If your systolic blood pressure is more than 130, new blood pressure guidelines say you have “high blood pressure.” What can you do about it?
We know that smoking and heart disease go hand and hand. And new research shows how smoking damages the heart directly and can even lead to heart failure.
Although regular tests should start at age 20, 60 percent of women don’t think they need screenings for risk factors for heart disease until they are older.
Most of the time a patent foramen ovale does not have symptoms, and you won’t even know you have one. Don’t worry about it unless you’ve had an unexplained stroke. Here’s what you should know.
Do you know your risk factors for high blood pressure? You can’t do anything about some risk factors. But other risk factors can be changed. Learn about the risk factors for high blood pressure by taking this quiz.