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SCAD: The Dangerous Heart Attack that’s Striking Healthy Young Women

Jul 20 2017 - 12:12pm
SCAD heart attack

Spontaneous coronary artery dissection — sometimes referred to as SCAD — is an uncommon emergency condition that occurs when a tear forms in one of the blood vessels in the heart. This frightening condition strikes suddenly, without warning, and is most common in young healthy women in their 30’s, 40’s, and 50’s, and you have probably never even heard of it.

What is SCAD?

5 easy recipes to lower high blood pressure naturally

Jun 20 2017 - 4:17am
5 easy recipes to lower high blood pressure naturally

The CDC estimates that 1 in 3 Americans suffer from high blood pressure (HBP), costing public health billions yearly, and while HBP is the leading cause of stroke, the medications used to control it, also increase the chances of having a stroke, according to a study from the University of Alabama. This alarming finding, makes it all the more necessary for patients to understand how to lower high blood pressure naturally.

This cohort study found that the harder HBP is to control, the higher the risk for stroke, even if the treatment is succ

3 All Natural Approaches That Will Lower High Blood Pressure

Jun 18 2017 - 10:34pm
3 all natural approaches that will lower High Blood pressure

The CDC estimates that about 75 million american adults have high blood pressure, which costs the nation a whopping 46 billion dollars a year. Uncontrolled blood pressure can cause a stroke via two ways: by the damaging and weakening of your brain's blood vessels, causing them to narrow, rupture or leak and also by the forming of blood clots in the arteries leading to your brain, blocking blood flow. But, there are 3 all natural approaches to lower high blood pressure.

Like most conditions that lead to certain chronic diseases, knowing the nutritional value of what you eat plays an important role in lowering high blood pressure. So.

Blood Pressure Drugs and ED Go Hand in Hand, but there is a Natural Alternative

Jun 11 2017 - 9:37pm
Blood Pressure Monitor

Blood pressure drugs are one factor in erectile dysfunction (ED) but other factors such as smoking, overweight, diabetes, other drugs, and anxiety have an adverse effect on sexual function. In some men, ED may have been an occasional issue before starting blood pressure medications due to one or more other factors. The presence and degree of ED may be related to the type of blood pressure medication and while ED isn’t always a given, in most cases blood pressure drugs and ED go hand in hand, but there is a natural alternative.

10 delicious recipes that will help lower your blood pressure

May 2 2017 - 9:50pm
10 delicious recipes that will help lower your blood pressure

Hypertention (abnormally high blood pressure) is usually treated with diuretics that act on your kidneys, beta-blockers that opens your blood vessels, and many other synthetic remedies. However, blood pressure medications may incur a variety of undesirable side effects, such as: weakness, drowsiness, vomiting, skin rash, diarrhea, constipation and even erection problems. But, you can avoid all of that by changing your life style and eating foods that will help lower your blood pressure.

The top 5 cooking ingredients to lower blood pressure have been reported to be: Holy basil, Cinnamon, Ging

5 ingredients that will lower your blood pressure

May 2 2017 - 1:39am
5 ingredients that will lower your blood pressure

Hypertension is characterized by high blood pressure, and can be a secondary effect to kidney disease, but also has been associated with certain medications. If it is left untreated, it can cause complications by the narrowing of blood vessels. So, the best way to keep your blood pressure at normal levels, is to use natural remedies that have the ability to lower your blood pressure. These 5 ingredients used in cooking, are accessible and inexpensive and will help lower your blood pressure.

Holy basil or tulsi

How To Get Past The Taste Of Dandelion Root and Reverse Type 2 Diabetes

Apr 15 2017 - 2:14pm
dandelion liver type 2 diabetes

Dandelion herb benefits are innumerable. Many see dandelions as an unsightly addition to their front lawn without ever knowing how powerfully healing they can be for the liver, which is a major cause of type 2 diabetes and other diseases. Relatively little research has been done on this bitter herb that grows liberally in your garden, and yet has the power to heal you on so many levels. The time has come to bring dandelion herb benefits to light.

What Is Dandelion?

Science Finally Confirms That Certain Fruits Do Not Raise Blood Sugar In Diabetics And Even Prevents Diabetes

Apr 12 2017 - 10:55am
fruit diabetes blood sugar

The search for diabetes prevention foods is over! Eating more fruit is how to cure diabetes naturally without using medication. The science shows fruits thins the blood naturally, helping diabetics avoid vascular problems and is highly instrumental in avoiding the disease altogether. Your doctor should be telling you to eat more of certain fruits!

Diabetes affects more than 420 million people worldwide and more than 29 million people in the United States according to the World Health Organization (WHO) and the Centers for Disease Control (CD

You may be able to eat your way to a lower blood pressure with potassium rich foods

Apr 7 2017 - 5:35am
Enjoying a banana

Researchers say that eating foods which are rich in potassium such as bananas, spinach and beans may be a key to lowering blood pressure.

High blood pressure is often called the silent killer which you are often not aware of and yet which may be associated with heart attack, stroke and other serious health problems.

Most of Your Sodium Intake Comes from these Five Foods

Apr 3 2017 - 12:19pm
Sodium Intake

If you are trying to cut back on sodium, you are already likely avoiding what you might think are obvious salty choices. But you may be surprised to learn about the top 5 sources of sodium come from.

