Tag Archives: blood pressure

Why We Fight

Chris Hedges truthdig.com I park my car in the lot in front of the rectory of Sacred Heart in Camden, N.J., and walk through a gray drizzle to Emerald Street. My friend Lolly Davis, whose blood pressure recently shot up … Continue reading

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Effect of hawthorn standardized extract on flow mediated dilation in prehypertensive and mildly hypertensive adults: a randomized, controlled cross-over trial

Asher et al. BMC Abstract (provisional) Background Hawthorn extract has been used for cardiovascular diseases for centuries. Recent trials have demonstrated its efficacy for the treatment of heart failure, and the results of several small trials suggest it may lower … Continue reading

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Hot Pepper Compound Could Help Hearts

Science Daily The food that inspires wariness is on course for inspiring even more wonder from a medical standpoint as scientists have reported the latest evidence that chili peppers are a heart-healthy food with potential to protect against the No. … Continue reading

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Drinking Black Tea May Lower Blood Pressure

PR Newswire Drinking a cup of black tea three times a day may reduce blood pressure, according to new research A six month study by scientists at the University of Western Australia (UWA), Unilever and the National Health and Medical Research Council … Continue reading

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A Dip in the Pool Does an Aging Body Good

Jeremy Singer-Vine Wall Street Journal Swimming reduces blood pressure and improves artery health in elderly adults, according to a study in the American Journal of Cardiology. Previous studies have found similar advantages from walking exercises, but this was the first … Continue reading

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10 things your cardiologist wants you to know

Danielle Braff LATimes Sure, you should keep your weight, cholesterol and blood pressure in check. But getting there — and staying there — includes a multitude of physical, nutritional and emotional components. Here are cardiologists’ top 10 secrets for getting … Continue reading

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Answers: Ultraviolet (UV) light

These are some answers to the recent reader’s questions regarding the health benefits and harm of using ultraviolet (UV) light. The benefits are: Reduction of cholesterol and blood pressure. Increase of the efficiency of the heart and sex hormones. Improvement … Continue reading

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Help Your Heart: 71% of Those Who Drank This Lowered Their Blood Pressure

Source: Mercola I have long been a fan of coconut oil as one of the most health promoting of all plant-based fats. I have spent nearly 15 winters in Hawaii where fresh coconuts off the tree are readily available. Coconut … Continue reading

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