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Consuming Grilled Meat Regularly Might Increase Blood Pressure

Monday, March 19th, 2018

According to a new study, regularly eating grilled meat might not be healthy. In this study, the researchers noted that people who ate grilled meat or fish regularly were more likely to have hypertension or high blood pressure than others. High blood pressure is often referred as the silent killer because it doesn’t have any […]

Fruits & Veggies Cannot Offset Blood Pressure Increasing Effects of Too Much Salt

Wednesday, March 7th, 2018

Is it possible to offset high intake of salt by eating lots of vegetables and fruits? The answer is no, according to a new study. It is no secret that high intake of salt significantly increases the risk of developing high blood pressure (also known as hypertension). In this condition the pressure in the blood […]

Potassium is no less important than sodium for controlling blood pressure

Thursday, April 6th, 2017

High sodium consumption is a crucial dietary factor for hypertension or high blood pressure. However, new research suggests potassium intake is just as important. Hypertension is referred by health experts across the world as a silent killer, because it has no obvious signs that indicate something’s amiss. Nearly one billion people in the world have […]

Yoga is Good for Blood Pressure

Sunday, December 11th, 2016

It is estimated about 30 percent of people in the U.S. have prehypertension. A recently-concluded study reveals that doing yoga for an hour daily lowers blood pressure. The study also claimed that regular yoga might also minimize the risk of developing hypertension in people with prehypertension. According to data available, no fewer than 75 million […]

Acupuncture Reduced Blood Pressure, A New Study Finds

Monday, October 31st, 2016

Can acupuncture be used for treating clinical hypertension? A new study says yes, it can. This is the first study to show the changes electroacupuncture produces at the molecular levels to reduce blood pressure in patients diagnosed with high blood pressure. The researchers found that electroacupuncture increases the activity of a specific opioid that regulates […]

High Blood Pressure in Middle Years Linked to Cognitive Decline

Monday, October 10th, 2016

Having high blood pressure or hypertension, particularly in middle age, puts you at a greater risk of cognitive deficit in later years, according to a new study. Hypertension is a common health problem in the US. It is estimated that no fewer than 75 million adults suffer from it. People with high blood pressure have […]

Preterm birth Increases the Risk of High Blood Pressure and Heart Disease Later in Life

Saturday, September 17th, 2016

Children born prematurely have high blood pressure and smaller than normal kidneys in adulthood, according to a recent research. The researchers found that although the classical risk factors for cardiovascular disease might be absent in adults who were born preterm, they have a greater risk of high blood pressure as well as insulin resistance. For […]

Coffee might complicate diagnosis and treatment of blood pressure

Tuesday, September 6th, 2016

Drinking a cup of coffee 48 hours before your blood pressure test is not a good idea, because caffeine can cause an increase in your blood pressure, which can last for many hours, according to a new study. The same study suggests that in occasional coffee drinkers, caffeine can decrease the efficacy of drugs that […]

Magnesium is Beneficial for High Blood Pressure Patients, A New Study Claims

Sunday, July 17th, 2016

High blood pressure is a huge health concern worldwide. In the US, almost one-third of adult population has high blood pressure. Making the matter worse is the fact that only half of the people having high blood pressure in the US have their condition under control. According to a new study, magnesium can help keep […]

Consuming Fresh Fruits Daily Might Reduce Risk of Cardiovascular Death

Monday, April 4th, 2016

Fresh fruits are good for health. Time and again, studies have proven this. Latest research suggests that eating fresh fruit every day augurs well for heart health as well. Researchers have found that people who eat fresh fruits on a daily basis have a lower risk of stroke, heart attack, and death because of a […]

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