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

Tips to Lower Your Blood Pressure

What causes high blood pressure? Unfortunately, it’s complicated, and there isn’t just one smoking gun. High blood pressure, aka hypertension, can be caused by age, weight, chronic stress, sedentary lifestyle, unhealthy diet, smoking, toxic body Read More

What is the DASH Diet?

Research has shown that following a healthy eating plan can both reduce the risk of developing high blood pressure and lower an already-elevated blood pressure. For an overall eating plan, consider the DASH diet. “DASH” Read More

A Better Way to Control Blood Pressure

One in three American adults suffers from high blood pressure (hypertension.) That number is steadily climbing, despite the fact that hypertension can be easily treated using evidence-based guidelines. Based on the American Medical Association’s M.A.P. Read More

Weight Loss Questions to Ask Your Doctor

Preparation You need to be well prepared for a weight loss procedure before proceeding with the treatment. This includes seeing your personal doctor and asking them critical questions concerning how the weight loss procedure might Read More

An Unusual Ally in Controlling Blood Pressure

Skin plays a surprising role in helping regulate blood pressure and heart rate, according to scientists at the University of Cambridge and the Karolinska Institute, Sweden. While this discovery was made in mice, the researchers 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