- Skipping Breakfast Linked to Heart Attack, Hypertension
A Harvard study published in the American Heart Association journal Circulation shows that men between the ages of 45 and 82 who regularly skipped breakfast were 27 percent more likely to have a heart attack or develop coronary artery disease and other health problems like high blood pressure.
The researchers maintain ...
- High blood pressure: the ‘largest epidemic known to mankind’
High blood pressure, also known as hypertension, has been dubbed the “largest epidemic ever known to mankind” by the medical and scientific journal, The Lancet, and with good reason. It is estimated that nearly a billion people have high blood pressure worldwide. Globally, cardiovascular disease accounts for about 17 ...
- Breathe deep to lower blood pressure
Deep and slow breathing can improve blood flow in the small blood vessels and decrease peripheral resistance as well as regulate heart rate, leading to BP reduction.
- Magnesium and heart health
: What does magnesium do for heart health?
: Magnesium can protect against cardiovascular disease. Good dietary sources are beans, peas, and nuts. Thiazide diuretics are commonly used to treat high blood pressure. This type of drug can lower levels of magnesium in the body so it is important while ...