Tag Archives: hypertension

Four-in-One Quadpill Found, Termed Magic Pill to Treat BP

British researchers have combined four blood pressure drugs into one pill and the small pilot clinical trial showed normalcy restored in patients within one month, making it a magic pill that has high potential. In their study, they administered the four-in-one ‘quadpill’ on every patient and the results within a month showed their blood pressure drop to healthy levels of ...

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Blue Corn Reduces Risk from BP, Diabetes, Cancer: Study

Eating blue corn may decrease the risk factor from metabolic syndrome, cardiovascular disease, diabetes and cancer, said a new study. The research undertaken by an Indian origin scientist and his team from the University of Central Florida in collaboration with researchers from Universidad Veracruzana and Instituto Tecnologico de Veracruz in Mexico, found in their study of rats the blue corn ...

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High BP Leads to Damage of Nerves Connected to Brain, Leads to Complications: Study

A new study has sent some warning signals to those with high BP or hypertension as it leads to nerves damage of tracts connected to brain. It leads to difficulties in cognitive abilities, decision-making and the ability to control emotions, said researchers. "We already have clear ways to explore the damage high blood pressure can cause to the kidneys, eyes, ...

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Husbands of Stressed Wives Suffer Heart Attack Sooner Than Expected: Study

Wives, please take note! Fighting over trivial issues at home can raise your hubby’s blood pressure to such an extent that he may suffer heart problems sooner in life. According to researchers, stressed wives can elevate husbands’ blood pressure — particularly in more negative relationships — which may lead to cardiovascular problems. Using systolic (maximum) blood pressure as a gauge, ...

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Follow Guidelines in Blood Pressure to Avoid Heart Attack Later, Suggests Study

First blood pressure and then comes heart attack and the best was to prevent death from heart diseases is to follow the hypertension guidelines, said an analysis conducted by researchers at Columbia University Medical Center (CUMC). “Our findings clearly show that it would be worthwhile to significantly increase spending on office visits, home blood pressure monitoring and interventions to improve ...

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Eczema sufferers prone to obesity, hypertension, insomnia: Study

People suffering from the skin disease eczema are prone to smoking, drinking and turning obese than those who do not have the disease, scientists said. They also suffer from insomnia, said a study. These habits expose them higher to the risk of developing cardiovascular disease, including high blood pressure and high cholesterol as well as diabetes, the team from Northwestern ...

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One cup of blueberries daily will reduce Blood Pressure: Study

For those with hypertnsion or high blood pressure (BP), eating just a cup of blueberries every day could help reduce blood pressure and arterial stiffness, both of which are associated with heart disease. “Our findings suggest that regular consumption of blueberries could potentially delay the progression of prehypertension to hypertension, therefore reducing cardiovascular disease risk,” said Sarah Johnson from Florida ...

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Angry? Fine, anger could be an indicator of good health too

In many societies getting angry is seen as an indication of either hypertension or bad health but researchers have found that anger is actually linked with better, not worse health, in certain cultures. Greater anger is associated with better biological health among Japanese people, the findings showed. “The truism linking anger to ill health may be valid only within the ...

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Health Byte: Wild blueberries Reduce Negative Effects of Fat Foods, says Study

Bilberries, also known as wild blueberries can reduce the adverse effects of a high-fat diet such as high blood pressure, nutrition derived inflammation and cardiovascular diseases, a study shows for the first time with scientific research to the effect. “Bilberries reduce the development of systemic inflammation and prevent the progression of chronic hypertension, thus supporting their potential role in alleviating ...

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