressure News THURSDAY, Dec. 19, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Long hours spent working will do no favors for your blood pressure, a new Canadian study suggests. The five-year study tracked the working hours and blood pressure readings of 3,500 white-collar workers at three public institutions in the province of Quebec. Compared to […]

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AHA News: Here’s How Black Barbershops Could Save Lives and Millions in Health Costs

AHA News: Here’s How Black Barbershops Could Save Lives and Millions in Health Costs

Latest High Blood Pressure News FRIDAY, Dec. 6, 2019 (American Heart Association News) — A national program to fight high blood pressure by sending pharmacists to black barbershops could prevent thousands of strokes, heart attacks and deaths, and save the health care system $870 million a year, a new analysis shows. The research, led by […]

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High Blood Pressure Treatment (Natural Home Remedies, Diet, Medications)

High Blood Pressure Treatment (Natural Home Remedies, Diet, Medications)

What is high blood pressure (hypertension)? High blood pressure or hypertension, means high pressure (tension) in the arteries. Arteries are vessels that carry blood from the pumping heart to all the tissues and organs of the body. High blood pressure does not mean excessive emotional tension, although emotional tension and stress can temporarily increase blood […]

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Recalls of Blood Pressure Med Took Toll on Patients’ Health

Recalls of Blood Pressure Med Took Toll on Patients’ Health

By Dennis ThompsonHealthDay Reporter Latest High Blood Pressure News WEDNESDAY, Nov. 20, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Emergency room visits for high blood pressure surged following last year’s recall of the popular heart drug valsartan, Canadian researchers report. Within the first month of the recall, there was a 55% increase of people coming to Ontario-area emergency […]

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Want Extra Years of Life? Keep Blood Pressure Tightly Controlled

Want Extra Years of Life? Keep Blood Pressure Tightly Controlled

By Amy NortonHealthDay Reporter Latest High Blood Pressure News TUESDAY, Nov. 12, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Tighter control of high blood pressure may add years to people’s lives, a new study estimates. Researchers calculated that for a typical 50-year-old with high blood pressure, more aggressive treatment could translate into three extra years of life. Eighty-year-olds […]