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Olmetec Drug Information

Friday, November 2nd, 2018

Olmetec is a blood pressure drug prescribed to patients suffering from hypertension. When used regularly, the medication can help decrease blood pressure and reduce the risk of kidney problems, heart attack, and stroke. The active substance in Olmetec – olmesartan – improves the blood flow by relaxing the blood vessels.

Nebilet Drug Information

Thursday, November 1st, 2018

Nebilet is a medication used in patients with high blood pressure and hypertension. When taken regularly, Nebilet helps maintain healthy blood pressure levels and helps to reduce the risk of heart attack, kidney problems, and stroke.

Widely-Used Painkiller Linked to Increased Cardiovascular Event Risk

Wednesday, September 5th, 2018

A new study reveals that diclofenac, a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug that’s more widely used than other such drugs, increases the risk of major cardiovascular events. Non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (also called NSAIDs) are used to relive pain. Millions of people in the U.S. take them each year. Conditions for which these drugs are frequently taken are […]

Distress Increases Risk of Stroke & Heart Attack

Sunday, August 26th, 2018

In past few years, several studies have shown that mental health impacts the risk of a developing cardiovascular health problem. A new study confirms yet again that there’s a strong correlation between mental health and heart health. In this study, the researchers noticed that people who had high or extremely high psychological stress because of […]

Increasing Physical Activity Levels In Middle-Age Decreases Heart Failure Risk

Friday, June 8th, 2018

There’s some good news for middle-aged individuals who at present are living a sedentary lifestyle. According to a new study, they can lower their chances of experiencing heart failure in old age by increasing their physical activity levels. In this new study, the researchers found that by increasing exercise levels over a period of 6 […]

A Green Tea Compound Might Help Protect Against Atherosclerosis

Friday, June 1st, 2018

One of the biggest risk factors for stroke and coronary artery disease is atherosclerosis, a condition marked by plaque buildup in arteries. The reason why atherosclerosis is so dangerous is because in this condition the arteries becomes less flexible and narrower, and as a result of which the blood flow is restricted. Now a new […]

Except Folic Acid, Other Supplements Don’t Reduce Cardiovascular Disease Risk

Tuesday, May 29th, 2018

According to a recent review, majority of health supplements fail to provide any protection against cardiovascular disease. However, the same research concludes that folic acid might offer protection against stroke. Health supplements are very common. A large number of people use one or more health supplements. Supplements are recommended when we are unable to get […]

Cruciferous Vegetables Might Help Reduce Risk of Heart Attack and Stroke

Friday, April 6th, 2018

In a recently-published study, the researchers suggest that higher consumption of vegetables, particularly cruciferous vegetables like cabbage, broccoli, cauliflower, and Brussels sprouts, might help lower the risk of atherosclerosis, which is an important risk factor of stroke and heart attack. Eating more vegetables is a good dietary practice. This has been proven time and again. […]

Three or More cups of Coffee Daily Reduces Atherosclerosis Risk

Friday, March 30th, 2018

Many of us can’t go through a day without coffee—and that’s good for us. A new study finds people who drink 3 or more cups of coffee everyday are less likely to have atherosclerosis, a condition that increases the risk of heart disease significantly. This is not the first study to herald coffee as beneficial. […]

Pecan Nuts Might Help Protect Heart Health

Thursday, March 29th, 2018

Do you consume pecan nuts regularly? If so, it’s good for you. Besides being delicious, pecan nuts, according to a new study, might help lower the risk of heart disease. More and more people today are suffering from diet-related conditions, such as diabetes. Obesity, too, is on the rise. Both obesity and diabetes are a […]

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