How does high blood pressure cause heart disease?

Answer High blood pressure and heart disease are indelibly linked in our culture. Both are primary health concerns, and both have specific causes and symptoms. You should be aware of what they are and how... Read More »

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Does alcohol cause high blood pressure?

On One Hand: Excessive DrinkingDr. Sheldon G. Sheps with the Mayo Clinic states that drinking large amounts of alcohol will raise blood pressure. Excessive alcohol intake is defined by The American... Read More »

Does High Blood Pressure Cause Strokes?

On One Hand: High Blood Pressure Causes StrokesHigh blood pressure is the leading cause for a stroke, according to the American Heart Association. Managing your high blood pressure is the most impo... Read More »

Does high blood pressure cause nosebleeds?

On One Hand: Nosebleeds Stem from StressIn middle-aged adults nosebleeds can stem from high blood pressure. When a person starts coughing up blood or having frequent nosebleeds they should call the... Read More »

Does ginkgo cause high blood pressure?

On One Hand: May Lower Blood PressureGinkgo biloba may lower blood pressure, according to a University of Maryland Medical Center article. According to a Farmer's Almanac article, scientists say gi... Read More »