Blood Pressure

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Doctor’s Orders: Why You Must Take That Nap Each Day

Some people might call you lazy, and your boss might get a little peeved, but you can say you’re simply doing a heart healthy exercise. CBS4’s Dr. Dave Hnida looks at a new study that finds people who nap each day have lower blood pressure and stronger hearts than people who don’t.

08/31/2015

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Is Your Yogurt As Healthy As You Think?

Last week I was snacking on yogurt when the nutritional facts caught my eye. The abundant sugar was shocking.

04/27/2015

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You Might Have It And Not Even Know It

Could that pounding headache be caused by a spike in your blood pressure? The answer is most likely no. CBS4 Medical Editor Dr. Dave Hnida looks at a new study that shows half of people with high blood pressure don’t even know it…they’re too busy waiting for symptoms.

09/04/2013

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Do High Blood Pressure Pills Cause Breast Cancer?

Millions of women take medication to control high blood pressure. Today comes a new study that says a commonly prescribed class of blood pressure drugs may increase a woman’s risk of breast cancer. Should you change medications to play it safe? CBS4 Medical Editor Dr Dave Hnida has some advice on the study

08/05/2013

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Popping A Yogurt Instead Of A Pill?

Popping a pill to lower your blood pressure? How about adding a healthy food to drop those numbers? Dr. Dave Hnida looks at new research that shows how yogurt every three days can help control or prevent high blood pressure.

09/21/2012

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