high blood pressure

Dear Doctor: I know that high blood pressure increases the risk of heart disease, stroke and more. However, is it still considered a risk factor if ...

By Ask the Doctors • July 16, 2018

Dear Doctor: I read that dementia rates are going down due to rising education levels, but I don't have a college degree. Should I be ...

By Ask the Doctors • March 29, 2018

The American College of Cardiology recently updated existing blood pressure guidelines based on findings from the 2017 Systolic Blood Pressure Intervention Trial (SPRINT). ...

By uclahealth • March 9, 2018

Glaucoma is a major cause of vision loss worldwide. It affects more than 3 million people in the United States — nearly half of ...

By uclahealth • January 24, 2018

I am a student and I am taking a class where we had to monitor our blood pressure. Mine was high so I went to ...

By Ana • January 11, 2018

"Three years ago, my wife died, and I just gave up. I didn’t want to do dialysis anymore."

By uclahealth • August 7, 2017

If you’ve been diagnosed with high blood pressure, you know the importance of limiting your salt consumption. Too much sodium can cause excess water ...

By • March 24, 2017

Seeing red? February is Women’s Heart Month, and each year women around the country wear scarlet to raise awareness of the risk heart disease ...

By uclahealth • February 22, 2017

While boxes of decadent chocolates treats, celebratory champagne and romantic high-calorie dinners may dance in your mind as a way to celebrate Valentine’s Day, ...

By • February 14, 2017

You’ve likely heard about the health issues caused by obesity. It raises your risk for heart disease and diabetes, increases your blood pressure and ...

By uclahealth • December 28, 2016