WEDNESDAY, April 26, 2017 -- The surge from energy drinks can cause unhealthy changes in your heart rhythm and blood pressure that don't occur with other caffeinated beverages, a small new trial suggests.
The blend of caffeine, sugar and herbal stimulants contained in energy drinks may causes changes in the heart's electrical system that can promote an abnormal and potentially dangerous heart rhythm, the researchers found.
THURSDAY, April 6, 2017 -- High blood pressure and high cholesterol are known risk factors for heart attacks and strokes, but it's unclear who needs medication to help manage these conditions, a new report suggests.
According to a new Consumer Reports review, patients should consider these factors when deciding whether to take medications:
TUESDAY, April 18, 2017 -- Having high blood pressure makes you more likely to have heart disease or a stroke. But because high blood pressure doesn't usually cause warning symptoms, you could be at risk without even knowing it.
That's why it's important to have your blood pressure checked regularly by a healthcare professional.