Occasional blood pressure checks at the doctor's office is often not enough. Track your blood pressure at home to make an earlier diagnosis, identify pre-hypertension, give you feedback and help reinforce any efforts you are making.
The early stages of hypertension (those you experience in your 20s, 30s and 40s) and high blood pressure can have a very real impact on how old you look. With HPB you age faster than you should, and those around you can tell.
We've encountered so many questions about how high blood pressure and hypertension can impact your sex life, that we decided to devote the next few weeks to writing about it.
At some point in life, almost all U.S. adults provide caregiving for a loved one. How do you use technology and habit formation to make the task less complex, less stressful and less time-demanding?
Stress aggravates diabetes. Stress raises blood sugar levels, activates fat cells, impairs glucose tolerance, increases insulin resistance and impacts blood pressure.
James reduced his BP by over 10 pts using Hello Heart. His advice: Make the commitment to track everyday until you build a routine. That’s the best thing that you can do.
In spite of simple lifestyle changes and relatively inexpensive and readily available medications, individuals with heart risk or hypertension are not managing their condition. Why?
Dr. Sanjeev Aggarwal, head of surgery for one of the nation's busiest cardiovascular programs, shares his perspective on the status quo's flawed approach to cardiovascular health, the promise of preventative digital health solutions, and what led him to Hello Heart.
We all tell ourselves lies about our health - particularly when it comes to heart disease, weight and diet. What are the common lies and how do you move beyond them?
The Incas called it the "Mother of all Grains" and gave it to warriors to increase stamina. Quinoa's low sodium helps normalize high blood pressure. Its high fiber helps promote lower cholesterol. Here are some fantastic recipes to help you find your inner Inca warrior!