Alzheimer's Disease Prevention: Know Your Risk Factors

…-law's mental status had changed so abruptly that we needed to hospitalize her to rule out a stroke or low heart rate. While she was surprisingly hypertensive on admission and her heart rate low enough to validate a pacemaker, her failing memory has yet to improve since she's been discharged home again…

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Causes for High Blood Pressure in the Morning

…should get a baseline stress test by the time they are age 50, just to check and have something to compare to in the future. For healthy, non-hypertensive people, walking around can reduce the diastolic blood pressure. For those with psychological stress, walking can also reduce systolic blood pressure…

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The Health Benefits of Onions

…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 systolic points…

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