10 Drinks That Lower Your Blood Pressure

If you struggle with hypertension, odds are you’ve looked high and low for a quick and easy way to reduce your blood pressure.

More Than a Measurement: COPD

Caring for Aging Parents with High Blood Pressure

In the US, there are over 39 million people acting as caregivers for aging relatives.

And if you’re reading this, you probably already know that caring for your aging parents can be stressful – from basics like keeping in frequent contact to taking them to appointments and ensuring that they are safe in their home.  Add in a medical concern, like high blood pressure, and it’s enough to elevate your own blood pressure!

What Can I Spend My FSA on Before it Expires?

As the year comes to a close, you might be wondering what you can use your health care flexible spending account (FSA) money on before you lose it. After all, nobody wants to leave money on the table!

Find the Best Blood Pressure Monitor for You in 5 Easy Steps

Whether your doctor has asked you to start monitoring your blood pressure at home or you’re just being proactive, finding the best blood pressure monitor for you will help you get the most accurate results.  

How to Take Your Blood Pressure at Home

Maybe you were just diagnosed with Hypertension (aka High Blood Pressure), or you’ve had it for years and your doctor now wants you to start monitoring your blood pressure at home.

What is White Coat Hypertension and What Can I Do About It?

You may have noticed that your blood pressure (BP) is high during medical appointments, even though it’s usually within normal ranges at home.  There’s a term for this: Whitecoat Hypertension (WCH).

BLOG: High Blood Pressure 101

What do you really know about your blood pressure? It can be hard to know what questions to ask, especially when you’re just learning about managing your own blood pressure.

Sleep & Heart Health

Sleep is sometimes treated as a luxury, but when it comes to keeping you and your heart healthy, it is very much a necessity. Here are just a few of the reasons you should make catching enough ZZZs a part of your routine.

Knowing Your Heart History

There’s a basic human instinct to know where we come from. With new technology, like genetic testing kits, we can easily find out more than ever before.

This fascination with knowing our family history can have a real impact on your life and health in the present. It turns out that those lengthy family history questionnaires at the doctor’s office really have value. When it comes to knowing your own risk for developing heart related health issues, it’s all in the family – literally.