Aspirin

Menopause and High Blood Pressure

…Medicine’s ongoing Nurses’ Health Study concluded that women are at increased risk for high blood pressure levels if they take daily doses of non-aspirin painkillers such as extra-strength acetaminophen and ibuprofen. * Add foods that reduce high blood pressure to your diet. If you’re worried about…

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Season Your Way to Better Heart Health

…onions, but the live enzymes in raw onions make the vegetable more potent. 5. Turmeric — This bright yellow Indian spice thins your blood with aspirin-like effectiveness. 6. Black Pepper — Black pepper contains bioperine, which enhances your body's ability to absorb many vitamins and minerals. 7…

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Grief Can Increase Your Heart Attack Risk

…first time * Consider Rx help: Medical intervention can help if coping seems overwhelming. You may need short term intervention with beta blockers, aspirin, and/or antidepressant medication if you are at high risk for CVD * Moving forward: Ruminating about your loss is understandable when it’s just happened…

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5 Easy, Natural Cures for the Health Hazards of Summer

…efforts you get sunburned, you can sooth it with gel from the Aloe Vera plant. Aloe contains amino acids, vitamins, minerals, and salicylate (an aspirin-like substance) to help reduce inflammation, pain, and blistering. * Bruises. Take three to five pellets of the homeopathic remedy Arnica montana,…

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Eat Garlic to Reduce Blood Pressure

…Disease Clinical research has determined that garlic inhibits platelet aggregation (stickiness and clumping), which helps thin the blood much like aspirin or thrombolytic drugs do. In a double-blind research study, patients given garlic demonstrated thinner, more slippery blood when compared to matched…

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Check Your Fibrinogen Levels to Reduce Your Heart Risk

…course, adhere to a healthy cardiovascular nutrition program to keep your fibrinogen level at a healthy level. Caution: If you are taking Coumadin, aspirin, Plavix or any combination of these blood-thinning agents, you should not take nattokinase or garlic because you could thin your blood too much. Now…

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Just Hands CPR Technique Is Saving Lives

…better way to go. Now it’s your turn: Have you learned traditional CPR or the "just hands" CPR technique? You May Also Be Interested In * Could Aspirin Help a Heart Attack Victim? * Why Heart Attack Risk Factors Rise on Mondays

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