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hypertension

Moving toward a better blood pressure pill

Combining low doses of multiple drugs might work for some.

Here’s your wakeup call

Doctors warn of sleep apnea’s outsized role in aggravating—and in some cases creating—a host of ailments.

Blood pressure up? Try yoga

An hour of zen each day isn't just good for your well-being—it could also prevent and ease hypertension.

Study: Less salt, more life

Consuming a bit more sodium each day may significantly increase your odds of dying early.

Hypertension may lead to dementia

Controlling blood pressure during midlife likely reduces the risk of memory issues in later life.

Nap attacks?

Daytime snoozing may increase the risk of hypertension, but expert says there's more to it than that.

The sweetness of sound

Research shows sound therapy can balance brain signals. Could it be a new prescription for high blood pressure and migraines?

Sugar companies shifted focus on heart harm

Decades-old documents show researchers were paid to influence scientific thinking to make fat the enemy, not sweets.

Shift workers at greater risk of heart ills

Abnormal sleep patterns may disrupt body's natural rhythm.

Could low-salt diet hurt your health?

Report suggests sodium restrictions might backfire, but heart experts are critical of the finding.

Booze, high blood pressure a dangerous mix

Study links moderate drinking to heart damage in people with hypertension.

Stroke: Know your risk, improve your odds

Avoiding or surviving a stroke is all about what you do now.

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