Pages tagged: high blood pressure

Women and Heart Disease

Heart disease is no longer considered a disease that affects just men. In the past, women usually received less aggressive...

Heart Disease Risk Factors

Cardiovascular disease can take many forms: high blood pressure, coronary artery disease, valvular heart disease, stroke, or arrhythmias (irregular heartbeat)....

Metabolic Syndrome: The Perfect Storm

Metabolic syndrome has become increasingly common in the United States. Also called “pre-diabetes,” this is a serious health condition that...

Special Edition: Salt Shake Up

It was hard to miss the news about salt this past summer. Salt lovers were likely rejoicing when a large...

Get your blood pressure under control!

For millions of women, hypertension, or high blood pressure, is the most significant risk factor for heart disease. Because there...