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Six things that raise your blood pressure
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(NAPS)—Keeping blood pressure under control can mean adding things to your life, such as exercise, that help lower it. But you may not realize that it also means avoiding things that raise it. If you or someone you care about is among the one in three …

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High blood pressure and hard labor may boost heart attack risk
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(Reuters Health) – – Women with high blood pressure and physically demanding jobs are much more likely to have heart attacks than peers who are less active at work and have normal blood pressure, a recent study suggests. Among thousands of nurses, …

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Irish study finds drug increases low blood pressure risk
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A new study has found that a type of drug commonly used to treat high blood pressure in older people can actually increase the risk of patients experiencing low blood pressure after standing. The finding by researchers at Trinity College Dublin is …

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Blood-Pressure App's Readings Not Accurate, Says Study
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The small study evaluated the Instant Blood Pressure app (AuraLife), which was used by 85 adults—over half of whom had hypertension. Once downloaded, the app asked participants to hold their smartphones up to their chest while placing an index finger …

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Wearable Blood Pressure Monitor Could Replace Inflating 'Cuff'
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Known as “cuffless blood pressure estimation,” the device is user-friendly and convenient for patients, and offers the advantage of unobtrusive, continuous monitoring, said associate professor Mehmet Yuce, a biomedical engineer who helped create the …

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Eating more fruit may help lower blood pressure
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The researchers found that people who ate more whole fruits—especially apples, pears, grapes, and raisins—were less likely to develop high blood pressure than those who rarely ate those foods. As for vegetables, broccoli and carrots appeared to be …

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How to determine— and achieve—your target blood pressure »
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Most appointments with a health care provider begin with a gentle squeeze—the sensation of a blood pressure cuff inflating around your upper arm. But that single blood pressure reading offers only a glimpse of the health of your cardiovascular system.

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Blood pressure drugs may raise heart attack risk for diabetes patients
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More than 70 million people in the United States have high blood pressure, considered a systolic pressure above 140 and diastolic pressure above 90. Recommendations for controlling blood pressure have long aimed for 140, however recent research found …

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Binge drinking increases high blood pressure in young adults
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The dangers of binge drinking are already well-known, however a new Canadian study has found for the first time that binge drinking can also increase blood pressure in young 20-something adults, possibly leading to high blood pressure and its related …

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