High Blood Pressure

Treat Anemia, Stomach Ulcers And High Blood Pressure With This Amazing Natural Remedy!

Honey and walnuts are one of the best combinations for a long list of medical conditions. If you just look at their nutritional profiles you can …

Top 5 conditions that shorten lives — and are preventable

More bad news for plus-sized Americans: Obesity is the leading cause of preventable life-years lost in the nation, a new study finds.<p>Obesity steals more years than diabetes, tobacco, high blood pressure and high cholesterol — the other top preventable health problems that cut Americans' lives …

Obesity

Allergy Medications and Hypertension

Allergic rhinitis, or hay fever, is a common condition in the United States. The American Academy of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology reports that 8 to …

Allergies

​Causes Of Temporary High Blood Pressure Reading | Men’s Health

1/7 Getty Images<p>Cause of Temporary High Blood Pressure: Doctors freak you out.<p>If you get nervous the second you step into your doctor’s office, your heart might start pounding.<p>“The body essentially reacts in a fight-or-flight manner, increasing the heart rate and getting ready to make a move,” says …

Cardiology

Always Hungry? This One Ingredient May Be to Blame

From Our Partners<p>This article originally appeared on Health. For more stories like this, visit health.com.<p>Everyone knows that salty foods make you thirsty. But according to new research, when people increase their sodium intake long-term, they actually drink <i>less</i> water. And that’s not the study’s …

Wellness

Downing beetroot juice before a workout may be a boffo way to boost brain power

Bright-red beetroot juice has been found in a bevy of recent studies to provide a bunch of great benefits like increased stamina and improved blood …

The Brain

Potassium: A Possible Key to High Blood Pressure | American Council on Science and Health

Mention high blood pressure and most of the diet-conscious among us think "lower salt intake" to manage it. And there has been controversy about who …

Nutrition

This one-hour workout will add seven hours to your life

A single hour of running adds seven hours to your life, a new study has found.<p>Scientists say running does more to extend lifespan than any other form …

Longevity

Treatment options available for tinnitus

<b>DEAR SAVVY SENIOR:</b> Are there any new treatments you know of that can help with constant ear ringing syndrome known as tinnitus? I’ve had it for years …

Medicine

Want a healthy heart? Here are 7 tips you should follow today

Heart disease and stroke are responsible for a quarter of deaths in Malaysia, and more young people are now being affected according to the third …

Cholesterol

Ten health benefits of sex

Type "sexual health" into a search engine, and it is likely that you will be bombarded with pages of articles covering anything and everything, from …

Wellness

Watching salt? Stay away from these 10 food products (hint: bread and cheese)

Sodium can be sneaky.<p>You stop salting while cooking, and at the table, and think you've got it covered. And you smile knowingly while declaring you …

Eating

Obese teens' odds of high blood pressure vary by race

(Reuters Health) - Obesity is a strong predictor of high blood pressure early in life, but a U.S study suggests the connection may be stronger for Hispanic and white teens than for adolescents in other racial and ethnic groups.<p>Researchers examined weight, blood pressure and racial and ethnic data …

Obesity

Teens and extreme obesity: Is it time for weight loss surgery?

America, we have a problem! Nine percent of 12- to 19-year-olds have morbid or extreme obesity. Morbid obesity is defined as a Body Mass Index of …

Obesity

Learning From Our Parents’ Heart Health Mistakes

Narrowed, aging blood vessels, which put most older American adults at risk for heart disease and strokes, are not inevitable. This fact was underscored by a newly published study of a population in the Bolivian Amazon.<p>Among these indigenous South Americans, known as the Tsimane (pronounced …

Diabetes

Stroke hospitalizations rising among younger US adults

A growing number of younger U.S. adults are being hospitalized for strokes, and a new study suggests that's at least in part because more of them have risk factors like high blood pressure, obesity and diabetes.<p>The most common type of stroke, known as an ischemic stroke, occurs when a clot blocks …

Longevity

9 Tests Every Man Over 40 Should Take

<b>Most men avoid going to the doctor unless they’re dragged there by a family member when things get serious. I've spoken to countless numbers of men with prostate or colon cancer who avoided going to the doctor—sometimes for decades—out of fear of some of these tests.</b><p>But getting tested on a regular …

Cancer

Load up on fruits and veggies to lower blood pressure

We love to beat the dead fruit and veggie horse. No, that's not some new recipe or diet fad, it's the fact that we can't stop telling you to eat more …

Nutrition

Magnesium protects against hardening of the arteries, high blood pressure and diabetes

Magnesium protects against hardening of the arteries, high blood pressure and diabetes<p><b>A relatively high concentration of magnesium in the blood</b> …

Cholesterol

The Fattest Cities in the U.S.

10. Knoxville, Tenn.<p>1 of 11<p>Most of the cities on this list fall in the southern part of the country and Knoxville, Tenn., is no exception. It's one …

Obesity

Control high blood pressure with delicious food

Hit your daily meal with a nutritional punch. Add some fresh wholesome foods that are truly more powerful than others, in the sense they share more …

Nutrition

Man Hospitalised With Dangerously High Blood Pressure 'After Eating Liquorice Jelly Beans Daily'

'It can cause serious problems with your heart.'<p>A man was recently hospitalised with dangerously high blood pressure and low potassium levels, but doctors couldn’t understand why.<p>After a bit of digging, medical staff discovered that the 51-year-old’s daily habit of eating a bag of liquorice jelly …

Wellness

How to lower your blood pressure: Just add THIS to your diet

GETTYHigh blood pressure: Adding potassium to diet can improve high blood pressure<p>Blood pressure is higher in Western populations such as the UK, who …

Nutrition

High Blood Pressure: Normal but Not Natural

The most comprehensive and systematic analysis of causes of death ever undertaken allows us to answer questions like, <i>how many lives could we save if</i> …

Cardiology

Man’s jelly bean obsession nearly kills him

A Canadian man’s jelly bean-eating habit nearly cost him his life, according to a new case study.<p>The unnamed 51-year-old gent checked himself in to …

Health

Understanding the Stages of Heart Disease

Heart disease often starts quietly, progressing from high blood pressure to clogged coronary arteries with few obvious symptoms. But too often it …

Diabetes

Prevent Colds, Infections, Stabilise High Blood Pressure & 5...

Whether you love it or hate it, garlic is a superfood. It contains manganese, Vitamin B6, Vitamin C and copper, among other beneficial nutrients. The …

Inflammation

Walk Springfield Paths

Taking just 10 minutes 3X a day to walk will help individuals live longer. In fact, studies show that just one hour of vigorous exercise will …

Health

How jelly beans made a Canadian man deathly ill, and highlighted the dangers of licorice

The 51-year-old man showed up at the emergency ward in crisis.<p>He’d been suffering abdominal pain for three days, then appetite loss, vomiting and dry …

Medicine

Pharmacists hope to further expand their role in health-care system

Increasingly, pharmacists are providing patient care that used to be the domain of doctors.<p>From prescribing for minor ailments, to giving flu shots, …

Health Care