Pruritus in Chronic Kidney Disease Pruritus in Chronic Kidney Disease
Pruritis is commonly experienced by chronic kidney disease patients. How is this condition best treated?Current Opinion in Nephrology and Hypertension (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - August 17, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Nephrology Journal Article Source Type: news

Pregnancy Complication Ups Dementia Risk, Research Suggests
These disorders include gestational hypertension and preeclampsia. These pregnancy complications have been strongly linked to heart disease in later life, but, until now, few studies have connected these disorders with thinking and memory. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - August 16, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Low blood pressure can affect your breathing - 'Most common' signs to look out for
HAVING problems with your breath might be a sign of problems with low blood pressure. Generally, having a lower pressure is considered better than having high blood pressure. But if it reaches a certain level it can become problematic - if not dangerous. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - August 14, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Dr Mosley shares the cheap snack that can ‘reduce blood pressure’ in ‘weeks’
HIGH blood pressure, similarly to high cholesterol, can be triggered by your diet choices. The good news is that food can also pose as the very antidote. Dr Michael Mosley has shared a cheap snack that could help retrieve your reading from the red zone in just "weeks". (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - August 13, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

High blood pressure warning: The vegetable to ‘avoid’ as it can raise hypertension
ALTHOUGH vegetables are considered one of the healthiest foods out there, a certain way of preparation could make them risky. In fact, a health charity warns that one type of vegetable should be avoided if you don't want to risk a high reading. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - August 12, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

What to Know About Peripheral Artery Disease —and Its Connection to Diabetes
When we think of clogged arteries, most of us think about the heart. “But buildup of fatty plaques can happen in any artery, including those that carry blood away from the heart,” says Dr. Samuel Kim, a preventive cardiologist and lipidologist at Weill Cornell Medicine in New York. The arteries that branch out and feed into our arms and legs make up the bulk of what we call peripheral arteries. And the narrowing in these vessels is referred to as peripheral artery disease (PAD), a common condition in which the legs or arms don’t receive sufficient blood flow. “Interestingly, arteries in our legs and...
Source: TIME: Health - August 11, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Lala Tanmoy Das Tags: Uncategorized Disease freelance healthscienceclimate Source Type: news

Ghana: 'Hypertension Education Must Be Given Urgent Attention'
[Ghanaian Times] Tema -- A Specialist Family Physician, Dr Mrs Lenusia Ahlijah, has advised every adult, especially those above the age of 35 to check their blood pressure at least once a year. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - August 10, 2022 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Modifiable Risk Factors for Alzheimer Disease and Dementias Modifiable Risk Factors for Alzheimer Disease and Dementias
This new CDC report reveals that the most common modifiable risk factors for Alzheimer disease in adults 45 and over are high blood pressure and not meeting aerobic physical activity guidelines.Morbidity & Mortality Weekly Report (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - August 10, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Public Health & Prevention Journal Article Source Type: news

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Source: MedicineNet High Blood Pressure General - August 10, 2022 Category: Cardiology Source Type: news

Live longer: The 'delicious snack’ that can cut your risk of death by 35% - Dr Mosley
DR MICHAEL MOSLEY shares you might be able to eat yourself to a longer life. While there's no perfect single food that can guarantee a long, healthy lifespan, a certain snack seems to come pretty close. From high cholesterol to high blood pressure, the small food is able to keep different conditions in check while cutting your risk of dying. What's more, it's also "delicious". (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - August 10, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

HTN Linked to Hospitalization for Omicron in Vaccinated Persons
TUESDAY, Aug. 9, 2022 -- The presence of hypertension is associated with an increased risk for hospitalization for omicron infection among individuals who received at least three mRNA COVID-19 vaccine doses, according to a research letter published... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - August 9, 2022 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Promising news from hypertension drug trial sends CinCor stock up more than 50%
The Waltham biotech is one of the few IPO success stories of 2022 so far. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - August 8, 2022 Category: American Health Authors: Rowan Walrath Source Type: news

Onset and Awareness of Hypertension Varies by Race, Ethnicity Onset and Awareness of Hypertension Varies by Race, Ethnicity
Black, Hispanic, and Asian adults are more likely than Whites to be unaware of their high blood pressure.MDedge News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - August 8, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Cardiology News Source Type: news

High blood pressure: Sign to watch out for when standing - could predict heart attack risk
HIGH blood pressure is the precursor of serious life-threatening emergencies, ranging from heart attacks to strokes. While having this condition obviously boosts your chances of these health problems, researchers found a sign that could help predict your risk further. Experiencing a certain sign when standing could hold clues. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - August 7, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

High blood pressure: A ‘simple’ activity you can do in the morning shown to lower readings
HAVING high blood pressure is quite common in the UK - around a third of all adults are thought to have the condition. It can be potentially dangerous as it puts strain on your organs such as the heart and brain. Over time this can put you at risk of heart attacks, strokes and kidney disease. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - August 7, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news