High Blood Pressure
26 Sep 2018
The “largest genetic association study of blood pressure traits” to date has studied over one million people and found 535 new genetic loci linked with the condition. This finding may help predict the risk of high blood pressure and identify better treatments.
5 Jul 2018
Some medicinal plants have been shown to reverse or improve deranged cardiovascular parameters particularly raised blood pressure and other complications associated with these diseases.
29 Jul 2017
High blood pressure is sometimes called a silent killer because it may have no outward symptoms for years. In fact, one in five people with the condition do not know they have it.
14 Jul 2017
It is unclear why phthalates cause disease, however, researchers believe it may be due to their effect on the body's hormones, which regulate growth, metabolism and development.
18 Mar 2017
If you have too much bad cholesterol, it can build up in the vessels that carry blood into and out of your kidneys, and that can affect how well they work. It also makes you more likely to have high blood pressure and diabetes.
13 Feb 2017
Combining four blood pressure drugs into a single pill could be twice as effective as existing treatments, researchers have found.
11 Feb 2017
Working out also boosts the effectiveness of blood pressure medication if you are already being treated for hypertension. You do not have to be an athlete, either.
3 Dec 2016
If you are one of those who think exercise is a waste of time and of no benefits at all to the body, you might have to have a rethink. This is considering the immense ...
22 Oct 2016
Being diagnosed with high blood pressure, is not the end of the world as some might think. This is because you can lower your high blood pressure and reduce the risk of heart disease ...
26 Sep 2016
Diuretics are used to rid the body of extra fluid or salt. People with high blood pressure, heart failure, swollen tissues, and kidney disease often use diuretics to treat these conditions.
21 Sep 2016
Prof. Moses Adeniji, a Consultant Plant Pathologist at the Herbal Treatment Home of Human Diseases, Orogun, Ibadan, has disclosed that mango leaves can successfully cure diabetes at the early stage.
15 Sep 2016
Dr. Tochukwu Uwaezuoke is a Chief Consultant Cardiologist at the National Hospital, Abuja and Chairman of Local Organizing Committee for the 45th Annual General Meeting /Scientific Conference of the Nigerian Cardiac Society.