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High Blood Pressure Hypertension

Hypertension or high blood pressure is known as the "silent killer" because despite being one of the most common fatal conditions worldwide, most people are unaware they have the condition because it presents with very few or no symptoms.

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Coffee drinking linked with longer lifespan and lower risk of cardiovascular disease

Coffee drinking linked with longer lifespan and lower risk of cardiovascular disease

Prevention of cardiovascular disease is important in cancer patients

Prevention of cardiovascular disease is important in cancer patients

Study shows the importance of night-time blood pressure assessment for diagnosing hypertension

Study shows the importance of night-time blood pressure assessment for diagnosing hypertension

IVF using frozen embryos may be linked with higher risk of hypertensive disorders in pregnancy

IVF using frozen embryos may be linked with higher risk of hypertensive disorders in pregnancy

Cardiovascular disease risk factors are largely the same for women and men, study shows

Cardiovascular disease risk factors are largely the same for women and men, study shows

Healthy people with high cholesterol don't stand to benefit from statins, research says

Healthy people with high cholesterol don't stand to benefit from statins, research says

Cutting protein intake can help control obesity, diabetes and hypertension

Cutting protein intake can help control obesity, diabetes and hypertension

More than 80% of pregnancy-related deaths are preventable, data shows

More than 80% of pregnancy-related deaths are preventable, data shows

Study: Many cardiovascular emergencies are due to poorly controlled hypertension

Study: Many cardiovascular emergencies are due to poorly controlled hypertension

Heart medication may also be effective for treating alcohol use disorder

Heart medication may also be effective for treating alcohol use disorder

Hyperglycemia has the most significant impact on cardiovascular disease mortality

Hyperglycemia has the most significant impact on cardiovascular disease mortality

Dietary phosphorus intake correlated with health and physiology

Dietary phosphorus intake correlated with health and physiology

Experts question the role of white mulberry in the death of Congressman’s wife

Experts question the role of white mulberry in the death of Congressman’s wife

Air pollution may trigger arrhythmias in healthy adolescents

Air pollution may trigger arrhythmias in healthy adolescents

Women and men share most of the same risk factors for cardiovascular disease, global study finds

Women and men share most of the same risk factors for cardiovascular disease, global study finds

Annual flu shot may be linked with lower risk of stroke

Annual flu shot may be linked with lower risk of stroke

High blood pressure may cause bones to age faster

High blood pressure may cause bones to age faster

DASH diet plan may be most effective in reducing heart risk in people with hypertension

DASH diet plan may be most effective in reducing heart risk in people with hypertension

Better access to primary care physicians may increase high blood pressure awareness and control

Better access to primary care physicians may increase high blood pressure awareness and control

Higher-cost Medicare Advantage plan not linked to better quality health care for seniors

Higher-cost Medicare Advantage plan not linked to better quality health care for seniors