High Blood Pressure
Q. Dear Dr. Baskett: I am going to have bariatric surgery. What can I do to make sure that I will be successful after my surgery?
I suspect many of you have heard the words, “congestive heart failure” before, as they may have been applied to you, a relative or a friend.
Sitting around the table at a recent family gathering, I was surrounded by four generations of amazing women. My mother is 93. My granddaughter is 5.
Billings Clinic is launching a national campaign aimed at improving high blood pressure prevention, detection and control.
CASPER, Wyo. -- More than half of Wyoming’s adult population could be obese by 2030, with associated health care costs rising by nearly 16 percent, a new study shows.
Q. Dear Dr. Baskett: My family and friends think that I need to lose weight and are pushing me to do so. I have battled with this for so long, I am not sure I want to try again as I can’t seem to stay on a diet. Is there something wrong with me?
Almost one-third of Montana adults have been diagnosed with hypertension or told that they have high blood pressure. Fortunately, there are many ways to lower blood pressure and reduce the risk of heart disease and stroke. These include lifestyle changes, such as stopping smoking, being acti…
A summertime walk in the park with Fido counts toward one's daily constitutional. The forced exercise regimen benefits man as well as his four-legged best friend.
May is a special month for women. May 9 was National Women's Check-Up Day, and the week of May 8-14 is National Women's Health Week, which begins on Mother's Day each year. This year, women are encouraged to take steps to improve their health and lower their risk of disease. Think of it as "…
CHEYENNE, Wyo. — The Wyoming Health Department warns that high blood pressure and high cholesterol are growing problems with high impacts on the health of too many residents in the state.
For many women, there are three little words they yearn to hear — only not from their doctor and certainly not these words: “We have issues.”
Linda Emineth has incorporated more exercise into her diet after undergoing a quadruple bypass, a result of unchecked high blood pressure, in May 2010. She has also reduced her salt intake and eats more fruit. Emineth also relies on a cocktail of four blood pressure medications to help keep …