High-Blood-Pressure

The Truth About the Benefits of Vitamins

…formulating supplements is because they’re some of the best weapons we have to treat cardiac conditions like angina, congestive heart failure, high blood pressure and cardiac arrhythmias. In fact, I’ve seen the lab work for thousands of people documenting their nutrient deficiencies. As those deficiencies…

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Healthy Blood Pressure: How to Help Our Kids

Years ago, high blood pressure was something adults developed as they got older. But given our modern day lifestyles—filled with fast-food based, high fat diets, and sedentary activities—record numbers of children have hypertension. As caretakers for our children during their early lives, it’s…

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Is Your Heart, or Smoking, Affecting Your Memory?

…you may be able to blame it at least partly on your heart. Researchers at the King’s College London just released new findings showing that high blood pressure, severe stroke risk factors, and smoking can impede cognitive function and memory. For their study, the researchers analyzed results from the…

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Choosing the Best Form of Magnesium

…Atherosclerosis * Chest pain * High blood pressure levels * Cardiac arrhythmias * Heart muscle disease * Hheart attack * Sudden cardiac death In fact, intravenous magnesium treatment has long been a mainstay for many cardiac emergency situations, from runaway arrhythmias and high blood pressure levels to acute heart…

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The Health Benefits of Onions

…to stave off heart disease. Plus, onions contain a very powerful antioxidant called quercetin, which has been shown to significantly reduce high blood pressure in hypertensive patients. In one study, participants took 730 mg of quercetin daily for one month, and the group averaged a solid drop of seven…

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Thanksgiving Leftovers Made Over

…recipes are not only delicious, they are also heart-healthy. In the meatloaf recipe, the low-sodium V-8 juice is a great option for those with high blood pressure levels, while the oatmeal is a critical part of any cholesterol-lowering diet. In the soup recipe, the garlic is a great natural blood thinner…

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Stroke Risk Factors—Why Younger People Are Having Strokes

…strokes (85%) are ischemic and people are developing risk factors for ischemic strokes at younger ages. These risk factors include obesity, high blood pressure, and diabetes. The other problem is that in young people stroke symptoms are often missed, delaying critical treatment. With a Stroke, Time Is…

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3 Hidden Cardiovascular Health Risks

When it comes to cardiovascular health, there are many known risk factors that we’re all aware of—like high blood pressure and obesity. But there are also many “hidden risk factors” that are lurking in our daily lives, impacting our hearts without our knowledge. Here are three that everyone should…

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When a Healthy Cholesterol Level Can Go Wrong

…cardiovascular problems and it’s influenced by other factors. It is not an absolute and independent heart risk factor in the same way that high blood pressure is. For more information about high LDL cholesterol levels and other cardiovascular problems, visit www.drsinatra.com.

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7 Reasons Why Exercise Is More Powerful than a Drug

…metabolic rate, allowing you to burn more calories even after you hit the lounge chair following your workout. 4. Prevent, and even reduce, high blood pressure. That’s because physical activity helps to lower the levels of stress hormones circulating in your blood (stress tends to constrict arteries…

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Alzheimer's Disease Prevention: Know Your Risk Factors

…then can you individualize your own approach to address as many modifiable risk factors as possible. What Are the Alzheimer's Risk Factors? * High blood pressure * Diabetes * High LDL cholesterol levels * Age * History of stroke * Head trauma Our age and genetics are factors that are not within your control…

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The Health Perks of Yoga & An Invite to Kripalu 2013

…stress hormones that can make us sick. Over the years I’ve seen yoga help numerous patients with their cardiovascular health, arrhythmias, high blood pressure, anxiety, depression, lower back problems, arthritis, and even digestion. Yoga also connects with your body’s energy systems. Its focus on…

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The Health Benefits of Saunas

…but it has taken me time to get to that temperature and duration. (In fact, my sauna even has a CD player for my “Zen” music.) Those with high blood pressure and congestive heart failure can experience the health benefits of saunas, but should do at lower temperatures and for very short time periods…

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What are ACE Inhibitor Drugs?

…vessel constrictor known to science. ACE is pathologically overactive in people with arterial disease. Used for more than 25 years to treat high blood pressure levels, ACE inhibitor drugs relax blood vessel walls, reduce energy consumption in the heart, and lower blood pressure levels. They also help…

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5 Surprising Heart Disease Risk Factors

…the cardiovascular system. They cited “degeneration and weakening of the heart muscle, fatty degeneration of the heart, low blood pressure, high blood pressure, enlargement of the heart, dilation of the aorta, and arteriosclerosis.” If you have an irritable bowel, it's important to exercise, drink…

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