Blood Pressure Risks Depend on Which Number Is High: Study
For example, a 30-year-old with high blood pressure has a 63 percent lifetime risk of developing heart disease, compared with 46 percent for a person with normal blood pressure. Also, someone with high blood pressure would typically develop heart disease ...
What Secrets Are in the DNA of 17 Year Old Girl With Body of a Baby?
We say Brooke has the body of a one year old, and as far as shape is concerned, that’s about right. Still, her body does show some signs of being older. As discussed in Walker’s case study of Greenberg in 2006, her bones relative age is different than ...
Chiropractic Cuts Blood Pressure
Compared to the sham-treated patients, those who got the real procedure saw an average 14 mm Hg greater drop in systolic blood pressure (the top number in ... in Chicago, is the 84-year-old chiropractor who performed all the procedures in the study.
Is it Normal for Elderly People's Blood Pressure to Run a Little High?
Data from the Framingham Heart Study -- a large population study launched in 1948 -- shows that 90 percent of people who have normal blood pressure at age 55 develop hypertension as they grow older. The most common blood pressure abnormality in elderly ...
Health Quiz: What is normal BP?
Image: Caroline Wozniacki of Denmark have her blood pressure checked by a doctor during her WTA tennis championships match against Petra Kvitova of the Czech Republic in Istanbul, October 27, 2011. Photographs: Murad Sezer/Reuters