- Ask Dr. Rowena – How to take a BP reading at home
This Week Dr. Rowena discusses the best way to measure your blood pressure at home, using a common automated blood pressure monitor.
- The effects of exercise and lifestyle changes
I have cut sugar out of my diet. I am doing strength training 2x/week and cardio 3x/week. I am slowly losing weight. I don’t eat meat except 1x or 2x/month. I am 5′1″ and weigh 162lbs. How soon before my blood pressure will return to normal if I continue this regime?
Exercise is one of the best things you can do for your health. A regular exercise program will significantly lower your risk of a heart attack or stroke and cancer. Life style changes take about three months to become effective. They may not bring ...
- World’s First Hypertension Meds Patch?
Japan develops first ever β1-blocker skin patch to treat high blood pressure.
Today, medical companies are offering up skin patches as alternatives to taking medication orally. There are nicotine patches, pain patches, cancer patches, estrogen patches, contraceptive patches, and more. Japanese company, Nitto Denko Corporation, has even developed a patch to ...
- Eggplant and Garlic Tango
Recipe combines potent vegetable and herb that lower high blood pressure.