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Health News - Hypertension

Could blue light reduce blood pressure?
According to recent findings, exposing the body to blue light could lower high blood pressure as effectively as taking hypertension medication. (Medical News Today)

What are the limitations of BMI?
A person can use their body mass index (BMI) to determine whether they have a healthful weight. But, BMI does not take certain factors into account, such as the proportion of fat to muscle. Learn more here. (Medical News Today)

What is obesity and what causes it?
Obesity is when a person is carrying excessive weight. This puts them at a higher risk of a number of health conditions. Find out more about what obesity is and why it happens. (Medical News Today)

Common drug may increase lung cancer risk
According to a recent study, a common drug used to treat blood pressure might increase the risk of lung cancer when it is taken over a long period of time. (Medical News Today)

How much should I weigh? Ways of measuring
What is a person’s ideal weight, and how do height, age, and other factors affect it? Find out more and use our tools to get a better idea of how much you should weigh. (Medical News Today)

This unlikely culprit may cause drug-resistant high blood pressure
A study of 475 male veterans with hypertension links higher lead buildup in shin bone to increased risk of drug-resistant high blood pressure. (Medical News Today)

High blood pressure control with 'exercise in a pill'
Increased body levels of a compound that the liver makes could control high blood pressure without having to exercise or eat less salt, study suggests. (Medical News Today)

What is perindopril?
Perindopril is an oral tablet used to treat hypertension (high blood pressure). It’s also used to lower the risk of death or heart attack in people with stable coronary artery (heart) disease. Perindopril is available only as a generic drug. Learn about side effects, warnings, dosage, and more. (Medical News Today)

High blood pressure breakthrough: Over 500 genes uncovered
The world's largest genetic study of hypertension finds that the number of genetic loci involved is three times larger than previously thought. (Medical News Today)

Inhaled blood pressure drug could prevent panic attacks
New research suggests that a drug commonly used for hypertension could be used as a quick-acting nasal spray to prevent anxiety attacks. (Medical News Today)

Can a 16-week lifestyle intervention impact blood pressure?
A recent study demonstrates that simply changing diet and increasing exercise can significantly reduce blood pressure in just 16 weeks. (Medical News Today)

Cardiovascular disease: Study finds best drugs for prevention
A large cohort study finds out which treatments work best to prevent cardiovascular events in individuals with hypertension and other risk factors. (Medical News Today)

High blood pressure? Turn up your thermostat
The temperature of your house might influence your blood pressure. A new report suggests that cooler houses may worsen hypertension. (Medical News Today)

New 'triple pill' could eliminate high blood pressure
Hypertension is very common, and it's a major cardiovascular risk factor. An innovative 'three in one' pill may help treat it more easily and effectively. (Medical News Today)

E-counseling can lower blood pressure, heart disease risk
New research shows that virtual counseling, when added to medical therapy, lowers high blood pressure and heart disease risk in people with hypertension. (Medical News Today)

Is it true that 'healthy obesity' boosts death risk?
New research questions whether metabolically healthy obesity — obesity without diabetes, hypertension, or high cholesterol — actually increases mortality. (Medical News Today)

Can high blood pressure lead to headaches?
High blood pressure, also called hypertension, has many potential symptoms. These may include back pain, difficulty sleeping, and shortness of breath. Some research also suggests that very high blood pressure can cause headaches. Treatment depends on the causes. Learn more about high blood pressure and headaches here. (Medical News Today)

High blood pressure may increase dementia risk
A new study looking at links between hypertension in later life and brain health finds an increased risk of Alzheimer's hallmarks and brain lesions. (Medical News Today)

Fifteen good foods for high blood pressure
The diet has a strong influence on blood pressure. Certain foods are scientifically shown to reduce high blood pressure, including berries, bananas, and oats. In some cases, dietary changes alone can lower blood pressure to normal levels. Learn more about good foods for high blood pressure, or hypertension, here. (Medical News Today)

Even minor sleep problems raise women's blood pressure
A new study concludes that even minor sleep disturbances, such as finding it difficult to nod off, can increase the risk of hypertension in women. (Medical News Today)

16:8 fasting diet actually works, study finds
A first-of-its-kind study analyzes the effect of the so-called 16:8 fasting diet in people with obesity. The study found unexpected health benefits. (Medical News Today)

Metabolic risk tied to both too much and too little sleep
Lack of sleep can impact our health, but can too much sleep also be harmful? New research links both extremes to an increased risk of metabolic problems. (Medical News Today)

Even slightly elevated blood pressure increases dementia risk
Hypertension in middle age is known to increase the risk of dementia, but so far the specifics are unclear. A new study sheds fresh light on this matter. (Medical News Today)

High-salt diet may kill off 'good' gut bacteria
Eating too much salt is known to increase blood pressure. Researchers recently discovered that this might be due to salt’s impact on gut bacteria. (Medical News Today)

'Millions' prescribed wrong dose of common drugs
By updating old cardiovascular risk analyses, researchers alter the guidelines for prescribing statins, aspirin, and blood pressure drugs. (Medical News Today)

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