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Supplements to Avoid when Dealing with High Blood Pressure

Supplements to Avoid when Dealing with High Blood Pressure March 12, 2010 Dear Mayo Clinic: What are the dangers of taking over-the-counter supplements? I am on blood pressure medication and have heard that there are some supplements that may interfere. Answer: You 've heard correctly. Some supplements should be avoided [...]

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Diabetes in Middle Age May Lead to Brain Cell Loss Later in Life

ROCHESTER, Minn. — March 11, 2014 — People who develop diabetes and high blood pressure in middle age are more likely to have brain cell loss and other damage to the brain, as well as problems with memory and thinking skills, than people who never have diabetes or high blood [...]

Created by Nick Hanson

High Blood Pressure in Kids: Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute

In this Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute, Dr. Carl Cramer tells us about a problem you normally wouldn't associate with kids... high blood pressure. To listen, click the link below. High Blood Pressure in Kids

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Women and Heart Attacks

Heart disease is the No. 1 killer of women, yet according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), about half of all women are unaware of this fact. Founder of the Women's Heart Clinic at Mayo Clinic Sharonne Hayes, M.D., says, "While there’s been a steady decline [...]

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10 maneras de controlar la presión arterial alta sin medicamentos

Con estos 10 cambios en el estilo de vida, se puede reducir la presión arterial y disminuir el riesgo de padecer una enfermedad cardíaca  Por el personal de Mayo Clinic Si le diagnosticaron presión arterial alta (presión sistólica, o sea la primera cifra, de 140 o más; o presión diastólica, [...]

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New Guidelines for Management of High Blood Pressure

Hypertension is the most common condition seen in primary care and leads to heart attack, stroke, kidney failure and death if not detected early and treated appropriately. New guidelines released online by JAMA today offer nine recommendations and a treatment algorithm (flow chart) to help physicians treat patients with hypertension. Sandra [...]

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Should Doctors Treat Lack of Exercise as a Medical Condition? Mayo Expert Says 'Yes'

ROCHESTER, Minn. — August 13, 2012.  A sedentary lifestyle is a common cause of obesity, and excessive body weight and fat in turn are considered catalysts for diabetes, high blood pressure, joint damage and other serious health problems. But what if lack of exercise itself were treated as a medical [...]

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Blood Pressure and Diabetes

Diabetes has a whole list of possible complications.  In this Medical Edge Radio episode, Mayo Clinic Dr. John Graves tells us that one is high blood pressure. To listen, click the link below. Blood Pressure and Diabetes

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Pulmonary Hypertension Treatment and Research

Mayo Clinic Cardiologist Robert Frantz, M.D., first discusses pulmonary hypertension, including diagnosis and related conditions. He then discusses treatment of and research advances in pulmonary hypertension. High blood pressure (hypertension) is a common condition that occurs when blood travels through the body's arteries at a pressure that is too high to maintain good [...]

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Dr. John Graves on Hypertension

This Medical Edge Weekend program features Mayo Clinic physician Dr. John Graves on hypertension. Medical Edge Weekend 10-2-10

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Dr. John Graves on hypertension and kidney problems

Medical Edge Weekend  for Saturday, November 28  features  Dr. John Graves talking about hypertension and kidney problems. Medical Edge Weekend 11-28-09

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On Saturday, July 18, from 9-10 a.m. CDT, the Medical Edge Weekend program focused on hypertension, with Mayo Clinic hypertension specialist John Graves, M.D. Medical Edge Weekend 7-18-09  

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TUESDAY Q & A: Taking blood pressure medication at night may keep you awake

DEAR MAYO CLINIC: I was recently put on medication for high blood pressure. Does it matter what time I take it? I thought I was supposed to take it before I go to bed. But when I do, I’m up all night using the bathroom. Also, is this medication something I [...]

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Obesity Hypoventilation Syndrome Can Lead to Heart Failure (pkg)

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention statistics are alarming. More than one-third of adults in the United States are obese. Obesity can increase your risk of diseases such as high blood pressure, diabetes and heart attack.  It can also increase your risk of a condition called obesity hypoventilation syndrome [...]

Created by Dana Sparks

Monday's Housecall

THIS WEEK'S TOP STORIES Psoriasis risk factors Anyone can develop psoriasis, but certain factors can increase your risk of developing the disease. Slide show: Common skin rashes See pictures of common skin rashes that may be of concern. EXPERT ANSWERS Psoriasis treatment: Can fish oil supplements reduce symptoms? Fish oil [...]

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