High fruit, vegetable intake lowers blood pressure, reduces cardiac defect
Findings from a new study suggest that inadequate consumption of fruits and vegetables may be a major factor in heart disease death.
Check Blood pressure despite COVID-19 to avert death, cardiologists advise Nigerians
Cardiologists at the Lagos State University Teaching Hospital (LASUTH) have stressed that while Nigerians focus on the COVID-19 pandemic, they should constantly check their blood pressure to prevent hypertension...
How onions reduce blood pressure
A recent review and meta-analysis have investigated whether a plant pigment called quercetin could reduce the risk of cardiovascular disease. In particular, the authors identified that quercetin reduced blood pressure.
Stay healthy with regular check-ups
In the pursuit of daily living, many people often forget the saying that “health is wealth,”, that no matter how much money one has, without good health, the money is worthless. And like money, you do not know the value of health until you lose it.One way of staying healthy is by having regular checkups.…
Why vegetarians have 20% higher chance of suffering stroke than meat eaters
Vegetarians have a higher risk of stroke than meat-eaters, researchers have found. Oxford University scientists, who tracked nearly 50,000 people for 18 years, believe low intake of the vitamins from meat may cause the additional risk.
Mouthwash use inhibits benefits of exercise
Exercise is known to reduce blood pressure — but the activity of bacteria in our mouths may determine whether we experience this benefit, according to new research.
Heating pads may lower blood pressure in people with hypertension
Applying a heating pad overnight may help people with supine hypertension, a condition that causes their blood pressure to increase when they lie down including during sleep, according to preliminary results presented at the American Heart Association’s Hypertension 2019 Scientific Sessions.
Three extra years of learning may lower your BMI, blood pressure
People who attend university are less likely to suffer a heart attack or stroke because they are healthier, a study suggests.Scientists found for every 3.6 additional years spent in education,....
‘Even one drink a day increases stroke risk’
Evenlight-to-moderate drinking increases blood pressure and the chances of having a stroke, according to a large genetic study...
5 Ways To Manage Blood Pressure Without Medication
Blood pressure is a measure of the force that your heart uses to pump blood around your body and high blood pressure is a condition in which the force of the blood against the artery walls is too high. Lifestyle plays an important role in treating your high blood pressure. If you successfully control your…