Tag Archives: hypertension

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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Health updates

February 9, 2013

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The following is new health information regarding the importance of regulating salt intake and a call for limits on fluoride in food and water. AMA asks government to regulate salt In an unprecedented move, the American Medical Association (AMA) voted June 13, 2006, to call on the U.S. government to require salt warning labels on […]

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Wake-up calls on stents for heart disease

March 5, 2012

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by Mary Budinger —  According to a new study published January 15, 2009, in the New England Journal of Medicine, people with clogged heart arteries are being overtreated with stents. Fewer deaths, heart attacks and repeat procedures occurred when doctors implanted fewer of these tiny artery props, and when doctors used the blood-flow test to […]

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Cardiovascular risk increases with thick blood

March 1, 2012

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by Pavel Gershkovich —  Is your blood as thick and sticky as ketchup, or is it more like grape juice? Thick and sticky blood is not a good thing, and the modern American diet makes this condition commonplace. Medical books call it “blood viscosity,” and it is a significant risk factor for heart disease and […]

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Kick up your metabolism naturally

February 26, 2012

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by Dr. Christina Kovalik —  Obesity is a huge problem in today’s world. It is a common cause of hypertension, cardiovascular disease, inflammation, arthritis, metabolic syndrome and diabetes. Obesity affects 40 percent of the population, and 50 percent of people in the United States are overweight due to poor lifestyle choices, diet, stress, and environmental […]

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Dangers of high fructose corn syrup

February 26, 2012

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by Dr. Denise Grobe —  High fructose corn syrup (HFCS) is currently a topic of much debate. Health and wellness advocates claim that HFCS is evil. The Corn Refiners Association, however, advertises that it is the same as sugar and not harmful in moderation. Both claims are right. The problem is that HFCS does not […]

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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 benefits of dark chocolate

February 24, 2012

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by Paula Owens —  From the moment chocolate was discovered, it was considered valuable, divine and decadent. Chocolate candies as we know them today were invented in the 1860s by Cadbury. Consuming as little as one square of dark chocolate per day can provide numerous health benefits. Dark chocolate contains saturated fats (stearic acid and […]

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High-risk medical conditions during pregnancy

February 23, 2012

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by Dr. Denise Grobe —  Several studies suggest that the standard American diet and corresponding increased incidence of obesity are at least partly responsible for the growing number of patients with gestational diabetes (GDM), preeclampsia and morning sickness during pregnancy. Educating the public about the importance of diet and lifestyle, particularly during pregnancy, is a […]

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What type of meditation is best for you?

February 23, 2012

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by Patricia Monaghan —  In 1902, the great American philosopher, William James, published a seminal book, Varieties of Religious Experience. Not being religious himself, he asked a number of people what the term “religion” meant to them. Not surprisingly, he found that this common word held many meanings, ranging from piety to mysticism to saintliness. […]

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