High blood pressure and cholesterol before age 55 may cause damage
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(Don Rauf/ Everyday Health) — High cholesterol and high blood pressure before the age of 55 may have a lasting impact on your chances of developing heart disease later in life, according to a new study.

Published December 20 in the scientific journal PLoS One, the analysis of health data from nearly 300,000   …

17 ways to lower your blood pressure naturally
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(Mary Grace Taylor/ Prevention) — Having high blood pressure (a.k.a. hypertension) is a serious health risk—it boosts the likelihood for major health scares like heart attack and stroke, as well as aneurysms, cognitive decline, and kidney failure. What’s more, high blood pressure—which is any reading above   …

Eclampsia: what is it about pregnancy that makes high blood pressure so dangerous?
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(Sandee LaMotte/CNN News) — American track and field champion Tori Bowie, who won gold, silver and bronze medals in the 2016 Olympic Games, died of pregnancy complications that may have included eclampsia, according to an autopsy report. Bowie was found dead in her bed May 2 while approximately eight months pregnant.  …