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Try these home remedies to treat high blood pressure!

 High blood pressure is a chronic medical condition which boost the risk of developing many health related problems like heart disease, stroke and kidney failure.

Revealed – Hypertension is controlled by rice-grain sized carotid!

Scientists at the University of Bristol have found that removing one carotid body from some patients suffering from hypertension can provide immediate and sustained fall in blood pressure. 

Signs that tell your anxiety is too much!

Anxiety can actually be helpful when it spurs you to take action and solve a problem. So, it's quite normal for you to feel anxious when facing a challenge or so.

Heart attack and stroke prevention: Ways to reduce your risk!

There are steps you can take to help prevent a heart attack or a stroke. These steps involve taking medications and making heart-healthy lifestyle changes.

Using Facebook, Twitter may cut BP, diabetes in elderly

Indulging in social media could reduce loneliness as well as chronic conditions such as high blood pressure and diabetes in older adults, as per a new study.

Being obese can cause 13 types of cancer, say scientists

The findings showed that for most of the cancers on the newly expanded list, the higher the body-mass index, or BMI, the greater was the risk of developing cancers.

Diet designed to lower BP cuts risk of kidney disease too

This diet, known as DASH for Dietary Approaches to Stop Hypertension, was designed primarily to reduce blood pressure.

Is high blood pressure an emergency?

Visits to emergency departments for patients with hypertension increased by 64 percent between 2002 and 2012 while hospitalizations for those visits declined by 28 percent.

1 in every 9 men face risk of abrupt cardiac death: Research

 A new study has found that nearly one in every nine men face the potential risk of a sudden cardiac death before the age of 70.

Reduce your blood pressure – listen to the tunes of Mozart and Strauss!

The findings showed that listening to them for 25 minutes could lower blood lipid concentrations and balance your heart rate.

Side effects of consuming too much salt!

Do you have the habit of putting extra salt in your food? If yes, then stop doing so as consuming too much of salt is not good for health.

Eating potatoes four times a week can cause high blood pressure!

The study showed that participants who consumed four or more than four servings a week of boiled, baked or mashed potatoes, are at an increased risk of hypertension. 

Hypertension woes? Control the condition by avoiding these seven foods!

However, aside from being a major risk factor for heart conditions, hypertension is also the most preventable disease.

Binge drinking may increase hypertension risk in youth

A blood pressure reading of more than 140 over 90 indicates high blood pressure. 

Easily stressed? At risk of developing high blood pressure

A low stress resilience score at the age of 18 was associated with a heightened risk of developing high blood pressure in later life.

What's healthier than walking to work? Running to catch the bus

 Bus/train commuters had even lower rates of diabetes, high blood pressure and overweight than the walkers or bikers.

Menopause may turn good cholesterol into bad

 What has previously been known as good cholesterol - high density lipoprotein (HDL) - may actually contribute to heart diseases in women while they are transitioning through menopause, new research has found.

Know if your child is at risk of hypertension!

People who have a risk of developing high blood pressure between the age of 35-38, can be diagnosed in childhood.

Treat high blood pressure aggressively, urges 'lifesaving' study

 A recent study has backed the need of more aggressive treatment for high blood pressure.

Poor diet, high BP leading causes of death worldwide

Poor diet, high blood pressure and smoking are the leading causes of death worldwide, while unsafe water and childhood undernutrition are also among the top risk factors in India.