Hypertension

Are You Sipping Your Way to Heart Trouble?

Study finds sugar-sweetened beverages increase womens heart risk factors, regardless of weight gain. Women who drink two or more sugar-sweetened beverages a day may be increasing their cardiovascular risk

Eating Yogurt Linked to Lower Risk of High Blood Pressure

Tufts research finds regular yogurt eaters are 31% less likely to develop hypertension.

Resistant Hypertension? Maybe Its the Doctors Office

So-called white-coat hypertension, where blood-pressure readings are higher in the doctors office than elsewhere, may be responsible for more than a third of cases classified as resistant hypertension

Take a Walk to Reduce Your Risk of Peripheral Artery Disease

Get up off the couch, go for a walk, and youll be less likely to have problems with peripheral artery disease (PAD)

Nuts May Benefit Metabolic-Syndrome Patients

A daily handful of nuts might help some people feel better and control their hunger