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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Don’t blame salt alone for high blood pressure (BP) : Study

Researchers found that adolescent girls who had more potassium in their diet had lower blood pressure (BP) and their salt intake, even if it is bit more than what is recommended, has no major impact, proving several studies in the past which showed similar results among the adults. Linking lack of potassium in the diet and not salt intake, researchers ...

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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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Health Byte: Consuming Walnuts Daily Curbs Prostate Cancer Growth

The University of California-Davis researchers say walnuts or its oil could significantly slow down the growth of prostate cancer, not merely because of its omega-3 but due to the fat content. It was already reported in many research findings that consuming walnut oil helps blood vessel functioning with good cholesterol and removing the bad cholesterol from the body and may help ...

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Pour Olive Oil on Your Salad, Bring BP Down

There was a practice often mentioned in the Arabian Nights stories that the rich were often seen drinking raw olive oil to drive off blood pressure or hypertension. Come to the modern world, a study has suggested that putting olive oil on vegetables may brighten its effect to reduce BP than when it the oil is drizzled on other foods. ...

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