High Blood Pressure
As temperatures plummet, your risk of health problems skyrocket, including some issues you might not ordinarily associate with a plunging thermometer. CBS4 Medical Editor Dr. Dave Hnida takes a look at the “Frozen Five” — five health problems that go hand-in-hand with a visit from this unusual early blast of winter.
Let’s face it. We all like the idea of the “empowered” patient. But a new study may take some of the steam from that empowerment. CBS4 Medical Editor Dr. Dave Hnida has advice on a new study that looks at the home blood pressure cuffs.
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.
Pregnancy and exhaustion seem to go together, but being overly fatigued can signal a bigger problem for a mother and her baby.
An experimental drug boosted good cholesterol so high and dropped bad cholesterol so low in a study that doctors were stunned and voiced renewed hopes for an entirely new way of preventing heart attacks and strokes.