You may be surprised at the headline of this article because high blood pressure doesn't present any symptoms.
Most people with hypertension have no idea their blood pressure is high until they have a medical checkup that reveals this deadly condition.
Those are the lucky ones.
Some people only learn that they had high blood pressure after they've had a stroke or heart attack… IF they ... ››› more
The Clinton Global Initiative's 10th annual meeting took place in New York this week. And a Kenyan doctor along with other health professions reveal the latest stats on health status in Africa.
He revealed that aid only pours in from all over the world to fight infectious diseases like Ebola, malaria and HIV/AIDs. Non-communicable diseases take the backseat and patients suffer because of it.
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Researchers recently discovered that older women who eat potassium-rich foods could be at lower their stroke risk and increase their life expectancy.
Read on to find out…
Here’s how potassium helps lower your blood pressure
Potassium helps the body maintain normal water balance between cells and body fluids. And, this, in turn, helps regulate high blood pressure.
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At a recent medical conference in Washington D.C, professionals discussed the overall benefits of eating yoghurt.
It's been clear for years that eating yoghurt containing live, active cultures like probiotics is an essential part of good gut health. Because of the probiotics, it helps the good bacteria in your gut flourish and they protect you from digestive issues. But studies show that the ... ››› more
Living with elevated blood pressure might not make you feel any different, but what it's doing to your health will cause your body to deteriorate with time. This means you're likely to suffer from a variety of different ailments that can affect your good health in the future.
So instead of simply letting your elevated blood pressure ruin your health, make the necessary changes in your life to... ››› more
According to new research done at the Tufts University in Massachusetts, people who eat yoghurt are healthier than those who don't.
You know that eating yoghurt containing live, active probiotic cultures is great for your gut health and it prevents development of digestive issues. But did you know it plays a role in your heart health too?
The researchers checked their 2,000 participants f... ››› more
If you're carrying too much extra weight, your health is going to suffer.
It's a fact and, if you choose to lose weight, you can protect your health and prevent at least five chronic diseases from robbing you of your future health.
And it's because fat tissue has a life of its own, causing all sorts of trouble to take place in your system.
So keep reading to find out which one of th... ››› more
You know that smoking, carrying extra weight and eating badly can all cause heart problems, but there are a handful of symptoms you may be experiencing that you don't connect to your heart.
That's why we're revealing three typical symptoms men might suffer from and how they're related to heart problems.
So read on and take note of your heart health…
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So you have elevated blood pressure and your doctor has told you to cut back on your salt intake.
It seems easy enough to do at first, but when you take that first mouthful of bland, unsalted food you physically need to stop yourself from spitting it out.
Now what? How do you go from eating salted foods all your life to eating the bare minimum of salt every day?
We'll tell you how!
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If you suffer from elevated blood pressure you're probably under the impression that the norm is 120/80.
In fact, this is what a textbook blood pressure is. There are very few people who walk around with this “perfect blood pressure”. In truth, it's only a guideline of a normal pressure. So aiming for this might be fairly impossible.
But it might not be necessary either, says new rese... ››› more
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