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Stress can keep folks from exercising or eating well, contributing to cardiovascular disease.
High blood pressure, which disproportionately affects Black and Latino people, can lead to heart attacks, strokes and kidney damage.
Certain drugs in this class may increase the likelihood of diabetes and hypertension, but cardiovascular risk factors can be managed.
Anemia and hypertension during pregnancy increased risk for severe birth complications in non-white populations.
The American Heart Association is placing blood pressure kiosks in underserved California communities to encourage testing.
Family history can help doctors identify preventive care for conditions such as diabetes or heart disease.
Chronic stress can lead to poor cardiovascular health, including high blood pressure and inflammation.
The American Heart Association’s initiative emphasizes the importance of maintaining cardiovascular health during pregnancy.
The American Cancer Society stresses prevention to help lower the chance of heart disease for people with cancer.
North American survey finds 76% have impaired physical, mental, sexual or overall health.
However, this does not explain the higher risk for dementia among Latinos.
Frequent clinic visits allowed for more accurate medication adjustments and health check-ins.
Those with both conditions were more susceptible to brain changes such as those seen in Alzheimer’s disease.
Latinas who consumed more solid fats, grains and cheese were more likely to develop high blood pressure during pregnancy.
Drug therapy for pregnancy hypertension helps prevent health complications for both women and their children.
People with hypertension who regularly ate yogurt saw a dip in blood pressure compared to those without the illness who consumed the food.
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