Pushing Your Blood Pressure Lower and Lower

Pushing Your Blood Pressure Lower and Lower

The official recommendation by most health organizations suggests that your systolic pressure should be lowered to at least 140 mmHg. A new study now suggests that, while this might cut your risk of cardiovascular disease and preventable death by a bit, it still...
High Blood Pressure NOT Caused by Aging

High Blood Pressure NOT Caused by Aging

One common understanding of high blood pressure is that it is inevitable as we age. Just as our skin wrinkles and our hair turns grey, our arteries stiffen, lose their flexibility, and raise our blood pressure. But American researchers have now found evidence that...
How Your Sleep Apnea Puts Others at Great Risk

How Your Sleep Apnea Puts Others at Great Risk

We normally think of our own health conditions as affecting only ourselves. But, according to a new study published in The Journal of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, if you suffer sleep apnea, you may actually be putting other people at even greater risk than...