MONDAY, April 10, 2023 (HealthDay News) — Dangerously low blood pressure is considered an “invisible” consequence of paralysis, adding to the woes of as many as 9 out of 10 people with spinal cord injuries. Now, a new implant has been developed that treats the problem by delivering electrical stimulationContinue Reading

THURSDAY, Nov. 3, 2022 (HealthDay News) — Although blood pressure levels among Americans rose during the COVID-19 pandemic, new research suggests things could have been far worse. “We expected blood pressure control to be worse due to decreased physical activity, stress, poor sleep and other cardiovascular disease risk factors thatContinue Reading

WEDNESDAY, Oct. 26, 2022 (HealthDay News) — Controlling high blood pressure in older adults may be one of the “best bets” for reducing the risk of developing dementia, Australian researchers report. “Given population aging and the substantial costs of caring for people with dementia, even a small reduction could haveContinue Reading

THURSDAY, Sept. 29, 2022 (HealthDay News) — Regular home monitoring can help with blood pressure control, but only half of people who have hypertension or other related conditions actually do it, a new study found. Of Americans ages 50 to 80 who take blood pressure medications or have a healthContinue Reading