Hypertension

Is Yoga Safe?

…Body”—speaking about the very same thing. So, is yoga safe? Yoga is very powerful medicine, helping to heal everything from everyday stress to hypertension. Yet, as with any physical activity there is the potential for injury. Since the 1970’s there have been isolated reports in medical journals attesting…

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Integrative Therapy in Cardiology

…Sinatra penned Chapter 5 on metabolic cardiology, and collaborated on Chapter 11 about hypertension with Dr. Mark Houston, associate clinical professor of medicine at Vanderbilt University and director of the Hypertension Institute and Vascular Biology at Nashville's St Thomas Hospital. Dr. Devries is associate…

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Folate Reduces Blood Pressure In Women

…a higher hypertension risk than men. This risk is especially high with menopause and high blood pressure. Luckily, folate is a supplement that specifically helps women reduce blood pressure. A study published in the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) found that hypertensive women who…

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The Health Benefits of Resveratrol

…Australian study of overweight hypertensive men and post-menopausal women, researchers monitored resveratrol’s effect on the brachial artery, the major artery of the upper arm. Impaired blood flow in this vessel is linked to risk factors such as obesity and hypertension. After consuming of a highly bioactive…

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Recognizing a Respiratory Sinus Arrhythmia

…factor for sudden cardiac death that is independent of all the other usual American Heart Association heart risk factors, such as age, chronic hypertension, diabetes, smoking and so on. Electropollution and Respiratory Sinus Arrhythmia A lot of people have poor respiratory sinus arrhythmia. Medications…

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9 Ways to Reduce Blood Pressure Naturally

…several years ago, research was cited showing that people who attend church frequently, or pray regularly, have lower rates of heart disease, hypertension, and suicide. Those who prayed even lived longer than those who did not. * Rev up your activity: Exercise provides enormous mental and emotional…

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The Health Benefits of Drinking Coffee

…dependence on caffeine while still benefiting from some of its favorable psychoactive and psychological effects. Yet, if you have a cardiac arrhythmia, hypertension, anxiety or panic disorder, or if you’re trying to conceive, you’re better off switching to caffeine-free products. Other Important Factors…

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Preventing Stroke With Vitamin C

…Vannier also suggests that based on these early findings vitamin C deficiency may be as much of a risk factor for hemorrhagic stroke as obesity, hypertension and alcohol consumption. So, how much vitamin C should you take? I recommend taking 1,000 mg of vitamin C in the morning for preventing stroke,…

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Could Your Home Be A Cause For High Blood Pressure?

…Technology really drove home that wireless technology is a cause for high blood pressure. In the case study, a German man went to the hospital in a hypertensive crisis. His blood pressure quickly stabilized in the emergency room. Then, after a week in the hospital where his blood pressure normalized, he…

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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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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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