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March 13, 2020

Can Central Blood Pressure Predict Alzheimer’s and Dementia?

A recent study that reported on a comparison between central blood pressure (CBP) and brachial blood pressure (BBP) when it comes to determining cerebrovascular disease found […]
January 6, 2020

Arterial Stiffness and Alzheimer’s Disease – What’s the Link?

Alzheimer’s disease is one of the most challenging and disconcerting medical conditions known to humans. It has this distinction not because it is physically painful (although […]
December 17, 2019

What is Vascular Aging?

Consider two men, both 60 years old, but one of them looks about a decade younger than the other. Why? Many factors can be involved, ranging […]
August 18, 2019

Measuring Brachial Blood Pressure vs Central Blood Pressure and Arterial Stiffness – What Works Best?

It’s no secret: high blood pressure is currently the most reliable and strongest modifiable risk factor known to medicine for cardiovascular disease. In fact, evidence suggests […]
June 20, 2019

Understanding Uncontrolled High Blood Pressure and the Benefits of Measuring Central Blood Pressure (cBP)

If you’ve been diagnosed with high blood pressure and think you have it under control, there’s a good chance are you are wrong. In fact, according […]
June 7, 2019

What is SphygmoCor?

(Pronounced si –fig-ma-core)  SphygmoCor® is the global gold standard technology for assessing the shape of the pulse and the stiffness of the arteries at a person’s […]
May 30, 2019

How to Reduce Your Risk of Arterial Stiffness

Recently I came across several articles concerning new research on arterial stiffness. One of the latest appeared in the April issue of the American Journal of […]
May 30, 2019

Why 24-Hour Blood Pressure Control Matters

I believe it’s important to have your finger on the pulse of events and circumstances in your life, and your blood pressure is no exception. In […]
May 7, 2019

New Blood Pressure Guidelines and How To Control BP Naturally

In the weeks before Thanksgiving, the American Heart Association released new blood pressure guidelines, which significantly changed the percentage of people now classified as having high […]