What Causes High Blood Pressure?

High blood pressure, or hypertension, afflicts at least 75 million Americans, according to the Centers for Disease Control. It’s a condition that can have widespread effects on the body, and as of 2013, costs the nation $52 billion per year in healthcare and workforce costs. What causes high blood pressure, and why is it so […]

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Running to Lower Your Blood Pressure

Running can improve your blood pressure. Dr. N. Michael Baddar, Medical Director for In and Out Express Care, once told me “the lower your blood pressure, the longer you will live.” This was the first time I had heard this and I was intrigued. Being physically inactive is linked to high blood pressure. Persistent high […]

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