Blood Pressure

Blood pressure conditions can affect other bodily systems and functions, and in some cases can lead to an enlarged heart, a leading cause of heart disease. Learn about preventing, diagnosing and treating blood pressure conditions.

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Diuretics is a type of medication that is specifically designed to treat and regulate high blood pressure. Learn more about the benefits, options and side effects that this medication has in this article.

By Elizabeth Scherer

We all love crispy, golden brown and salty French fries but the salt, or sodium, could cause high blood pressure to develop in some individuals if not regulated. Learn more about the effect of salt on blood pressure.

By Elizabeth Scherer

Diseases of any kind can be a hard thin to comprehend and high blood pressure is not any different. Learn more about high blood pressure and the causes, risk factors and treatment that are available.

By Elizabeth Scherer

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If you are showing signs of an illness whether severe or mild it is a good idea to pay the doctor a visit. Find out when nit is time to see a healthcare professional for your ailments.

By Elizabeth Scherer

The effects of untreated high blood pressure can be dangerous to your health. Learn more about the symptoms of high blood pressure and how they can be detrimental to your well being.

By Elizabeth Scherer

High blood pressure is a common but complex illness that can have lasting effects on the body. Discover what causes high blood pressure and what you can do to prevent acquiring this disease.

By Elizabeth Scherer

Secondary high blood pressure, or secondary hypertension, carries health risks that should not be overlooked. Learn more about the causes, risk factors and treatments that are associated with this illness.

By Elizabeth Scherer

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There are many diseases that afflict a large percentage of people in the world. Learn more about high blood pressure and how common it is for many populations around the globe.

By Elizabeth Scherer

Exercising is a wonderful form of preventative medicine that can benefit an individual throughout their life. Check out some new ways of increasing your workout regimen to keep your body in tip top shape.

By Bobbie Hasselbring

One study says that wine is good for your heart; another scoffs at the very idea. But there's no question that alcohol affects your blood pressure, although it's not as black and white as you may think.

By Alison Cooper

Do you how hypertension can affect many different parts of the body? Discover what hypertension is, how it afflicts the body and what you can do to avoid this illness.

By Maria Trimarchi

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Why do some women struggle with hot flashes and hormone replacement therapy? Learn more about these common side effects of menopause in this article.

By DiscoveryHealth.com writers