High Blood Pressure

Weight loss: How to stay motivated

To be successful at losing weight, you need to figure out what will give you an ongoing, burning desire to succeed. You need to tap your inner …

Weight Loss

These Are The 20 Healthiest Countries In The World

Minimal stress, moderate and healthy eating, incidental exercise, family, purpose, and strong social networks – these are the secrets to a longer …

Costa Rica

7 Great Benefits Of Cycling

Whether you want to improve fitness, health, or it is your choice environmentally, cycling can be one of the best decisions you will ever make.<p>You …

Wellness

Poor sleep is linked to higher death risk in those with heart issues

Diseases of the blood vessels supplying the heart and brain tissues are leading causes of death among Americans.<p>And while researchers have known that …

Diabetes

Run for your (long) life

“Researchers find that running can add three years to your life!” shout the headlines. And yes, a new study did find that cardiovascular exercise, …

Diabetes

Obstructive sleep apnea might lead to irregular heartbeat

Patients with obstructive sleep apnea may be at greater risk of developing atrial fibrillation, or irregular heartbeat, new research finds.<p>Lead …

Medicine

Why Isn't My Dog Allowed to Drive?

Meet Sugar. She’s a five pound, half-chihuahua-half-something else that I adopted four months ago — officially classified as “teeny,” as far as treat …

Veterinary Medicine

A quarter of Singapore adults have high blood pressure; here's how to avoid it

View photos<p>High blood pressure, or hypertension, is a common condition in Singapore, with about one in four adults suffering from it. According to …

Diabetes

Garlic is an Effective Natural Treatment for Heart Disease — New Research

Heart disease is the #1 killer in the modern world. It’s the reason why millions of people pop aspirin, blood pressure or statin drugs daily in the …

Medicine

10 Simple Ways To Remove Unnecessary Calories From Your Diet !

In Western countries, the majority of the population is overweight. Reducing excess weight is one of the biggest challenges for any individual who …

Weight Loss

Magnesium-rich foods may lower blood pressure, study suggests

Features | Health<p>By Chukwuma Muanya, Assistant Editor | 19 May 2017 | 3:55 am<p><b>*Almonds, dark chocolate, bananas, avocado are high in the mineral</b><br>Eating …

Healthy Eating

This map will show you who are the 50 healthiest countries in the world.

BLOOMBERG collected information about 163 countries in the world to create the Bloomberg Global Health Index and rank and map these countries from …

Costa Rica

Must-Do Healthcare Checklist for Women of Every Age

Making healthy food choices and getting at least two and a half hours of exercise every week are important throughout life.<p>But when it comes to …

Diabetes

9 Things Diabetics Must Watch Out for in Summer

Nerve damageThe typical type 2 diabetes complications—think high blood pressure and increased risk of heart disease—worsen in the heat of summer and …

Diabetes

Everything You Need to Know About Blood Pressure

What does it mean to have a high or low blood pressure? How does your blood pressure impact your overall health?<p>Here are some handy answers:<p>What is …

Being Diagnosed With High Blood Pressure Before 55 Increases Your Risk Of Cardiovascular Death

Get checked.<p>It is no secret that having high blood pressure at any age is linked to an increased risk of heart problems later in life.<p>But now new evidence has come to light that shows the age at which you are first diagnosed with hypertension, is critical in deciding how likely you are to have …

Diabetes

14 Raisins Health Benefits Based On Studies & Researches

RAISINS ARE HEART FRIENDLY & LOWER BLOOD PRESSURE<p>As a matter of fact, high blood pressure can damage your blood arteries and heart as well. Everyone …

Healthy Eating

After a Doctor Suggested Gastric Bypass, This Mom Was Fired Up to Lose Weight Herself

Amber Barham is a 25-year-old mother and teacher from Florida, but after one scary doctor's appointment, she was motivated to change her life. Amber struggled with her weight her whole life, and because of a thyroid condition, she believed weight loss just wasn't possible. It was only after a …

Fitness

More natural remedies for hypertension validated

Features | Health<p>By Chukwuma Muanya, Assistant Editor | 18 May 2017 | 4:14 am<p>Fruits. PHOTO: WIKIPEDIA<p><b>Nigeria, yesterday, joined the rest of the globe</b> …

Diabetes

Blacks' high blood pressure linked to where they live

MEMPHIS — Dr. Frank Perry isn’t surprised that a new study links racially segregated neighborhoods and high blood pressure for African-Americans.<p>The study of 2,280 black adults older than 25 found a small but significant rise in blood pressure for those living in racially segregated neighborhoods. …

Diabetes

5 Tips You Should Know to Reduce Stroke Risk for All Ages

As the fifth leading cause of death in the U.S., strokes don’t discriminate—it can happen to anyone, at any time. In fact, a stroke occurs every 40 …

Health

Hypertension in Ulaanbaatar – in pictures

World Hypertension Day on 17 May aims to increase the awareness of the condition (high blood pressure), a silent killer on the rise. British global health physician-photographer Dr Alexander Kumar shares images and stories from an assignment to document Better Hearts Better Cities, a new urban …

Photography

The Difference Between Good and Bad Stress (and How to Handle It)

Use this guide to identify good and bad stress, and how to manage it.<p>April was stress awareness month, and it made me think a lot about stress and how it affects us. Like high blood pressure, stress can be good and bad. High blood pressure is good when you're working out; you're pushing your body, …

Wellness

World Hypertension Day 2017: Facts, Symptoms And Causes To Know About High Blood Pressure

May 17, Wednesday, is World Hypertension Day, which was started by the World Hypertension League —an affiliate of the International Society of …

Diabetes

Coping with soaring blood pressure

High blood pressure can lead to further health complications. It can be due to: primary hypertension – no underlying cause and likely to be …

Wellness

World Hypertension Day: Uncontrolled high blood pressure may lead to stroke, say experts

<b>New Delhi:</b> Ignorance, people say, is bliss. Not so with hypertension though. For, uncontrolled high blood pressure, if left untreated over a …

Diabetes

Social Smokers Have Same Cardiovascular Risks as Regular Smokers

Many people think smoking cigarettes occasionally isn't that bad for their health, but new research shows otherwise.<p>You might think having an …

Ohio State University

African American And High-Risk? 4 Ways To Prevent A Deadly Stroke

Stroke is the fifth leading cause of death in the U.S., striking every 40 seconds and claiming a life every four minutes. Contrary to public opinion, strokes are not just an elderly problem, and they certainly are not strictly a male problem. In fact, strokes skew toward women, claiming twice as …

Diabetes

Metabolism-Boosting Foods to Eat Before a Workout

If you're looking to get in shape, diet and exercise are likely the two variables you're trying to control. But eating for metabolic health can …

Nutrition

Love Handles Can Be Deadly

<b>In the last few decades, the American average weight and body mass index have risen</b>. While there has been an increase in health consciousness and …

Diabetes