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Why Black people are at greater risk for this dementia than their white peers.
Adults with serious gum disease are more likely to develop hypertension and experience elevated blood pressure.
Hypertension, high glucose levels and obesity in early adulthood could lead to thinking and memory problems decades later.
To protect African Americans’ future heart health, doctors should begin monitoring individuals’ blood pressure when adolescence begins.
To preserve cognitive function, hypertension must be prevented or diagnosed and effectively treated in adults of any age.
High blood pressure, diabetes, lung disease and cardiovascular disease are all more prevalent among women with HIV.
As with HIV-negative individuals, non-alcoholic fatty liver disease is tied to diabetes and irregular blood lipids in those with HIV.
Reasons young adults develop this condition may include obesity, consuming too much fast food and not getting enough exercise.
Obesity increased the risk of liver disease to a smaller extent, according to a meta-analysis study.
Those who experienced even moderate levels of bigotry daily showed an almost 50% greater risk of developing high blood pressure.
Compared with Black Americans and Afro-Caribbeans, African immigrants have lower rates of high blood pressure, diabetes and obesity.
If you have high blood pressure, the flu vaccine may prevent heart attack or stroke.
Experts found that elevated blood pressure in folks between ages 36 and 53 is linked to reduced brain volume later in life.
Older fathers can also experience male infertility and poor sperm quality that may jeopardize the health of both mother and child.
The Oscar-nominated director and screenwriter who recently died of a stroke also struggled with hypertension.
We developed a fitness app specifically for people in the African-American community to have all they need to achieve health and fitness.
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