Men with hypertension more often recognized angry expressions when looking at the face of another person. The anger recognition bias contributed to blood pressure increases over time if a person frequently tends to feel angry.
Minor rises in blood pressure due to short-term stressors are linked to a brain area associated with consciousness and motor learning.
A new study reveals an association between high blood pressure in a person's thirties and forties to smaller brain size and an increased risk of developing dementia later in life.
Intermittent fasting can help to reduce hypertension by reshaping the gut's microbiome.
Older men who experience higher blood pressure at night could be at a higher risk of Alzheimer's disease.
The difference in blood pressure between a person's arms is linked to a higher risk of heart attack, stroke, and ultimately death.
Women aged 45 to 85 without partners and who didn't engage in frequent social activities had a higher rate of hypertension. Widowed women were most likely to exhibit symptoms of hypertension.
None of the 41 most commonly prescribed blood pressure medications increases the risk of depression. Nine medications that lower blood pressure were found to significantly lower depression risks.
Higher levels of plasmin, an enzyme involved in blood clotting prevention, enhances the virulence and infectivity of SARS-CoV-2 by cleaving its spike proteins. Enhanced levels of plasmin are common in a range of diseases, including diabetes and heart disease. The findings shed light on why those with hypertension and diabetes are at increased risk of complications following coronavirus infection.
Based on data from COVID-19 patients from Wuhan, China, that died as a result of the infection, researchers have identified many symptom commonalities the patients shared.
Women who experience migraines while pregnant are at increased risk of miscarriage, caesarean sections, preterm labor and delivering babies with low birth weight.