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Blood Pressure News

Independent of glucose levels, hypertension increases risk of heart disease and stroke

Niigata University - 21-Jun-2021

Even slightly elevated blood pressure needs early management to prevent further complications

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Intermittent fasting improves gut health to lower high blood pressure

Baylor College of Medicine - 29-Apr-2021

Correcting gut dysbiosis alters bile acid levels & may help manage hypertension in rats

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New survey says, only 2 of 5 UK adults controlled high blood pressure

Nuffield Department of Population Health - 11-Mar-2021

Despite inexpensive & readily available treatment, some remain untreated and some didn't respond to drugs well

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Antihypertesive drug found a new purpose in ageing

EurekAlert! - 18-Dec-2020

Big gains in c. elegans life expectancy rarely translates to humans, but another avenue to research

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Controlling blood pressure is the key to retain your memory

American Heart Association - 14-Dec-2020

Even slighter increase in blood pressure at any age is linked to cognitive impairment

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Antihypertensive drugs have survival benefits even in frail elderly

American Heart Association - 08-Jun-2020

But in some countries due to high cost elderly people may not be able to afford these drugs

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Those with genetic variants for hypertension and obesity have shorter lifespans

Fight Aging! - 30-Mar-2020

Trans-ethnic biobanks are very useful to calculate polygenic risk scores

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Experts now able to explain why obesity causes high blood pressure

University of Virginia Health System (UVA Health) - 09-Mar-2020

Discovered in human tissue samples and used to reverse high blood pressure in lab mice

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Extend life expectancy up to 3 years by aggressively lowering BP

EurekAlert! - 26-Feb-2020

Middle-aged adults at high cardiovascular risk have this chance now based on new study

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Achieving a lower blood pressure goal by treating hypertension

Heart - 11-Nov-2019

Treating hypertension before it turns into heart disease, will be cost-effective over a decade

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It's better to take antihypertensive medication at night

BBC - 23-Oct-2019

Maintaining a low blood pressure at night also leads to better control in the next day

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Gum disease could trigger high blood pressure

WebMD - 27-Sep-2019

Dentists should warn patients about the potential risk of gum disease and high blood pressure

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Polypill could give key advantages to patients

Independent - 19-Sep-2019

Participants who took polypill had systolic blood pressure decrease on an average 9mm Hg in one year

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'High Street Heart Checks' to detect hypertension and atrial fibrillation

Huffington Post - 02-Sep-2019

I’ve been thinking of running longevity cafes which would help people monitor more than just BP

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Cuff-free blood pressure monitor gets FDA approval

Medgadget - 28-Aug-2019

No need to inflate the cuff in US anymore

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High blood pressure "critical period"

BBC - 21-Aug-2019

Increases blood pressure between the ages of 36 and 43 were associated with brain shrinkage

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Lowering blood pressure in elderly reduces brain damage

American College of Cardiology - 18-Mar-2019

Patients on blood pressure lowering medication saw less accumulation of harmful brain lesions.

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5-minute breathing strength exercises reduces blood pressure

University of Colorado Boulder - 25-Feb-2019

Could be good for time-poor, desk-bound workers

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30 minute walk at start of day lowers blood pressure

NHS - 21-Feb-2019

As effective as some blood pressure medicines (but don't stop without talking to your doctor!)

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Most people not accepting free NHS health check

BBC - 31-Dec-2018

If you don't know your blood pressure then definitely take up this free offer

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24-hour blood pressure monitoring better predictor

NHS - 19-Apr-2018

One off readings suffer from white coat and masked hypertension.

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Over half of UK adults don't know their blood pressure

Cambridge News - 11-Jan-2018

Nearly a quarter of over 35s have never had their blood pressure checked.

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Overcoming resistant hypertension

Harvard Health Publishing - 01-Nov-2017

Two thirds of older men suffer from hypertension.

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Most home wrist blood pressure monitor readings incorrect

MobiHealthNews - 07-Sep-2016

Blood pressure measured at home and in the doctor’s office with both a wrist monitor and upper arm device.

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Different blood pressure in right and left arms could signal trouble

Harvard Health Publishing - 12-Jul-2016

A significant difference in the pressure recorded in the right and left arms can signal circulatory problems.

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