Summary: Researchers report orthostatic hypotension could cause lasting damage to the brain because it can reduce blood flow to the...
People who experience dizziness when standing face an increased risk of developing dementia, a new study reports. The increased risk appears to only apply to those who experience a drop in their systolic blood pressure. Those with systolic orthostatic hypotension were 40% more likely to develop dementia than those who did not suffer from the condition.
According to a new study, people who get dizzy several minutes after standing up could be at risk of more serious conditions, or even death.
A new study reports teens faced with chronic family stress have higher blood pressure and worse immune response to bacterial infections. However, those who used cognitive reappraisal had lower blood pressure, despite the pressures they faced.
Higher than average blood pressure during middle age is associated with an increased risk of and more extensive brain damage in old age.
A new study reports high blood pressure in middle age may lead to cognitive impairment and could be a risk factor for Alzheimer's disease.
A new study reports football linemen are more likely to have increased blood pressure along with changes to heart size and structure.