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Diabetes and high blood pressure, together with ageing, are the main risk factors for developing chronic kidney disease, which affects an estimated one in 10 adults globally, according to studies.
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A survey conducted in Saudi Arabia has revealed that around half of the country's females and 33 percent of males do not perform any form of physical activity.
Hypertension is the most common condition seen in primary care and leads to myocardial infarction, stroke, renal failure, and death if not detected early and treated appropriately.
According to a study in the American Heart Association journal Hypertension , children in the UK are consuming too much salt, with much of it coming from breads and cereals.
While most drugs developed to treat the disease have proven unsuccessful, research suggests some existing, tried-and-true medications used to treat high blood pressure may offer some protection for the brain against the ravages of dementia.
A simple surgical procedure on the kidneys touted as a revolutionary treatment for high blood pressure turns out to be not so revolutionary after all.
Children and teenagers in the UK are eating far too much salt, with much of it coming from breads and cereals, according to researchers.
Stop buying it boxed! Making nut milks is easier than you think. Make this super fresh and creamy almond milk at home, pitcher it, and place it center-table at brunch.
Doctors may be less likely to make medication changes for patients with uncontrolled high blood pressure who are also depressed, according to a new study.
According to a new study out of Vanderbilt University, black women are much more likely to have high blood pressure than black men, white women or white men.
The kidneys remove harmful waste and extra water from the blood and produce the hormones necessary to make red blood cells.
When Kristina Bauer tried on her wedding dress in April 2012, she realized that she wanted look better in it than she did.
I'm at the tail end of my pregnancy and hopefully all will go well. I was recently told I have gestational hypertension-i.e. high blood pressure during pregnancy-and was handed a three-liter jug to collect a 24-hour urine specimen.
DEAR ANNIE: I switched doctors six years ago and my world fell apart. My new doctor insisted on all kinds of new tests, and I'm glad she did.
Doctors' unconscious biases favor whites but do not affect high blood pressure treatment for their minority patients, according to a University of Colorado Boulder study, even though a previous study by the same research group found that doctors' biases are reflected in lower ratings by African-American patients.
Dear Dr. Roach: My 21-year-old son is a college athlete, a sprinter, but he has had recurrent high systolic blood pressure readings since he was a senior in high school.