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blood pressure heart attack strokeGetting your blood pressure even lower: Here are the risks and rewards:

Too months ago, U.S. officials crowed that a federally funded study gauging the impact of stricter blood pressure control had produced such dramatic results, they were bringing the clinical trial to an early close. Read more


Researchers from UT Southwestern Medical Center found that patients who have high blood pressure in the doctor's office, but not at home, may still be at higher risk for heart attacks and strokes. Photo: Getty ImagesStudy finds ‘white-coat hypertension’ poses risks:

Doctors have long known that for certain patients, the stress of a doctor’s visit can cause a spike in blood pressure — a phenomenon known as “white coat hypertension,” after the doctor’s traditional garb. When those patients are tested at home, their blood pressure is just fine. Read more


Photo: Getty ImagesYour Blood Pressure Is STILL Too High, Study Suggests:

Nearly half of Americans with high blood pressure are not properly controlling their condition, increasing their risk of heart attack, stroke and heart disease, a new government report shows. Read more 


Energy Drinks Raise Blood Pressure, Study Suggests:

Energy drinks can raise your blood pressure, a new small study found. The new research, published in the journal JAMA, found that drinking one 16-ounce energy drink raised blood pressure and a stress hormone among young adults. Read more


A woman has her blood pressure checked by a doctor.Why You Should Check Your Blood Pressure in the Morning:

People who have high blood pressure are often advised to monitor their blood pressure at home, and now, a new study suggests that blood pressure measured in the morning may be a better predictor of stroke risk than blood pressure measured in the evening. Read more