Do you enjoy midday naps? Well, then, you'll be glad to know they might be beneficial for your heart! This goes according to new research published this week in a news release by the European Society of Cardiology.
The investigators looked at how an hour-long siesta at noon affected blood pressure among nearly 40 middle-aged people with high blood pressure. The result? Those who napped saw thei... ››› more
Millions of people across the country know they have high blood pressure. But millions of other are simply living with the disease and don't know it.
The thing is, high blood pressure is deadly!
It's definitely not a simple case of your blood pumping too quickly or with too much pressure through your veins. It has devastating health consequences, with one of the worst being on your heart!
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You might think the only side effects of sleep deprivation are that your brain is a bit foggy and you become clumsier, but there's a devastating effect your minimal sleep has on your heart.
In a study, researchers found participants who slept less than six hours a night have a massive 48% higher chance of dying from heart disease than those who get between seven and nine hours good quality sle... ››› more
Scientists at the Florida State University (FSU) say watermelon is an effective treatment for high blood pressure. This because the amino acids you find in them help to lower blood pressure. But that's not all they do. They also helps repair the damage high blood pressure does to your arteries. And in doing so, watermelon improves the overall health of your heart and lowers your risk of heart atta... ››› more
A study done in New York found that people with high blood pressure who do yoga have an added benefit! Because yoga focuses on the mind and the body, there's an overall bigger impact on the health of your heart that helps lower your heart rate, destress your body and, in that way, help lower your blood pressure…
Study shows that yoga lowers blood pressure by three points
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When it comes to the health of your heart, an apple doesn't keep the doctor away like an orange does! Oranges contain a large amount of vitamin C, which is great at keeping your heart in shape. And lowering your blood pressure. Here's why…
Vitamin C combats high blood pressure by keeping free radicals at bay
Because vitamin C is a strong antioxidant, it helps eliminate free radical... ››› more
There's a definite link between yoghurt, dark chocolate and bananas: They're the best foods for lowering your high blood pressure… So whether you choose to eat the three foods in a tasty dessert or you eat them alone, just make sure they're part of your diet!
There’s a dramatic effect on your blood pressure when you include these three foods in your diet
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Only a small number of vegetarians suffer from high blood pressure. Now a Japanese study has found that if you change to a vegetarian diet if you already have high blood pressure, you can lower it naturally too. Here's why you should consider changing to a vegetarian diet…
Revealed: The link between a vegetarian diet and lowering your blood pressure
Over 21,000 people took part in ... ››› more
If the top number of your blood pressure (the systolic value) is consistently over 140mmHg, your doctor may tell you that you have high blood pressure. And he'll put you on medication to lower it. But this isn't the only way for you to regain control of your health! There are natural ways you can lower your blood pressure… And they could hep you stop taking your medication all together.
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Scientists in Taiwan, say as many as 50% of all heart disease related deaths worldwide, come from high blood pressure as a precursor. So for years, researchers worldwide have been desperately trying to find a way to prevent this… And it looks like there may finally be a solution!
There’s one simple way you can control your blood pressure: Exercise
What the Taiwanese researches sa... ››› more
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