Middle age isn’t too late to get moving and improve your future health. But don’t wait too long.
Just a couple of calories a cup, good old black coffee packs a punch. It wakes you up, boosts your metabolic rate and decreases the risk of some diseases. The real question is, “How do you take it?”
For people on the verge of being diagnosed with high blood pressure, doctor visits usually involve several checks, along with a recommendation of having more measurements taken at home. But how many?
Young adults who are overweight begin to develop high blood pressure and other heart problems that may put them at higher risk of developing heart disease and stroke later in life, a study shows.
People with high blood pressure who get on the information highway can avoid roadblocks in their cardiovascular health, according to research.
High-protein diets are everywhere, but not all protein is created equal.
Our bodies crave water. There’s no way to live without it. But just how much do we need every day to stay healthy?
Men under 50 years old who smoke are 88 percent more likely to have a stroke than men who never smoked — and the number of cigarettes a day can move that risk up or down, according to new research.
When researchers looked at prediabetes paired with high blood pressure, they found a significant increase in coronary artery disease severity and cardiovascular events.
Potassium helps us eliminate sodium through our urine. It also helps ease the tension or pressure in the walls of our blood vessels. So, are you getting enough? If you are an average American, probably not.
People can have high blood pressure for years without knowing, causing damage in the body that can’t be undone. Knowing your blood pressure number and making the changes that matter to keep it under control can go a long way toward preventing heart attack, stroke and kidney disease.