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Hypertension (High Blood Pressure)

Does Pomegranate intake attenuate cardiovascular risk factors in hemodialysis patients?

Posted March 4, 2014

Atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease (CVD) is the most common cause of morbidity and mortality among hemodialysis (HD) patients. It has been attributed, among other causes, to hypertension and dyslipidemia. The aim of the present study was to investigate the effect of a year-long consumption of Pomegranate juice (PJ), on two traditional cardiovascular (CV) risk factors: hypertension and lipid profile, as well as on cardiovascular events.

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New X-rays Reveal Acupuncture Points

Posted March 3, 2014

New X-ray images of acupuncture points show that unique structures exist. This and other incredible acupuncture research marks the start of the Year of the Horse. Additionally, new research confirms that acupuncture is effective for the treatment of depression, anxiety and hypertension. Moreover, the anti-inflammatory effects of acupuncture can avert sepsis and save lives. Let’s take a look at these discoveries.

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5 Life-Saving Reasons to Own a Pet

Posted December 16, 2013

Over 60 percent of American households include a pet, many including more than one. What is it about a furry face that makes us want to take on the years of financial and emotional responsibility of pet ownership?

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Low Vitamin D Levels Considered a Major Cause of Hypertension

Posted December 10, 2013

High blood pressure or hypertension is a primary contributing factor in the development of cardiovascular disease and death from a heart attack. Heart disease is the leading killer of men and women in industrialized countries, yet millions have no idea they have elevated blood pressure readings that place them at increased risk of illness and an early demise. Nutrition researchers have identified a wide array of natural compounds and nutrients that benefit heart health, but only one stands out above all the others: vitamin D.

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The use of dietary supplements and their association with blood pressure in a large Midwestern cohort

Posted November 30, 2013

There have been numerous studies assessing the association of diet and blood pressure but little is known about the association between less commonly used nutritional supplements and blood pressured. The purpose of this study was to quantify the use of dietary supplements and their potential association with blood pressure in a large population-based cohort of adults in the Midwest.

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Use of alternative medicine for hypertension in Buikwe and Mukono districts of Uganda: a cross sectional study

Posted November 4, 2013

Use of alternative medicine for chronic diseases such as hypertension is common in low as well as high income countries. This study estimated the proportion of people who were aware of their hypertension that use alternative medicine and identified factors predicting the use of alternative medicine.

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Treat and prevent high blood pressure naturally with garlic

Posted October 28, 2013

Garlic has become so popular in recent times because a lot of researchers have confirmed its effectiveness to act as a natural and healthy medicinal herb. In fact, it has been one of the most strongly recommended healing medicines and foods for decades. The majority already knows how effective it is at preventing cancer and at naturally lowering high cholesterol levels so it is no longer surprising to see people who make it a point to include this in their diet plans. It also works at normalizing and regulating high blood pressure.

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‘Important public health implications’: Meta-analysis supports lycopene’s blood pressure management potential

Posted October 25, 2013

Supplements of lycopene, the antioxidant most commonly linked to tomatoes, may significantly reduce blood pressure, particularly for people with moderately elevated blood pressure, says a new meta-analysis.

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Six foods that may help win the blood pressure battle

Posted October 24, 2013

In the United States more than 77 million adults have been diagnosed with high blood pressure, which can cause heart disease and stroke. In the October issue of Food Technology magazine, Contributing Editor Linda Milo Ohr writes about six foods that have been shown in studies to have a beneficial effect on lowering blood pressure.

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Happiness Lowers Blood Pressure

Posted October 16, 2013

Gene module controlled by dopamine – the happiness hormone produces an agent that lowers blood pressure, find scientists. This finding opens up new avenues for therapies that are remote-controlled via the subsconscious.

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