Sodium is a mineral that is essential to life. It is used to regulate fluid balance and to assist with nerve impulses and muscle function.

e-Counseling on lifestyle is a dynamic way to help control blood pressure

Mar 20 2017 - 8:54pm
Online health care counseling

Researchers say that lifestyle intervention leads to a 10 point decrease in systolic blood pressure. Electronic counseling, or e-Counseling, offers a very good approach for this intervention.

In many instances a healthy lifestyle can help to significantly lower your blood pressure naturally without drugs.

High blood pressure diet foods you must eat

Jan 4 2017 - 3:00pm

If you are struggling to figure out which high blood pressure diet foods are safe to eat and which ones will improve your health, then you may want to pay attention to the following tips.

High blood pressure affects an estimated 75 million adults in the United States, and the World Health Organization points out that 1 billion people around the globe have it.

How Hot Tubs and Prayer Protect Your Heart This Christmas

Dec 13 2016 - 11:34pm
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Holidays are a time of merry celebrations – which means more eating. Researchers found that taking a bath in the hot tub actually protects you from your holiday feasts. Here are more ways you can keep your heart healthy this December.

People tend to overeat over the holidays, which doctors say can lead to heart problems especially if you have a heart condition and do vigorous sports with the family

High Blood Pressure Deemed Worst Possible Condition for Brain

Oct 12 2016 - 3:55pm
high blood pressure and brain

Hypertension (high blood pressure) can have devastating health consequences if not treated, including increasing your chances of developing dementia.

The American Heart Association has made a bold statement about the hazards of uncontrolled high blood pressure, calling it “the worst possible thing for the brain,” as noted by Weill Cornell Medica

Acupuncture for High Blood Pressure

Dec 28 2015 - 11:04am
acupuncture for high blood pressure

For the first time, researchers have scientifically shown that acupuncture (specifically, electroacupuncture) can reduce blood pressure among individuals with hypertension. For anyone looking for a drug-free way to manage this common health challenge, acupuncture for high blood pressure may be an option to consider.

The study involved the use of electroacupuncture, a form of acupuncture in which individuals receive low-intensity electrical pulses through ultra-thin needles that are inserted at specific sites t

8 Classes of Blood Pressure Drugs and Why Are They 3rd on the 10 Most Dangerous Drugs List

Oct 19 2015 - 12:05pm
Blood Pressure Monitor

When you go to the doctor and you’re told you have high blood pressure, you probably aren’t told to go home and change your diet but indeed, that should be the first thing you do as well as addressing other aspects of lifestyle. Here are 8 classes of blood pressure drugs.

Medications that lower blood pressure do come with a price and side effects.

This Diet Plan is as Effective as a Blood Pressure Pill Says Weight Loss Panel Expert

Oct 14 2015 - 1:22am
DASH diet for hypertension

If you are overweight AND have high blood pressure, here is a diet plan recommendation by one weight loss panel expert who helped pick the best diet plans for 2015 earlier this year.

According to a recent news report by NBC affiliate station K5 in Western Washington, choosing a diet plan is not easy.

Energy drinks raise blood pressure in caffeine naive

Mar 14 2015 - 1:04pm
Energy drinks increase resting blood pressure

Individuals who do not regularly consume caffeine experience a significant rise in resting blood pressure after consuming energy drinks, according to researchers from the Mayo Clinic.

Researchers recorded blood pressure and heart rate before giving either a can of a commercially available energy drink or a placebo drink to 25 healthy adults between the ages of 19 and 40.

Should You Take Garlic to Fight High Blood Pressure?

Jan 15 2015 - 10:14am
garlic for high blood pressure

I have been a lifelong fan of garlic for several reasons, including its reported ability to lower blood pressure and boost the immune system. Although I don’t have hypertension, I know many people who do and so I’m interested in whether one should take garlic to lower blood pressure.

A new meta-analysis published in the Journal of Clinical Hypertension tackles this question.

Lower Your Blood Pressure by Trying These Simple Science-Backed Tricks

Aug 5 2014 - 5:11pm
Lowering Blood Pressure

According to the July/August issue of Eating Well, 2 out of every 3 Americans over the age of 60 are clinically hypertensive. The cut-off value for a diagnosis of high blood pressure is when your blood pressure reading is greater than 140/90. Does this mean that you too are statistically likely to have high blood pressure and be at an increased risk of heart disease or stroke?

Feeding kids veggies early and often is best: 4 patterns

Jun 9 2014 - 11:43pm

Eating a lot of vegetables has been shown to really be beneficial for the healthy growth and development of kids. Yet, it is often difficult to get kids to develop a taste for vegetables. It appears from research that starting kids off on vegetables early in life and feeding them vegetables often is the best approach to helping to avoid problems with a desire to eat vegetables as they are growing up.

Good News: Health care professionals are smoking less

Jan 10 2014 - 4:45pm
A smoker

Smoking remains a major killer. Even with the flood of research to confirm how dangerous smoking really is, far too many people continue to smoke. Clearly, it helps to have health care professionals set a good example by not smoking themselves. Recent research shows there may be some progress in this area as less health care professionals smoke.