Condition Center: Hypertension
Even a small amount of weight loss could lead to a big gain in health benefits for obese people.
What happens when your blood pressure wears a mask?
PMS means days of emotional distress and physical pain, but new evidence suggests it could also have effects on women years later.
Do you live in a walkable neighborhood? If so, you may be extending your life.
Walk, bike or take the train to work — whichever one you choose, your heart will likely thank you.
As people get older, some develop chronic conditions like diabetes or heart disease. And those problems may contribute to another issue.
Patients who take their blood pressure medications at bedtime may wake up with a lower risk of diabetes.
A ban on the harmful substance often added to food to enhance its taste and extend shelf-life could potentially save thousands of lives, new evidence...
"AFib" may sound like a little white lie, but it’s actually a serious medical condition. Atrial fibrillation, or AFib, is the most common type of h...
Vitamin D is essential for building strong bones. But new evidence suggests that it may also play an important role in protecting against cognitive d...
Many of the deaths that occur around the world today may be preventable.
Coffee is a morning ritual for many people. But if you find yourself pouring too many cups too often — that could be a problem.
Heart rhythm disorders affect more than 2 million Americans. The most common of these disorders is atrial fibrillation (AFib) — and it may affect w...
An afternoon siesta may be not only a custom in many countries, it may be a healthy habit as well.
Meat has long been considered a heart health no-no, but new research suggests that it may actually give your heart a boost — in moderation.
Any medication can cause side effects, and high blood pressure medications are no exception.
Beta blockers are a class of heart medications that treat high blood pressure. But for some patients, they may have other lifesaving benefits.
No one knows for sure whether they will develop Alzheimer's disease or not, but certain factors may increase your risk.