Home Monitoring Program May Help Those With Hypertension

WELCOME BACK. SOME CALL IT THE SILENT KILLER, HEART ATTACK KILLING HALF OF ADULTS IN THE UNITED STATES. NOW MORE ON NEW RESEARCH THAT COULD CHANGE THAT Reporter: 72-YEAR-OLD STRUGGLED FOR THREE DECADES TO LOWER HIS BLOOD PRESSURE. I HAVE BEEN ON DIFFERENT MEDICATIONS FOR MANY, MANY YEARS. Reporter: NOW RESEARCHERS DEVELOPED A PROGRAM THAT…

Sarah Says: Preventing hypertension

pretty difficult being an adult in the UK these days, you feel like you’re being lectured about your health all the time the problem we got is that many of the risk factors for heart attack and stroke which are still between them the commonest killers in the UK today are preventable, but the real…

High Blood Pressure: Definition and Treatment

The definition of high blood pressure is a consistent blood pressure above one forty over ninety. The systolic is one forty; the diastolic would be the bottom number, which would be above ninety. And what I mean by consistent is at least two separate readings, not just you know minutes apart but days apart, you…

TRUE or FALSE: Alcohol Causes High Blood Pressure?

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Is high blood pressure bad for my brain?

Is high blood pressure bad for my brain? You might already know that high blood pressure isn’t good for your heart but did you know that it isn’t good for your brain either? If your blood pressure stays high over time it may increase your risk of developing dementia Let’s think about it your brain…