April 21, 2023

FDA Grants 510(k) Clearance for the CONNEQT Pulse, a World-First Vascular Biometric Health Monitor

In a significant development in the fight against hypertension and vascular disease, the United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) on Friday granted 510(k) clearance for […]
April 14, 2023

What Are the Vascular Effects of Blueberries?

An apple a day may keep the doctor away. But when it comes to the smooth functioning of the vascular system, a cup of blueberries might […]
March 11, 2023

How Cardiovascular Health Impacts Covid Outcomes

On the third anniversary of the WHO’s declaration of global pandemic, we explore the relationship between high blood pressure and the risk of serious illness and […]
March 1, 2023

The Connection Between Sleep and High Blood Pressure

BY AMY SYNNOTT In recognition of Sleep Awareness month, we wanted to cast the spotlight on an important but often overlooked medical fact: Quality slumber has […]
February 16, 2023

Why Chronic Inflammation May Be Your Heart’s Worst Enemy

In honor of Heart Health Awareness month, we are casting a spotlight on chronic inflammation, an invisible immune response that can quietly—yet systematically— wreak havoc on […]
January 13, 2023

Understanding Vascular Biomarkers: What is Pulse Pressure?

BY AMY SYNNOTT The maximum pressure of the heart when beating is known as systolic pressure. Between heartbeats, when the heart relaxes, the pressure is known […]
January 13, 2023

What is Subendocardial Viability Ratio (SEVR)?

Subendocardial viability ratio [SEVR] is a measure of the health of the subendocardium—the innermost layer of the heart muscle—relative to outer layers. It is calculated as […]
January 9, 2023

Understanding Vascular Biomarkers: What Is Augmentation Index?

BY AMY SYNNOTT An indirect measure of arterial stiffness that increases with age, your augmentation index reflects the burden your stiff arteries place on the heart. […]
January 9, 2023

What Your Heart Rate Is Trying to Tell You About Your Health

BY AMY SYNNOTT A rapid heart rate can be triggered by exercise, fear, anxiety, stress, anger, and yes—the poets don’t lie—even love. However, a consistently high […]
December 27, 2022

Does High Blood Pressure Cause Erectile Dysfunction?

Spoiler alert: Yes. Experts say erectile dysfunction is often an early warning sign of subclinical cardiovascular disease. Here’s what you need to know.  Safeguarding your vascular […]
December 21, 2022

Can Stress Increase the Risk of Hypertension?

BY AMY SYNNOTT Most people are familiar with the standard medical advice given to improve cardiovascular health: Eat well, exercise daily, cut down on sodium, don’t […]
December 21, 2022

The Link Between High Blood Pressure and Alzheimer’s Disease

BY AMY SYNNOTT Research shows vascular health plays a strong role in cognitive decline. Here’s everything you need to know. More than six million Americans suffer […]
December 21, 2022

The Best Exercises to Reduce Hypertension

BY MARTICA HEANER When performed regularly, even low impact aerobic exercises can be beneficial for heart health.   Globally, the number of adults suffering from high blood […]
December 21, 2022

17 Cardiovascular Superfoods in 2023

BY AMY SYNNOTT Packed with fiber, antioxidants, phytonutrients, and healthy fats, these nutritional powerhouses can help lower blood pressure, and reduce your risk of heart attack, […]
December 21, 2022

Nine Natural Ways To Lower High Blood Pressure

BY AMY SYNNOTT A low-sodium diet, regular exercise and other heart-healthy lifestyle changes can dramatically improve blood pressure, lowering your risk of heart attack and stroke. […]
December 21, 2022

How To Accurately Measure Blood Pressure at Home

BY AMY SYNNOTT New at home devices can help you take control of your own blood pressure, one of the most vital health metrics available. Here’s […]
December 21, 2022

What is Arterial Stiffness? A Complete Overview

Studies show rigid arteries are closely associated with the development of cardiovascular disease, type 2 diabetes, Alzheimer’s, and a suite of other chronic diseases. Here's how digital vascular biomarkers can help detect this dangerous early warning sign.
December 21, 2022

What is Central Blood Pressure? A Complete Overview

In the United States, one person dies every 40 seconds from cardiovascular disease, according to the CDC. And the problem is just getting worse: Between 2005-2018, […]
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