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Elevated Blood Pressure- A Risk For Dementia

September 30, 2013

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Researchers have  found another good reason for preventing high blood pressure, they believe that low blood pressure may be the answer to preventing dementia. Scarring known as white matter lesions were found in the brains of women with high blood pressure.  According to the  experts white matter acts as the brain telephone network,  but  a […]

Treats That Can Reduce Your Blood Pressure

May 12, 2012

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High blood pressure called hypertension is a secondary health risk factor for cardiovascular disease and premature death.  As a secondary risk factor it can be prevented by removing the primary ones. A normal blood Pressure(BP) is less than 80/120.  If your BP is 80/120 or higher you are at risk for hypertension, it is called prehypertension. High […]

Healthy Eating Can Help Metabolic Syndrome

September 7, 2010

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Researchers found that adhering to a healthy diet can reverse metabolic syndrome. They studied 339 people with the disorder. Participants average age was 56,  about 1/4 were women.  They were given a set of guidelines to follow. Whole grains instead of refined grains White meat instead of red meat Lots of vegetables and fruit Nuts […]

Hypertension Made Worse By Salt

August 22, 2010

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According to recent studies reducing salt intake even more can decrease blood pressure significantly. For example, in one study,  by reducing salt intake from 9.700 mg per day to 6,500 mg per day. In another study,  by switching from a high salt diet of 5,700 per day to 1,150 per day. At the same time […]

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