Home Blood Pressure Monitors May Not Be as Accurate as You Think

A small new study raises more questions about the accuracy of home blood-pressure monitoring devices.

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Latest Sodium Study? Take It With A Grain of Salt

It’s long been known that eating too much salt will raise your blood pressure, but a comprehensive global study now says that too little salt in your diet also can harm your heart health.

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Could Yogurt Help Lower High Blood Pressure?

A new study suggests that potential help in lowering high blood pressure might be as close as your refrigerator.

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High Blood Pressure May Up Psoriasis Risk for Women

Women with high blood pressure may have an increased risk of developing the skin disease psoriasis, new research suggests.

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Low Vitamin D Levels Linked to High Blood Pressure

Low levels of vitamin D may be a cause of high blood pressure, according to a new study.

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Blood Pressure Kiosks May Not Always Give Accurate Readings

If you decide to quickly check your blood pressure while you’re out shopping this summer, know that your reading might not be accurate if the cuff is too small or too large for your arm, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration warns.

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People With High Blood Pressure Often Have a ‘Salt Tooth’

High salt intake is a known risk factor for high blood pressure and stroke, so experts say it’s concerning that a new study finds people with high blood pressure tend to prefer saltier foods.

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Are the CDC’s Salt Guidelines Too Low?

Don’t toss out your salt shaker just yet: A new analysis from Denmark finds current recommended salt guidelines may be too low.

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New Blood Pressure Guidelines May Take Millions of Americans Off Meds

About 5.8 million American adults may no longer be prescribed drugs to treat high blood pressure under recently revised guidelines, according to a new study.

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The “White Coat Effect” is Real: Doctors Really DO Raise Your Blood Pressure

Patients’ blood pressure readings are notably higher when they’re taken by a doctor than by a nurse, a new study finds.

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