Social isolation during coronavirus pandemic tied to higher rates of high blood pressure among patients

Social isolation due to pandemic-related restrictions have been linked to an increase in high blood pressure among patients rushed to the emergency room, according to a recent study presented at the 46th Argentine Congress of Cardiology. Led by Matias Fosco of the Favaloro Foundation University Hospital in Buenos Aires, Argentina, the study showed that admission to the … Continue reading Social isolation during coronavirus pandemic tied to higher rates of high blood pressure among patients

High blood pressure and depression are tied to your gut health, research says

A recent study found that gut health is linked to high blood pressure and depression after identifying key differences in gut bacterial patterns among individuals with the conditions and healthy individuals. The preliminary study presented at the American Heart Association‘s Hypertension Scientific Sessions also found that high blood pressure might take different forms – one that is accompanied by depression and one … Continue reading High blood pressure and depression are tied to your gut health, research says

High blood pressure and diabetes could be raising your coronavirus risk

With coronavirus continuing to take thousands of lives across the planet, most of us are looking to reduce our risk as much as possible. Perhaps you’re already making sure you get plenty of vitamins C and D and zinc, but could something else in your medicine cabinet actually be working against you? If you have a … Continue reading High blood pressure and diabetes could be raising your coronavirus risk

Homeopathic remedies for high blood pressure

Hypertension is a common and critical health concern, especially for older people. An article in Homeopathic covered some of the best ways of naturally treating high blood pressure according to homeopathy. This system of alternative medicine subscribes to the adage of “similia similibus curentur” (like cures like). Homeopathy prescribes controlled quantities of a substance that elicits reactions similar … Continue reading Homeopathic remedies for high blood pressure

Higher levels of magnesium intake associated with reduced rates of high blood pressure and heart disease

Magnesium is arguably one of the most important minerals necessary for the optimal functioning of the human body. Responsible for over 300 biochemical reactions, magnesium is present in our bones, cells and organs. Unfortunately, the combination of our modern diet and the minerally-depleted “tap” water that we drink have left the vast majority of us severely … Continue reading Higher levels of magnesium intake associated with reduced rates of high blood pressure and heart disease

High blood pressure is caused more by sugar consumption than salt intake

Even scientists can bark up the wrong tree sometimes. For more than a century, they have pointed their fingers at salt as the main culprit in high blood pressure or hypertension that leads to kidney damage, stroke, and heart attack. Some have even described salt as “the single deadliest ingredient in your pantry.” And many doctors insist on … Continue reading High blood pressure is caused more by sugar consumption than salt intake

Live a Healthy Life: Ten Natural Ways to Lower Cholesterol and High Blood Pressure

Lowering your cholesterol and avoiding high blood pressure is an important part of a healthy lifestyle. Most people discover their LDL cholesterol (Low Density Lipoprotein) to HDL cholesterol (High Density Lipoprotein) ratios when applying for health insurance or medical insurance. But lowering your cholesterol with a prescription from your doctor is not always the best … Continue reading Live a Healthy Life: Ten Natural Ways to Lower Cholesterol and High Blood Pressure

Signs of High Blood Pressure

Source: Signs of High Blood Pressure by Dr. Edward Group According to guidelines set by the American College of Cardiology and American Heart Association Task Force on Clinical Practice Guidelines, nearly half of American adults have high blood pressure.[1] If you don’t have high blood pressure yourself, chances are you know someone who does. Being aware of … Continue reading Signs of High Blood Pressure

Be A Celery Lover: It Reduces Inflammation, Aids Digestion, Lowers High Blood Pressure and Combats Cancer

It’s well known that celery has a good amount of dietary fiber, around 1.6 grams of fiber per 100 grams, makes it a good aid for digestion. And it’s very rich in many vitamins and minerals, including vitamin A, C and K, vitamin B2 and B6, potassium, folate, calcium, copper and manganese. While there are … Continue reading Be A Celery Lover: It Reduces Inflammation, Aids Digestion, Lowers High Blood Pressure and Combats Cancer

New Research Links BPA Exposure to High Blood Pressure

Source: New Research Links BPA Exposure to High Blood Pressure by Dr. Edward Group The negative health effects of BPA exposure have become regular headlines in the news. BPA, or bisphenol-A, is a chemical found in many common products, from cans and dental fillings to cash register receipts. Unfortunately, its exposure is associated with a range of … Continue reading New Research Links BPA Exposure to High Blood Pressure