Cardiovascular Health Information/High Blood Pressure Health News

January 9, 2019

AHA: Blood Pressure May Explain Higher Dementia Risk in Blacks

WEDNESDAY, Jan. 9, 2019 (American Heart Association) — Older black adults with high blood pressure, and especially black men, show more severe cognitive declines than white […]
November 27, 2018

AHA: Blood Pressure Guidelines, One Year Later: Monitoring the Change

TUESDAY, Nov. 27, 2018 (American Heart Association) — Tim Landis was a healthy 66-year-old who hiked, biked and jogged, wasn’t overweight and watched what he ate. […]
October 30, 2018

Measure Your Blood Pressure at Home? New Guidelines Set Healthy Readings

TUESDAY, Oct. 30, 2018 (HealthDay News) — When you’re taking your blood pressure at home, a reading of 130 over 80 or above should be considered […]
October 5, 2018

AHA: How Many Days of Checks Needed to Diagnose High Blood Pressure?

FRIDAY, Oct. 5, 2018 (American Heart Association) — A routine visit to the doctor’s office typically results in a single blood pressure measurement. But for people […]
May 8, 2018

AHA: Blood Pressure Measurement Mistakes Can Lead to Misdiagnoses

TUESDAY, May 8, 2018 (American Heart Association) — It’s a familiar scenario: You find yourself at the doctor’s office, sitting on the edge of an exam […]
May 1, 2018

AHA: Blood Pressure Readings Often Higher Outside Doctor's Office

TUESDAY, May 1, 2018 (American Heart Association) — Blood pressure readings taken outside of the doctor’s office often read higher than those in the office, a […]
April 18, 2018

AHA: Hypertension Plus Prediabetes a Dangerous Duo for the Heart

WEDNESDAY, April 18, 2018 (American Heart Association) — High blood pressure and prediabetes together may do more harm to the body than either one alone. The […]
April 12, 2018

Control Blood Pressure to Keep Dementia at Bay: Study

THURSDAY, April 12, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Bringing high blood pressure under control can reduce older black Americans’ risk of dementia, a new study finds. Black […]
March 21, 2018

Well-Done Meat May Not Be Good for Your Blood Pressure

WEDNESDAY, March 21, 2018 (HealthDay News) — You might think twice about how you want that steak cooked. People who like their steak well-done instead of […]