Tag Archives: Pressure

Medical News Today: Both blood pressure numbers may predict heart disease

According to new research, both high systolic and high diastolic blood pressure can lead to heart attack and stroke. New research suggests that both blood pressure readings are equally important. Heart disease and stroke are the leading causes of death worldwide. In the United States, more than 600,000 people die of heart disease every year.… Read More »

Exercising When You Have High Blood Pressure

FRIDAY, July 5, 2019 — High blood pressure is a serious risk factor for heart disease, stroke and other life-threatening medical conditions. While many people need medication and dietary changes to control their blood pressure, exercise is a key component of nearly every management plan. Scientists know that exercise causes the body to adapt in… Read More »

Are Walnuts Good For Blood Pressure?

According to a study, one of the benefits of eating walnuts is the lowering of blood pressure in individuals at risk for cardiovascular disease when combined with a low saturated fat diet. The randomized, controlled trial looked at the effects of replacing some of the saturated fats in individuals’ diets with walnuts. It was revealed… Read More »