Researchers: Good cholesterol may help fight atherosclerosis

Did you know that not all forms of cholesterol are bad? High-density lipoprotein, or HDL, is commonly known as the “good” cholesterol. One particular study has found that it may even help fight atherosclerosis, a condition characterized by the hardening of the arteries as a result of plaque buildup. A group of researchers from the United States … Continue reading Researchers: Good cholesterol may help fight atherosclerosis

Improve blood flow and circulation with these supplements

Blood circulation powers life. It is responsible for delivering key nutrients to cells, tissues and organs throughout the body, as well as carrying away unwanted carbon dioxide and waste products. The circulatory system is the main bodily system that is involved in blood flow. It works in conjunction with the heart which pumps blood that … Continue reading Improve blood flow and circulation with these supplements

Study: Pressure on blood vessels that decreases cerebral blood flow may be linked to Alzheimer’s

The brain works similar to a computer in that both can hold and process plenty of information. But the brain also shares a computer’s need for a reliable source of power to function properly. This power is provided in the form of glucose and oxygen found in the blood. However, some neurological diseases disrupt this … Continue reading Study: Pressure on blood vessels that decreases cerebral blood flow may be linked to Alzheimer’s

A healthy lifestyle is the main key in managing (and even treating) hypertension, according to Ayurveda

Ayurveda is an ancient form of natural medicine that originated from India. It is similar to traditional Chinese medicine and homeopathic medicine, and it relies purely on natural therapies. In an article written by researchers from India, they reviewed available Ayurvedic literature to understand the physiology of blood pressure and the cause and development of hypertension from an Ayurvedic perspective. … Continue reading A healthy lifestyle is the main key in managing (and even treating) hypertension, according to Ayurveda

Blue is good for the blood: Study finds eating blueberries improves blood vessel function

There’s nothing better than a freshly picked, organic blueberry. These delectable little berries are quite versatile and can be eaten on their own or used in a variety of dishes, from sweet baked goods to savory dinners. But blueberries have more to offer than their sweet flavor; this humble fruit is a nutrient powerhouse and … Continue reading Blue is good for the blood: Study finds eating blueberries improves blood vessel function

Probiotics & Heart Health: How Your Gut Helps Your Heart

Source: Probiotics & Heart Health: How Your Gut Helps Your Heart by Dr. Edward Group The best way to someone's heart is through their stomach, or so the old adage goes. Believe it or not, there's more truth behind it than you may think. While the saying elicits images of cooking dinner for your sweetheart, it … Continue reading Probiotics & Heart Health: How Your Gut Helps Your Heart

Healthy Heart Tips: 17 Ways to a Happy Heart

Source: Healthy Heart Tips: 17 Ways to a Happy Heart by Dr. Edward Group The human heart is an organ that we all cherish, and for good reason! Be it the rush of love or the pumping of blood, our hearts are our life force. Yet the leading cause of death in the world is not … Continue reading Healthy Heart Tips: 17 Ways to a Happy Heart

Varicose Veins: The 10 Best Natural Remedies to Try

Source: Varicose Veins: The 10 Best Natural Remedies to Try by Dr. Edward Group Varicose veins are a common condition in which enlarged veins are visible through the skin. Though varicose veins are usually unrelated to any serious medical conditions, some people feel uncomfortable because of their prominent blue or purple appearance or the itching, tingling, … Continue reading Varicose Veins: The 10 Best Natural Remedies to Try

10 Natural Ways to Lower Blood Sugar

Source: 10 Natural Ways to Lower Blood Sugar by Dr. Edward Group If you're looking for natural ways to lower your blood sugar, you're not alone. While diabetes affects some 30.3 million American adults, another 84.1 million have prediabetes. Prediabetes and its close cousin metabolic syndrome can lead to type 2 (adult-onset) diabetes when a person … Continue reading 10 Natural Ways to Lower Blood Sugar

Study: Vitamin K may reverse arterial calcification

Arterial calcification, a process of hardening of the arteries, may be inhibited and even reversed with supplementation with high-dose vitamin K, suggests an animal study. Atherosclerosis, known as hardening or furring of the arteries is a key risk factor for cardiovascular disease, the cause of over 50 per cent of deaths in Europe and the … Continue reading Study: Vitamin K may reverse arterial calcification