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blood pressure

Don’t sweat late-night eats

Study suggests there's no evidence to support the notion that high blood sugar can be prevented simply by not eating two hours prior to bedtime.

Fighting flu? Mind your heart

Decongestants and other medicines used to treat cold and flu symptoms can sometimes exacerbate high blood pressure or heart problems.

Health slump? Nip it in the bud

Research shows it's much easier to preserve good health than reverse poor health—and everything worsens once diabetes enters the picture.

The best medicine? Preventive

Women who follow regular wellness visits will catch problems early and ensure they're on the true path to good health.

Are sleep issues breaking your heart?

Obstructive sleep apnea doesn't just keep you from getting a good night's sleep—it may be causing you serious cardiac problems.

More green space = a healthier heart

Neighborhoods with more vegetation tend to have lower levels of stress.

Few Americans have optimal ‘metabolic health’

It takes a lifetime commitment. Start by maintaining a healthy lifestyle.

Under pressure?

Study: Home monitoring works for people with high blood pressure.

Preeclampsia? Be proactive

Your obstetrician will keep a close eye on your blood pressure during your pregnancy—but there are other signs you can watch for on your own.

New guidelines: 1 in 3 adults may need blood pressure meds

Nearly 46 percent of U.S. adults may now be considered to have hypertension.

Start exercising to cut your heart failure risk

Unlike a heart attack, heart failure is a chronic condition.