Risk of pregnancy complications increased with chronic high blood pressure (dailyRx News) High blood pressure during pregnancy puts pressure on both the baby and the mom. At the moment, there has yet to be a consistent strategy for prenatal care in women with high blood pressure. A recent review found that pregnant women with chronic high blood…

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Stroke survivors with controlled blood pressure experienced fewer second strokes (dailyRx News) High blood pressure is one of the main risk factors for stroke. Yet new research suggests many people who’ve already had a stroke may need better blood pressure control. In a recent study, less than one third of stroke survivors had their blood…

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High blood pressure readings at home rather than a clinic may identify likely heart trouble (dailyRx News) High blood pressure can be a “masked” villain. Readings at a clinic may show normal blood pressure levels, while home readings may give a more accurate view of cardiovascular health. A new study found that patients who had…

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