Hypertension

Diabetes

Does the Glycemic Index Matter?

Michelle Konstantinovsky

Updated November 13, 2018. There was once a time when only diabetics were familiar with the phrase “glycemic index.” However, in recent years,...

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Fitness

Natural Ways to Treat High Blood Pressure: The Most Effective Exercises

Emily Harrison, MD

In part one of our series on natural treatments for high blood pressure, we looked at how changing your eating patterns can help reduce blood pressure. In...

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Eat Well

The Health Effects of Too Much Salt

Michelle Konstantinovsky

It’s a palate-pleasing flavor additive found in everything from canned soup to condiments like ketchup, but can salt cause major problems, even in...

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Health Guides

Your Guide to Understanding High Blood Pressure

Amanda Angelotti, MD

High blood pressure, or hypertension, is one of the most common health conditions around — you probably know someone with it. One in three people, or...

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Health Guides

Your Guide to Managing Your Blood Pressure

Amanda Angelotti, MD

As discussed in Your Guide to Understanding High Blood Pressure, it’s relatively easy to control your blood pressure.  You and your health care...

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Eat Well

Natural Ways to Treat High Blood Pressure: 4 Diet Game-Changers

Emily Harrison, MD

No one clamors to join the hypertension club, but it sure has a lot of members. About a third of Americans have hypertension (defined as blood pressure...

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Get Well

Mothers Who Breastfeed Less Likely to Develop Hypertension Later

Susan Owen, MHS, PA-C

Breastfeeding has many known benefits for both mother and baby. Children who have been breastfed show lower rates of obesity, less disease and infections...

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