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BPBeyond Petroleum (formerly British Petroleum)
BPBlood Pressure (medical)
BPBoiling Point
BPBarometric Pressure
BPBasis Point (finance; 0.01%)
BPBlocking Probability (telephony)
BPBritish Petroleum (oil company)
BPBackpack (gaming)
BPBack Pack
BPBrown Pride
BPBinding Protein
BPBorder Patrol (US)
BPBishop
BPBudapest (Hungary)
BPBiophysics (various organizations)
BPBase Pair (nucleic acids)
BPBusiness Plan
BPBusiness Partner
BPBrad Pitt (actor)
BPBlock Party
BPBattery Pack
BPOur Party (Turkish Cypriot Area)
BPBypass
BPBits and Pieces
BPBipolar Disorder
BPBlueprint
BPBritish Pound
BPBusiness Park
BPBest Practice
BPBaptized
BPBullet Proof
BPBench Press (fitness)
BPSolomon Islands
BPBuying Power (finance)
BPBlack Power
BPBall Python (herpetoculture)
BPBeautiful People
BPBaden-Powell (founder of the boy scout movement)
BPBusiness Professional
BPBoard Policy
BPBeer Pong
BPBanque Populaire (French bank)
BPBase Plate
BPBelief Propagation (decoding)
BPBullpen (baseball)
BPBalance of Payments
BPBirthplace
BPBack Propagation
BPBatting Practice
BPBandpass
BPBachelor Party
BPBoat People (people escaping Vietnam by boat after 1975)
BPBack Pocket (Australian football position)
BPBoston Pizza (Canada)
BPBanco de Portugal (Portuguese Central Bank)
BPBlack Powder
BPBenzo(a)pyrene (hydrocarbon)
BPBack Pressure
BPBusiness Practice
BPBagpipe
BPBryant Park (New York)
BPBaseball Prospectus
BPBusiness and Professional
BPBlack Panthers
BPBrad Paisley (country music artist)
BPBreakpoint
BPBlack Pearl
BPBorderline Personality
BPBoilerplate
BPBatch Processing
BPBad Publicity
BPBlue Peter (UK TV show)
BPBaptist Press
BPBharat Petroleum
BPBoîte Postale (French: Postal Box)
BPBrowse Product
BPBack Projection
BPBarber Pole
BPBase Point
BPBig Planet (national ISP)
BPBlackplanet.com
BPBand Practice
BPBacterial Production
BPBase Power (gaming)
BPBreastplate (armor)
BPBefore Present
BPBullpup (weapon)
BPBande Passante (French: Bandwidth)
BPBell's Palsy (aka Acute Idiopathic Facial Palsy)
BPBasso Profundo (music)
BPBolivar Peninsula (near Galveston Island, TX, USA)
BPBritish Pharmacopoeia (medicinal standards collection; UK)
BPBlister Pack
BPBorland Pascal (successor to Borland Turbo Pascal)
BPBuilding Partnerships
BPBudget Project
BPBackup Path
BPBeyond Pesticides
BPBullous Pemphigoid (skin disease)
BPBallet Philippines
BPBundespolizei (German: federal police)
BPBase Page
BPBanque Paribas
BPBasement Party
BPBase Pointer
BPBattle Planning
BPBaseline Plan
BPBig Pun (rapper)
BPBayernpartei (German Party)
BPBinging/Purging
BPBrass Plum (company/division of Nordstrom)
BPBuild Plan
BPBlowpipe (old anti-aircraft weapon)
BPBinding Post
BPBearing Point
BPBundespost (German postal service)
BPBooster Pump
BPBudget Program
BPBritish Patent
BPBackward Process
BPBest Papers
BPBlack Plate (steel)
BPBrake Power
BPBill of Particulars
BPBenny Parsons (former Nascar Driver)
BPBurst Pressure
BPBuilding Paper (construction)
BPBollard Pull
BPBadge Points (gaming)
BPBill Period
BPBattle Position
BPBehavioral Psychologist
BPBubble Project
BPBatas Pambansa (National Law, Philippines)
BPBowel Program (medical)
BPBillposter
BPBanjo Pilot (game)
BPBrilliant Pebbles
BPBoundary Point
BPBad Payer
BPBritish Primary (school)
BPBlocking Position
BPBills Payable
BPBiological Processing
BPBrutal Planet (music album)
BPBillpoint (payment method)
BPBandwidth Protection
BPBrioche Pasquier (French baked goods company)
BPBootstrap Probability
BPBloque Popular (Spanish: Popular Bloc, Honduras)
BPBoost Pump
BPBooklet Pane (philately)
BPBlade Pro
BPBuddyProfile (AIM chat)
BPBoogiepop Phantom (anime)
BPBeginning Period
BPBuried Penis
BPBoundary Post (UK maps)
BPBronze Point (bullet type)
BPBritish Pathé
BPBermuda Plan (accommodation)
BPBlood Point (RPG Vampire the Masquerade, produced by White-Wolf)
BPAir Botswana Corporation (IATA airline code)
BPBow Pulpit (nautical measure)
BPZwart Buskruit (propellant)
BPBlock Parity
BPBreak-Up Point
BPBonum Publicum (Latin: the Public Good)
BPBeef Palace (National Western Stock Show, Denver, CO)
BPBilling Percentage
BPBattlefield Position
BPBreaching Point
BPBonding Protocol (ISDN)
BPBrown-Proschan (repair model)
BPBorrowed Personnel
BPBase/Basic Pay
BPBatch Prep (program utility)
BPBinary Phoenix (website)
BPBucket Processing (image processing)
BPBekleder-Parachutepakker
BPBuginesia Program
BPBaloola Palooza (entertainment news website)
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(for South Dakota) to remind them that "s" comes first for systolic, and "d" comes second for diastolic when measuring blood pressure.
In the study published in the journal of JAMA, researchers found that those people with the high blood pressure condition hypertension during middle age and during late life were 49 per cent more likely to develop dementia than those with normal blood pressure at both times.
The research involved more than 36 million blood pressure readings from 1.3 million people.
And the only way to find out if your blood pressure is high is to get it checked.
As expected, the study showed that lowering blood pressure decreased the risk of death.But the risk increased again unexpectedly as the diastolic blood pressure (the second number, which is the pressure as the heart relaxes) fell below 85 millimetres' of mercury, a pattern the study authors described as a "J-curve.
High blood pressure, or hypertension, affects about half of American adults, estimates the American College of Cardiology.
"Midday sleep appears to lower blood pressure levels at the same magnitude as other lifestyle changes.
It's important to take your blood pressure correctly, so you get accurate readings.
This research is timely because late last year the American Heart Association and the American College of Cardiology lowered its definition of blood pressure from a systolic blood pressure of at least 140 to a systolic of at least 130, said the study's lead author John J.
He added, 'We researched whether blood pressure in later life was associated with signs of brain aging that include plaques and tangles linked to Alzheimer's disease, and brain lesions called infarcts, areas of dead tissue caused by a blockage of the blood supply, which can increase with age, often go undetected and can lead to stroke.' Healthy blood pressure is less than 120/80 millimetres of mercury (mmHg).
And now, new research has identified a possible link between high blood pressure and brain disease, as well as Alzheimer's disease.
High blood pressure usually does not cause symptoms but long-term high blood