High Blood Pressure

Treatment Options for Your High Blood Pressure

By | April 2nd, 2016|Categories: High Blood Pressure|

Treatment for high blood pressure may include eating a nutritious diet, taking medications, and healthy lifestyle changes. Most people who have high blood pressure will need lifelong treatment to help ward off or delay serious health problems brought on by hypertension. For adults, treatment is usually aimed at getting to and keeping blood pressure below 140/90 [...]

The Dangers of High Blood Pressure

By | February 2nd, 2016|Categories: High Blood Pressure|

High blood pressure can damage your health in many ways. Blood pressure is the force of blood pushing against the walls of your arteries, which carry blood from your heart to other parts of your body. Typically, your blood pressure rises and falls throughout the day. But if it stays high for a long time, it [...]

New Guidelines Advise Lower Blood Pressure Than Previously Recommended

By | January 2nd, 2016|Categories: High Blood Pressure|

What's a healthy blood pressure range? You might be surprised. The next time you visit your doctor, he or she might tell you to get your blood pressure lower—even though you’ve been in a healthy blood pressure range for a long time. The difference comes from a new federal study whose results suggest that lives may be saved [...]

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