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2014-03-28 11:28:10

Study Highlights: -Stroke survivors who consistently control their blood pressure may reduce the likelihood of a second stroke by more than 50 percent. -Less than a third of stroke survivors maintained consistent blood pressure control more than 75 percent of the time. Stroke survivors who consistently control their blood pressure may reduce the likelihood of a second stroke by more than half, according to new research in the American Heart Association journal Stroke. For the study,...

2013-10-25 23:00:16

The article on the website Healthreviewcenter.com shows 10 foods to avoid for diabetics that they should never eat. Seattle, WA (PRWEB) October 25, 2013 The article on the website Healthreviewcenter.com contains 2 parts, offering 10 foods to avoid for diabetics. These foods are really toxic for people who are suffering from diabetes, so people should never eat them. In the first part, instead of providing people with some healthy foods to eat, the writer releases 5 foods that can harm...

2013-08-15 23:25:34

Blood Pressure Miracle created by Frank Mangano is a new book that gives people a natural and advanced methods for blood pressure control. A full Blood Pressure Miracle overview on the site HealthReviewCenter.com indicates if the book is worth buying. Seattle, WA (PRWEB) August 15, 2013 Blood Pressure Miracle created by Frank Mangano is a new book reveals to people the cholesterol lowering diet, and ways to find out causes of their hypertension. After this book was launched, a lot of...

Your Eyes May Tell If You Are At Risk For Stroke
2013-08-13 08:38:24

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online A new study, led by National University of Singapore, shows that your eyes may be a window to stroke risk. More specifically, the research team suggested that retinal imaging may someday help determine if you are more likely to develop a stroke, the nation’s fourth leading cause of disability. "The retina provides information on the status of blood vessels in the brain," said Mohammad Kamran Ikram, MD, PhD, assistant professor in...

High Blood Pressure Could Damage Brain In Younger People
2012-11-02 06:14:22

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Researchers at University of California, Davis found that high blood pressure could damage the brain's structure and function in people as young as 40. They found accelerated brain aging among hypertensive and prehypertensive individuals in their 40s, including damage to the structural integrity of the brain's white matter and the volume of its gray matter. This suggests that vascular brain injury "develops insidiously over the...

2012-09-27 00:03:48

Two new studies from the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health and the Chronic Kidney Disease Prognosis Consortium found that the presence of chronic kidney disease itself can be a strong indicator of the risk of death and end-stage renal disease (ESRD) even in patients without hypertension or diabetes. Both hypertension and diabetes are common conditions with chronic kidney disease with hypertension being the most prevalent. The studies were released online in advance of...

2010-04-30 09:00:00

Simple urine test may help identify patients at risk Healthy people with high blood pressure who excrete a slight excess of protein in the urine raise their risk of developing kidney and heart complications. According to a study appearing in an upcoming issue of the Clinical Journal of the American Society Nephrology (CJASN), more attention should focus on the potential health effects of urinary protein excretion in individuals with high blood pressure (hypertension). Kidney dysfunction,...

2010-03-03 13:20:23

Research reveals Pycnogenol lowers elevated urinary protein levels and improves blood flow to the kidneys An estimated one in ten adults suffers from kidney disease, according to the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases. A leading cause of kidney disease is hypertension, which effects one out of every four U.S. adults. Chronically high blood pressure damages capillaries of the kidneys which in turn affects the organ's ability to filter waste and remove excess...

2010-01-12 18:32:08

Older women with hypertension are at increased risk for developing brain lesions that cause dementia later in life, according to data from the Women's Health Initiative Memory Study (WHIMS). The findings were published in the December 2009 online issue of the Journal of Clinical Hypertension. The research was conducted as part of the Women' Health Initiative (WHI), the largest multi-site longitudinal study looking at health risks among postmenopausal women. WHIMS, which involves a subgroup of...

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2009-05-06 08:07:24

A simple, automated feedback system made hypertension patients more aware of their potentially fatal or disabling disease and helped them significantly lower their high blood pressure, according to a report published in Circulation: Cardiovascular Quality and Outcomes. In a one-year study, the computer-based system telephoned participants at least once a week and a voice-recognition program asked for the most recent blood pressure reading they had recorded at home. The information was...


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