blood pressure

Want Low Blood Pressure? Try Passing Gas
Next time you’re sitting next to someone on the bus and they let one rip, don’t just hold your nose and turn away — congratulate them on their low blood pressure. Seems the same gas that produces farts has been shown to control blood pressure in mice.
Study: Blood Pressure Should Be Taken in Both Arms
While blood pressure readings are typically done only in one arm, new research shows that differences in readings between a patient’s right and left arm could be a sign of vascular disease and a reveal a greater risk of dying from heart disease.
Treating High Blood Pressure Adds Years
Controlling your blood pressure can help you live longer, according to a new study.
Researchers at the Robert Wood Johnson Medical School at the University of Medicine and Dentistry New Jersey discovered those treating their condition with medication lowered their risk of death during a 20-year perio…