All posts tagged "blood pressure"

  • (Yonhap)
    Study backs more aggressive treatment of high blood pressure

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Aiming lower saves more lives when it comes to controlling high blood pressure, says a major new study that could spur doctors to more aggressively treat patients over 50. Patients who got their blood...

    • Posted September 12, 2015
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  • When a body is suddenly exposed to cold air, the risk of heart problems such as myocardial infarction increases. Doctors thus advise that special care
should be taken in the winter morning. (Korea Times file)
    Watch out for heart attacks on cold winter mornings

    By Yoon Ja-young As the temperature drops in winter, the risk of heart problems such as angina pectoris or even a myocardial infarction increases as does that of cerebral hemorrhages. The risk is especially high when one...

    • Posted December 13, 2013
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