Obesity linked to Blood Pressure Hormone

New research by University of Iowa scientists helps explain how a hormone system often targeted to treat cardiovascular disease can also lower metabolism and promote obesity. The renin-angiotensin system (RAS) controls blood pressure and is Read More

The Ultimate Exercise Plan

You don’t need a celebrity trainer to stay in shape. This get-fit exercise plan is super easy to stick with (and guaranteed to give you quick results). The Expert: Katy Santiago, director of the Restorative Read More

Can dementia be prevented or delayed?

Twenty-eight world-leading dementia experts added three new dementia risk factors in the new report by the Lancet Commission on dementia prevention — excessive alcohol intake and head injury in mid-life and air pollution in later Read More

Spotlight on High Blood Pressure

Fred Wilson*, a 53-year-old construction worker and heavy-equipment operator, could handle a backhoe or bulldozer with nonchalant ease. But the heart beating inside his chest couldn’t handle his blood pressure. Wilson was among the millions Read More

Can Vitamin D Cure High Blood Pressure

Natural health experts have known for decades how powerful this particular vitamin is to battle high blood pressure. The big pharmaceutical companies have, however, used endless resources and influence to trash any study that showed Read More

Sauna Bathing Keeps Blood Pressure in Check

Frequent sauna bathing reduces the risk of elevated blood pressure, according to an extensive follow-up population-based study carried out at the University of Eastern Finland. The risk of developing elevated blood pressure was nearly 50% Read More