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NIH-supported researchers are testing a wearable blood pressure monitor. They hope to develop a wireless version, like the one seen here, soon.
January 14, 2019

A wearable blood pressure monitor may be in our future

More and more consumers are using health monitors they can wear. These wearables make it easier for patients to track...

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David C. Goff Jr., M.D., Ph.D. is director of the division of cardiovascular sciences at NHLBI.
July 12, 2018

Updated blood pressure guidelines: Lifestyle changes are key

Nearly 86 million people in the U.S. have high blood pressure. (Blood pressure over 140/90 is traditionally defined as high blood...

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July 12, 2018

New blood pressure guidelines: What you need to know

Making sense of your blood pressure reading can be tricky, but we've broken it down to help you better...

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July 11, 2018

DASH: Eat your way to lower blood pressure

What is DASH? DASH stands for Dietary Approaches to Stop Hypertension. This eating plan is based on research studies sponsored...

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