Articles relating to 'blood pressure'
Common ingredient is worse than salt for blood pressure

Hidden food ingredient that is raising your blood pressureWhether you’ve been diagnosed with high blood pressure or told you’re at risk of developing the same, you’ve likely been advised to limit your sodium intake. But new research shows that sugar – particularly the kind found in processed foods – is more closely linked to high blood pressure than salt.

How much sugar are you eating?

A … Read More

Sitting like this is bad for your heart

heart, blood pressureYou eat fairly healthy, you exercise and you even get ample amount of sleep most nights. But chances are that you’ve got a daily habit that isn’t doing your body any favors – and you don’t even know it.

Are you sitting down for this?

Crossing your legs is hurting your heart.

More specifically, sitting with your legs … Read More

Why where you live could be destroying your heart

 blood pressure, preventionWe all have little pet peeves and annoyances that irritate us to no end. If you’re anything like me, you’re likely to notice the fast pace and noise of highways.

It can make an already-existent headache a lot worse. And imagine how bad it can get if you live close to a congested artery.

However, the noise … Read More

Mayo Clinic discovers missing link to blood pressure problems

blood pressure, weight

Are your pants getting a little tight these days? Extra weight can be cause for concern, I’m sure you realize, but…

Even five pounds can make a difference to your health.

Those small fluctuations in weight could be doing you harm. So before you brush off that snug waistband, you should know that a small increase in weight … Read More

Why the next few months are critical for your heart

blood pressure, heartI’ve started taking lukewarm showers in the morning, instead of my usual steamy 20 minutes of utter surrender and relaxation. You don’t need a lot of time, if you’re quick about it, to lather up and condition your hair.

A friend of mine says he never has a hot shower because it dries out his skin. And when … Read More

Disease-fighting power of this humble vegetable…

blood pressure, diabetesAlthough fall means the days will get cooler and shorter, those harvest vegetables are now in season – and they have so many health benefits to offer.

One vegetable, in particular, packs a punch when it comes to providing you with your daily intake of vitamins and keeping you healthy right through the winter. This superstar food is … Read More

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