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High blood pressure an issue in Europe

High blood pressure an issue in Europe...

A large European study has shown that high blood pressure is a looming health problem for many Europeans.

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Lack of sleep increases heart attack risk

Lack of sleep increases heart attack risk...

Older people who don’t get enough sleep each night increase their risk of heart attack and stroke.

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Low potassium linked to hypertension

Low potassium linked to hypertension...

A new study shows that people with hypertension should not just focus on reducing salt in the diet but also increasing potassium.

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Hypertension speeds up death for Alzheimer’s patients

Hypertension speeds up death for Alzheimer’s patients...

People with Alzheimer’s, as well as hypertension and type 2 diabetes have been shown to die sooner, according to a New York study.

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Green tea to help hypertension

Green tea to help hypertension...

A new study has shown drinking green tea can help reduce high blood pressure and offers other health benefits.

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WHO data shows the killers

WHO data shows the killers...

WHO has released updated information on which diseases are the biggest killers in the world.

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Anxiety linked to hypertension

Anxiety linked to hypertension...

Those suffering from chronic anxiety have an increased risk of high blood pressure, according to a new Canadian study.

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Smelly gas regulates blood pressure

Smelly gas regulates blood pressure...

A new study has shown that hydrogen sulfide or ‘rotten egg’ gas plays a role in regulating blood pressure levels.

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Diabetes guidelines drop Avandia

Diabetes guidelines drop Avandia...

New international guidelines for type 2 diabetics no longer recommend the use of GlaxoSmithKline’s drug Avandia.

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More US adults have hypertension

More US adults have hypertension...

Two new health studies show that more people in the US have hypertension than ever before.

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Heart disease signs put down to stress

Heart disease signs put down to stress...

Indications of heart disease are attributed to stress more often in women than men.

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Children risk heart disease

Children risk heart disease...

High blood pressure and heart disease among children is set to increase along with the increase in obesity in children.

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American Society of Hypertension updates guidelines

American Society of Hypertension updates guidelines...

The American Society Of Hypertension has released new guidelines for doctors to improve the management of their patients hypertension.

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The impact of menopause on blood pressure

The impact of menopause on blood pressure...

New studies have examined the affect of female menopause on blood pressure levels.

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Those with COPD may have hypertension

Those with COPD may have hypertension...

Those with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease should be screened for high blood pressure and other illnesses, experts suggest.

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