High blood pressure is a risk factor for heart attack so your doctor may respond with a sense of urgency in lowering your blood pressure.
But it's as important to make sure your blood pressure reading is accurate to warrant medication, given possible side-effects including erectile dysfunction, dizziness, diarrhoea or constipation, anxiousness and more... Tips to improve the accuracy of your bl... ››› more
Wondering what good bacteria could do for you?
Scientists have recently discovered that getting the right balance of bacteria in your gut could transform your health and prevent disease.
The healthy bacteria to focus on is called Akkermansia muciniphila and it lives in lining of your gut.
The problem is, if you have signs of a metabolic disorder, like obesity, high cholesterol, high blood... ››› more
If you've been following a low-fat diet but continue to have elevated total cholesterol and triglyceride levels, it's probably the result of excess insulin in the liver.
High blood pressure can be attributed to excess insulin that causes the kidneys to retain more sodium and the adrenals to secrete too much adrenaline.
Keep reading to find out why you're struggling to lose weight too... Why ... ››› more
If you form part of the one in three people who suffer from high blood pressure, you could benefit from these seven foods - which just happen to be yummy too!
Keeping your blood pressure under control is important for your heart health - and doing it naturally allows you to side-step the adverse side-effects that come with prescription drugs. 7 delicious ways to help lower your blood pressure.... ››› more
If you're having a tough time controlling your high blood pressure, this little secret is going to brighten up your day - AND lower your blood pressure - naturally!
Millions of people suffer with high blood pressure. And many are taking potentially harmful diuretics, beta blockers and ACE inhibitors to manage this potentially lethal condition…
If this describes you, it's time you learned ... ››› more
Hydrochlorothiazide is a drug prescribed for blood pressure, diabetes, water retention and osteoporosis. Some of it's common names include HydroDIURIL, Microzide, Esidrix, Oretic, Amturnide, Tekturna HCT, Moduretic, Tribenzor, Exforge HCT, Lotensin HCT and Ziac.
Find out more... Study shows hydrochlorothiazide can increase the risk of skin cancer
From 2004 to 2015 Danish researchers looked a... ››› more
High blood pressure, otherwise known as hypertension, isn't uncommon. In fact, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention predicts that the condition affects one in three Americans. But here's the thing: Many people who have high blood pressure don't even know it.
While the exact causes of high blood pressure are even puzzling to some doctors, one thing we do know is that several factors pl... ››› more
According to a new study presented at the annual meeting of the Cardiological Society of India in Kochi, India, yoga can help lower blood pressure in people who are at risk for developing hypertension.
“Patients with pre-hypertension slightly elevated blood pressure are likely to develop hypertension high blood pressure unless they improve their lifestyle,” said Dr Ashutosh Angrish, a cardi... ››› more
Unhealthy heart, unhealthy brain?
It's something you'd never guess, but a new study by researchers at the Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore in the USA have found that heart disease is a risk factor for dementia.
According to the study, middle-aged men and women who are at risk for heart disease also face a higher chance of dementia later in life.
The researchers reported that risk fa... ››› more
If you're anything like me, stress is something you encounter every day of your life. Oh, you too? Well, don't worry - we aren't the only ones. In fact, stress plays a huge role in the lives of majority of people on this planet.
Somehow, we seem to get through each day even with crazy levels of chronic stress bearing down on our shoulders. But, at times, going from day to day with such high str... ››› more
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