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The Oscar-nominated director and screenwriter who recently died of a stroke also struggled with hypertension.
Although heart attack incidence has declined among older folks, the condition has escalated in young females, especially Black women.
When individuals—especially women—combined short walking breaks with morning exercise, they reduced their blood pressure levels.
One year after participating in a barbershop health intervention, African-American men with hypertension continue to see improvements.
Those with high blood pressure that isn’t controlled by three or more medications should be screened for sleep apnea.
Patients who monitor their blood pressure at home experience better, more accurate readings and lower medical costs
Improved screening of Black men and women for sleep apnea could help reduce their risk of developing several chronic illnesses.
Counseling young people to choose healthier lifestyles may help reduce their risk of developing high blood pressure.
Nearly 800,000 more young people are now considered to have high blood pressure, according to new pediatric standards.
A study finds a link between high blood pressure and dementia risk.
For African-American men looking to get a haircut, barbershops may one day also help lower their blood pressure.
For many women, making even small lifestyle changes, can stave off death from heart disease.
More African Americans than folks in other groups die from heart disease, but there are ways to stop this killer in our communities.
Recent study findings may affect treatment options for an estimated one in three American adults today who suffer from hypertension.
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High blood pressure affects one in three Americans yet many people with the condition don’t know they have it.
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