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Beware of Blood Pressure Changes at Night

Osborne said this study “is another signal that we really need to incorporate ambulatory blood pressure monitoring into the evaluation of high blood pressure. If we only see blood pressure during the day, it dramatically reduces our ability to assess overall risk.” Ambulatory blood pressure monitoring allows doctors to see blood pressure levels over a… Read More »

How to Keep High Blood Pressure at Bay

News Consumer News How to Keep High Blood Pressure at Bay SATURDAY, Oct. 17, 2020 — To mark World Hypertension Day this Saturday, the American Heart Association offers advice on how to lower and control your blood pressure. High blood pressure affects nearly half of American adults, and three-quarters of those with high blood pressure… Read More »

Atkins diet and blood pressure

Learn More. A study recently published in the Archives of Internal Medicine has demonstrated that a low-carb diet is more effective at lowering blood pressure than the weight—loss drug orlistat in concert with a low-fat diet. William S. Yancy, Jr. Yancy: I’m a staff physician at the Veterans Administration Medical Center in Durham, North Carolina,… Read More »