Tag Archives: Blood Pressure
Everyone is worried about some health ailment nowadays, and it’s often high blood pressure that’s on people’s minds. People who are sedentary tend to have higher blood pressure than their active counterparts. With that said, it’s safe to assume that… Read More
Mean arterial pressure, or MAP, is something that tells a doctor how well the body is processing oxygenated blood that is delivered to the tissues and organs. It is used to explain average blood pressure in a person during a… Read More
What if lowering your blood pressure was super-delicious? Well, it could be! In fact, it could be as easy as blending the right fruits into a smoothie!
High blood pressure is a reading over 140/90 mm Hg, but even if… Read More
In recognition of World Cancer Day—taking place on February 4, 2017—Bel Marra Health has put together a roundup of articles featuring information on colorectal cancer and prostate cancer, as well as how these diseases relate to and are affected by… Read More
The American Heart Association’s journal, Circulation, has asserted that the timing and planning of meals could impact your heart health. Habits including eating breakfast and planning when you will eat your meals and snacks are associated with healthier diets, … Read More
Researchers at Johns Hopkins University have found that treatment for patients whose blood pressure falls in the gray zone can be personalized through the use of CT scans. The gray zone describes blood pressure levels that are just above normal,… Read More
Research from the University of California, Irvine has shown that regular electroacupuncture treatments may help to lower high blood pressure, or hypertension. This acupuncture treatment works by increasing the number of opioids known as enkephalins released in the area of… Read More
A recent study conducted by Purdue University is reporting that consuming red meat does not affect short-term cardiovascular disease risk factors like high blood pressure and high cholesterol.
The study reviewed and analyzed 24 research articles meeting specific criteria that… Read More
Elevated systolic blood pressure (SBP) rate is rising globally, along with associated deaths, according to research findings. The analysis involving 8.7 million participants found substantial increases in elevated systolic blood pressure between 1990 and 2015.
Systolic blood pressure of at… Read More
Over 400,000 American women suffer from stroke every year. Some people may be surprised to hear that this number is about 55,000 more than men.
Recent surveys suggest that a significant number of women don’t know the primary symptoms of… Read More
The drug fenofibrate has shown promise to reduce the risk of heart disease among some type 2 diabetes patients. More specifically, fenofibrate was shown to be effective in those diabetics who had high triglyceride levels and low HDL (good) cholesterol… Read More
Researchers found that combining a common drug for diabetes and a high blood pressure medication could possibly treat cancer. The researchers reported that this drug combination helped target specific cancer cells. One of the drugs is metformin, which is commonly… Read More
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