Posts Tagged High Blood Pressure

Weight Problems

If you read health headlines, you know that obesity is today’s top health epidemic. Why the alarm? Among other reasons, obesity has been cited as a major cause of death and disease, increasing the risks for heart disease, stroke, high blood pressur.. Read More

Healthy Eating Challenge (365 Days) | 07.11.12 | No Comments

High-Salt Eating Linked To High Blood Pressure

Need to watch your salt intake? Are you one of the 39 percent of Americans who have high-normal or high blood pressure? Since high-salt eating is linked to high blood pressure, you’re smart to choose and prepare foods with less salt. But what if.. Read More

Healthy Eating Challenge (365 Days) | 05.15.12 | No Comments

High Blood Pressure

High Blood Pressure

While high blood pressure is primarily a problem among older Americans, it can occur in children—even newborns. About 1 percent of American children have high blood pressure. Blood pressure is the measure of two forces— the force as .. Read More

Health and Wellness | 01.1.09 | No Comments

High Blood Pressure

High Blood Pressure

High blood pressure, or hypertension, increases your chances of developing heart disease or kidney disease and of having a stroke. About one in every four American adults has high blood pressure but may not be aware of it. It is often calle.. Read More

Heart, Blood, and Circulation | 08.12.08 | 1 Comment