- High Blood Pressure ― Africa’s Looming Health Crisis
Statistics show low levels of hypertension awareness, treatment and control in Africa
Prof. Bongani Mayosi, Head of Medicine at Groote Schuur Hospital, South Africa, says in his latest editorial in British medical journal Heart, that Africa faces a “tsunami of high blood pressure,” that affects more people than HIV/AIDS.
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- Whole Grains May Work As Well As Drugs On Blood Pressure!
Recent research is showing that consuming three portions of whole grains a day appears to be as powerful as high blood pressure medications in alleviating hypertension.
- Anti-Hypertensive/Antibiotic Mix Risky
Researchers say combining popular hypertensive drug and antibiotic can damage kidneys.
- 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 ...