Treating Even Mild High Blood Pressure Could Save Lives

Diet and exercise are key to controlling mild high blood pressure. But a new review suggests that another method of blood pressure control could also potentially save lives. I’m Erin White with your latest health news. The researchers found that treating mild high blood pressure with prescription medication reduced the risk of stroke and death….

How the heart actually pumps blood – Edmond Hui

For most of history, humans had no idea what purpose the heart served. In fact, the organ so confused Leonardo da Vinci, that he gave up studying it. Although everyone could feel their own heart beating, it wasn’t always clear what each thump was achieving. Now we know that the heart pumps blood. But that…

How Hypertension Raises Heart Disease | Heart Disease

So, how does high blood pressure lead to heart disease? Well, high blood pressure or hypertension is a condition in the body where the pressure inside the arteries is high. The link between hypertension and heart disease is one of the most well established links in the medical literature. Finding out if you have high…

What Is Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension? | WebMD

SPEAKER: If you have pulmonary arterial hypertension, or PAH, it means that you have high blood pressure in your pulmonary arteries– the blood vessels that carry blood from your heart to your lungs. Your heart and lungs work together to pump blood throughout your body. Oxygen rich blood from your lungs goes into the left…

Hypertension: Diagnosis – Family Medicine | Lecturio

All right. Now, we’re going to discuss hypertension, which is one of the most common diagnosis in my practice. And unfortunately, across the United States, hypertension is getting more common as our population ages and also gets heavier. So, it’s really important to understand hypertension, its diagnosis and management. And that’s exactly what we’re about…

Dr. Max Gomez: Hypertension And Dementia

THE CASE GOES TO THE POLICE COMMISSIONER JAMES O’NEILL FOR POSSIBLE DISCIPLINARY ACTION. AN IMPORTANT HEALTH ALERT ABOUT ALZHEIMER’S AND OTHER FORMS OF DEMENTIA. THIS ONE COMES FROM THE AMERICAN HEART ASSOCIATION, AND CBS 2 DR. MAX GOMEZ TELLS US ABOUT HIGH BLOOD PRESSURE. DR. MAX? THAT’S RIGHT, WE HAVE KNOWN FOR A LONG TIME…