Home > Medical > Hypertension > News News All sections in Hypertension » About Hypertension » Medication » Effects on the Body » Explaining Hypertension » FAQs » Health Tips » Lifestyle Changes » Living with Hypertension » Measuring BP » Hypertension News » Real-life Story » Stress, Women & Obesity » Types of Blood Pressure » Risk Factors Childhood stress linked to higher blood pressure A new US study offers more evidence that childhood experience may have health effects that echo into adulthood. Red face after drinking suggests high blood pressure If your face turns red after a few drinks, it could be a sign of added risk for alcohol-linked high blood pressure. Flaxseed may reduce blood pressure A study suggests that eating a bit of flaxseed each day may help lower high blood pressure. Quiz Am I at risk for hypertension? » Ask CyberDoc » Quiz Are you ready to quit smoking? » Subscribe Newsletters » 10 salty food culprits 10 foods with hidden fat Overweight kids risk high blood pressure A study warns that overweight and obese children have a high risk of developing high blood pressure. Childhood obesity quadruples chances of adult hypertension Obese children have a four times greater risk of high blood pressure when they reach adulthood compared to kids with normal weight, new research shows. New way to tackle high blood pressure Scientists at Bristol University experimenting with rats have found that deactivating certain nerves in the neck can effectively treat high blood pressure. Obsessing about race ups BP in blacks A study finds that being hyper-vigilant about race may account for the higher rate of hypertension in black patients. Leisure-time exercise best for blood pressure Exercising during your leisure time could help prevent high blood pressure, but being physically active at work doesn't seem to provide the same benefit. Many people unaware of high blood pressure High blood pressure, also known as hypertension, is very common and the leading cause of heart disease, but many people are unaware that they have it, a new study shows. BP readings often inaccurate, expert warns Although more accurate measures are available, South African doctors are still using out-dated equipment to measure blood pressure, an expert has warned. load more articles advertisement From our sponsors Your retirement - a healthy mindset So many people, why so alone? You can still enjoy the sweet things in life Take the sugar test, it could save your life.