Tag Archives: blood pressure

10 steps to reduce stress in your life

August 16, 2013

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by John Koeberer  —  There is no doubt that stress kills. Many health professionals and medical analyses validate the strong negative impact stress can have on your health and general well-being, as well as your longevity. It is the chronic, day-in and day-out stress that is the problem. Stress can exacerbate pain, cause depression, obesity, […]

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Reduce blood pressure naturally

June 29, 2013

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by Dr. Tricia Pingel —  More than 74 million Americans suffer from high blood pressure, according to the American Heart Association. And as any person who is diagnosed with high blood pressure can tell you — it is frightening. Once diagnosed, many patients are placed on medications, such as diuretics. These medications deplete the body […]

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Trimethylglycine (TMG) to the Rescue

June 1, 2013

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by Dr. Larry Wilson —  Many people believe or were taught that diet alone provides adequate nutrition and that we do not need to take nutritional supplements. I, too, believed this at one time. However, years of experience as a physician proved me wrong. Our food supply today is low in nutrients — even the […]

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Fibromyalgia, fibrin and proteolytic enzymes

May 26, 2013

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by Betsy Timmerman —  It has long been known that people with chronic muscle pain or fibromyalgia have more fibrin in their tissues and blood. This fibrin, while initially helpful in the early stages of healing after an injury, can become problematic if the body does not clear itself of the agent after it has […]

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A heart-brain connection

March 6, 2013

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by Joanne Henning Tedesco —  Recent research suggests a connection between the steps adults take to keep their hearts healthy and the preservation of brain health well into old age. General heart-healthy actions are now thought to curtail the natural slowing of brain function, which can lead to dementia and even Alzheimer’s. You, too, can […]

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Meditation goes mainstream

August 21, 2012

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by Sarah McLean —  Meditation is a buzzword these days. Some people cannot live without it, but others think it is too difficult or too New Age. What exactly is involved and why would anyone want to do it? In our daily lives, it’s easy to become overstimulated — visually, mentally, emotionally and physically. Not […]

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Slow down aging with HGH therapy

August 12, 2012

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by Dr. Paul Stallone —  Whether we like it or not, we all age. The lucky ones do it gracefully. Others put up a terrible fight. Most settle for the hand they are dealt. The majority of us who settle assume that this is as good as it gets and continue on with our ways. […]

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Your heart deserves some TLC

March 5, 2012

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by Stacy Maxwell —  Therapeutic lifestyle changes (TLC) — the hot new phrase sweeping the nation — really is a key to health and wellness. The basis of the concept is that by living a healthy lifestyle, one will actually avoid chronic disease. Seems obvious, right? Consider that a mere three percent of annual medical […]

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Health updates: Artificial sweeteners and blood pressure

February 27, 2012

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The following is new information regarding the effect of artificial sugar on the brain, and high-fructose corn syrup and blood pressure. Artificial sweeteners do not fool your brain While artificial sweeteners may be able to confuse your taste buds, suspicion is growing that your brain is not so easily fooled. Several studies suggest that your […]

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Health updates: Blood pressure and longer life span

February 25, 2012

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The following is new information regarding the effects of whey protein on blood pressure and life expectancy for Hispanics in the United States. Blood pressure concerns? This popular drink helps in just one minute A study just published in the International Dairy Journal suggests that whey protein beverages are effective at reducing blood pressure in […]

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Health news you can use

February 25, 2012

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by Dr. Alan Christianson —  Many of us are experiencing high levels of anxiety and stress. Recent research has studied the effects of various natural supplements to reduce these disorders. A randomized controlled trial has studied the use of a commercial vegetable juice as a practical means of increasing vegetable intake. Natural treatments for anxiety […]

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A new friend

February 24, 2012

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by Sue Meyn —  We hear so much about the value of journaling today, including research that shows it improves immune system functioning and reduces blood pressure. Journal writing seems like such a simple endeavor, but many find it hard to begin or to sustain. You could compare getting started keeping a journal to starting […]

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Are you experiencing the effects of PTSD?

February 24, 2012

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by Maria Troia —  You need not have directly experienced a traumatic event in order to exhibit signs of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). However, it is more common for those who have suffered PTSD in the past to develop the condition more easily after hearing disturbing news, such as 9/11 and the January shootings in […]

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