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High-Protein Diet May Keep Blood Pressure Lower
Many medications reduce blood pressure, but new research suggests protein may also keep it in check.
Fit Men May Outrun High Blood Pressure
Doctors often use medicines and behavioral therapy to counteract risks associated with high blood pressure. But new research suggests the key to delaying high blood pressure may be exercise.
Cutting Calories May Cut Sleep Apnea
Obesity is linked to a host of conditions, such as sleep apnea and high blood pressure. New research suggests that cutting calories may improve these conditions.
Salt and Blood Pressure Tie May Not Be Completely Clear
Limiting salt to save the heart is an idea that has long been stressed. But a new study suggests that the relationship between sodium and high blood pressure might be more complicated.
Eating More Fruit May Boost Heart Health
Multiple studies have shown the many health benefits of fruit. And when it comes to heart health, the more fruit, the better, a new study found.
Belly Fat May Raise High Blood Pressure Risk
When it comes to fat and high blood pressure, location may be everything. Your chances of having high blood pressure are greater if you’re obese, but fat around the belly may pose the greatest risk.
Global Sodium Intake Exceeded Recommendations
Salt is a pantry staple and an ingredient present in many recipes. But too much of the seasoning can lead to high blood pressure and the potential for other serious heart conditions.
Heart Disease Risk Factors May Affect Certain Groups More
Heart disease is the leading cause of death and disease in the United States. And some people may be more at risk than others — even if they have the same symptoms.
Too Much Exercise May Be a Bad Thing
Cardiovascular exercise like running or walking has a number of health benefits. But too much exercise may be unhealthy, especially after a heart attack.
Blood Pressure May Decrease With Probiotic Consumption
People with high blood pressure are often told to lower their sodium intake and to exercise to lower their blood pressure. New research suggests that yogurt may also be a heart-healthy way to reduce high blood pressure.