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News tag: Hypertension


After divorce, risk of heart stroke increases, especially in women

15 Apr, 2015 | by Ion Gireada | 0 comments
Staying in a bad marriage is not recommended, but being married has numerous health benefits. From this perspective, going through divorce puts people at high risk of heart attacks than married ones. Previous studies showed that divorcee have a higher risk of experiencing health problems compared to married people, as…


Staying clear of risk factors by age 45 adds heart failure free years

5 Mar, 2015 | by Ion Gireada | 0 comments
The effects of avoiding risk factors like obesity, hypertension, and diabetes on triggering heart failure is now quantifiable, new research shows. Author of the study indicate that people who had obesity, hypertension, and diabetes by age 45 had heart failure 11 to 13 years earlier, on average, compared with people…


Coconut oil may help regulate blood pressure

10 Feb, 2015 | by Daniel Tomas | 0 comments
A daily intake of coconut oil combined with daily exercising may help reduce blood pressure or hypertension to normal levels, new research suggests. Researchers from Brazil speculate the results are due to reduction in baroreflex sensitivity and in oxidative stress in heart and aorta, key factors for maintaining a healthy…


Sugar’s increasing role in developing hypertension

12 Dec, 2014 | by Ion Gireada | 0 comments
Sugar consumption is always considered a method of improving health both by diabetics and healthy people alike. Despite the attention doctors and dieticians place on sugar, its role in developing hypertension has been overlooked. It is important to understand the mechanism and risk factors contributing to the onset of cardiovascular…


Roadway proximity responsible for women’s risk of hypertension

2 Oct, 2014 | by Ion Gireada | 0 comments
Post-menopausal women have an increased risk of high blood pressure when they live close to a major roadway, researcher have found. The result adds to the long list of concerns regarding the negative effects on public health of exposure to heavy traffic. The study, published in Journal of the American…


Green tea wards off dementia

30 Sep, 2014 | by Daniel Tomas | 0 comments
Regular green tea consumption keeps your mind fresh! One of the world’s most popular drinks, green tea has been recognized for its antioxidants that help accelerate metabolism and burn fat. But in a recent study, Japanese researchers determined the impact of regular green tea powder on the older peoples’ cognitive…


Mother’s low iron intake linked to higher risk of autism in children

23 Sep, 2014 | by Gabriel Rosoga | 0 comments
Pregnant woman take care of their health to give birth to healthy babies. Adding to the list of useful information, a new research from University of California-Davis MIND Institute suggests taking iron supplements during pregnancy may reduce the risk of autism in children. The research is published in American Journal…


Lowering blood pressure with probiotics

28 Jul, 2014 | by Daniel Tomas | 0 comments
A study has just found that eating probiotics could be an additional measure to lowering high blood sugar, supplementing the already known reduction of salt in our diet. The immediate implication is a reduction by fifth of dying from a heart attack or stroke. Probiotics, also known as friendly bacteria…