Results for "Hypertension"

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Beta Blockers: Prescription Medicine for Your Heart
When it comes to matters of your heart, chances are you’ve heard about beta blockers. A beta blocker is one of the most prescribed medications for those...
Nov 23
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Watch for These Hidden Dangers Lurking in Energy Drinks
Maybe you haven’t slept well, or you simply feel like your energy levels are low, and you don’t have time for a nap. It can be tempting to reach for an...
Jul 18
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You Just Found Out You Have High Blood Pressure. Now What?
You’ve probably had your blood pressure checked countless times. It’s a routine part of health care. Even your dentist might check your blood pressure....
May 13 1
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Hypertension in Children and Teens & How to Prevent Future Risks
A blood pressure test is a standard part of any well-check, whether you’re 3 years old or 100. While we usually think of high blood pressure – also known...
Aug 12
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Should You Be Concerned About Your Heart Palpitations?
Your body is like a tiny orchestra with a hundred musicians playing in perfect harmony. It’s a beautiful performance, but all it takes is one flat violinist...
Jul 28
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What You Need to Know About Your Blood Oxygen Level
Before 2020, you probably didn’t think much about your blood oxygen levels. Maybe there was a time you got sick or needed surgery, and a health professional...
Oct 22
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Feeling Lightheaded? Learn About Hypotension
Your couch isn’t exactly a roller coaster and your living room isn’t an amusement park. But when you stood up too fast the other day, you almost fell over...
Oct 13
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Take the Stress Out of Stress Tests
We’ve all seen videos of Olympic and world-class athletes undergoing rigorous testing on a treadmill. Their body is covered from head to toe in wires,...
Aug 21
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Cushing’s Syndrome: What You Need to Know
If you’ve never heard of Cushing’s Syndrome, you’re not alone. The National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases estimates this rare...
Jun 06
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Should You Be Worried About an Aneurysm?
You may think the quickest way to someone’s heart is through chocolates and flowers, but it’s actually through their arteries. All jokes aside, your arteries...
May 22