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  • Hypotension: Low Blood Pressure in Elderly Adults When it comes to blood pressure, especially for our elderly loved ones, we usually only worry about blood pressure being too high. But low blood pressure in the elderly can be just as dangerous, and it is worth being aware of the symptoms and risks to keep an eye out for ... Continue Reading
  • Can High Blood Pressure Cause Memory Loss? Nearly half of Americans have high blood pressure, which is when the force of blood flowing through your blood vessels is too high. Since we need blood to flow to our brains, one may wonder how high blood pressure affects your cognitive abilities. Does high blood pressure ... Continue Reading
  • Home Care After Heart Attack in Elderly Adults Heart attacks occur when there’s a reduction or blockage in blood flow to the heart. In the United States, someone has a heart attack every 40 seconds. With that number in mind, it’s important to take the utmost care. In this post, we will review what you need to know about ... Continue Reading
  • Normal Heart Rate for Elderly Adults A normal heart rate for seniors is between 60 and 100 beats per minute. However, the resting heart rate for seniors can differ from their heart rate with regular exercise. To determine the target elderly heart rate, you will want to take the maximum heart rate for seniors ... Continue Reading
  • What are the New Blood Pressure Guidelines for Seniors? Blood pressure guidelines aren’t something that change at regular intervals; they’re only adjusted when sufficient evidence suggests change is warranted. The latest adjustment occurred in 2017 when leading institutions like the American Heart Association altered their ... Continue Reading
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