Hypertension Blogs

Body’s Response to Stress may Give Pointers to Improve BP Treatment

Filed under: Hypertension — Medindia Health News August 17, 2008 @ 2:02 am
Studying the response of people to stress on a daily basis may help improve hypertension treatment, researchers have revealed. Read More

Fat Free Milk may Reduce High Blood Pressure in Women

Filed under: Hypertension — Medindia Health News August 5, 2008 @ 8:43 am
A new research has found that woman who drink more fat free milk and have higher intakes of calcium and vitamin D from foods, have lower incidence of developing hypertension or high blood pressure. Read More

Obese Pregnant Women to Control Calorie Intake and Maintain Active Lifestyle

Filed under: Hypertension — Medindia Health News @ 8:43 am
In order to fight hypertension and diabetes, overweight pregnant women need to control their calorie intake and maintain a physically active lifestyle says an expert. Read More

Blacks More Likely to Suffer Vision Loss Due to Disease

Filed under: Hypertension — Medindia Health News @ 8:43 am
Black people are more likely to lose vision as a result of idiopathic intracranial hypertension, or increased pressure in the brain, according to a study published in the the medical journal of the American Academy of Neurology. Read More

Two-year-old Boy Gets Fresh Lease of Life With Viagra

Filed under: Hypertension — Medindia Health News @ 8:43 am
Viagra is breathing life into a two-year-old boy who is suffering from a rare illness. Oliver Sherwood has a rare condition that causes chronic high blood pressure. The pulmonary hypertension, as it is known, can be controlled with four doses of Viagra a day. The drug help in.. Read More

Alcohol Consumption More Prevalent in Lower Classes and Young

Filed under: Hypertension — Medindia Health News @ 8:43 am
The Government is cognizant of the fact that consumption of alcohol in excessive amounts can lead to social economic and health related problems. Read More

Flickering Flames in the Twilight Zone: Senior Citizens

Filed under: Hypertension — Medindia Health News @ 8:43 am
'Senior Citizens' is a term used to refer to the members of an age group who represent the passing, as well as the present, generation. Read More

New Drug Treats Blood Pressure With Fewer Side Effects: Study

Filed under: Hypertension — Medindia Health News @ 8:43 am
A new drug for treating high blood pressure, telmisartan, is as effective as the popular drug ramipril but with fewer side effects, according to a study published Monday. Read More

Kids Leading Inactive Lifestyle More Prone to Heart Disease by Teen Years

Filed under: Hypertension — Medindia Health News @ 8:43 am
Young children who lead inactive lifestyles are five-to-six times more likely to be at serious risk of heart disease, with that degree of danger emerging as early as their teenage years, according to a new study by researchers at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Read More

Small Blood Vessel Damage Increases Dementia Risk

Filed under: Hypertension — Medindia Health News @ 8:43 am
A new study has revealed that small blood vessel damage caused by hypertension and diabetes can increase the risk of developing dementia and in some cases can lead to the debilitating condition. Read More
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