Results for "Hypertension"

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Understanding Lightheadedness: Could It Be Hypotension?
Maybe you stand up too quickly or you haven’t eaten in a while and suddenly you feel off balance or dizzy. You’re lightheaded. Sometimes, lightheadedness...
March 07
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Do You Need a Stress Test? Here Is What to Know and Expect
Did your health care provider order a stress test? The mere mention of it can cause a wave of stress and worry but fear not! Understanding the basics will...
February 25
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The Life-Changing Benefits of Belly Breathing
Have you ever watched a baby breathe? Their little bellies rise and fall with each breath cycle. This deep breathing, which is also called diaphragmatic...
October 23
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What You Drink Can Raise or Lower Your Blood Pressure
If you have high blood pressure, you probably know that what you eat can make a difference. Following a diet like the dietary approaches to stop hypertension...
June 22
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Everything to Know About Blood Clots in Your Veins, Heart and Lungs
When you nick or cut yourself, your body jumps into action to stop the bleeding. Your blood cells clump together to prevent blood from leaking where it...
April 10
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The Right Way to Take Your Blood Pressure at Home
For a lot of people, taking their blood pressure at home is a crucial step in monitoring their health. It’s essential to get an accurate reading, but there...
February 12
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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...
November 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...
July 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
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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...
August 12