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Eating potatoes linked to high blood pressure

Posted on May 20, 2016 by A4W Contributor

A high intake of potatoes, whether boiled, baked, mashed or fried, has been linked to an increased risk ...

5 Causes of high blood pressure

Posted on May 6, 2016 by A4W Contributor

If ignored and untreated, high blood pressure can be fatal. Here are five causes and ways to fight ...

Study: PMS may lead to high blood pressure

Posted on May 5, 2016 by A4W Contributor

Women who experience moderate to severe PMS risk developing high blood pressure later in life, according to extensive ...

Do you have diabetes or high blood pressure? You could be at risk of developing kidney disease

Posted on Mar 10, 2016 by Living And Loving Staff

While most people are not aware of the dangers posed to their health by kidney disease, it is ...

1 in 10 Children have high blood pressure! What are we doing wrong?

Posted on Mar 6, 2015 by A4W Contributor

At least one in 10 children in South Africa has been diagnosed with high blood pressure! Could your ...

How to stop high blood pressure from killing South Africans

Posted on Aug 28, 2014 by Contributor

Do you know what your blood pressure readings are? You should, high blood pressure isn’t called a “silent ...

Vitamin D deficiency linked to high blood pressure

Posted on Jul 11, 2014 by A4W Contributor

There is compelling evidence that low levels of vitamin D have a causal role in the development of ...

South Africa has the world’s highest rate of high blood pressure

Posted on Feb 6, 2014 by Contributor

A new study reveals that South Africa has the highest rate of high blood pressure for any country ...

High blood pressure treatment explained

Posted on Jul 18, 2013 by A4W Contributor

If you have high blood pressure, your doctor may prescribe medication and healthy lifestyle changes. Professor Brian Rayner, ...

Could you have high blood pressure?

Posted on Jul 15, 2013 by HSFSA

Last updated on Jan 19th, 2021 at 01:01 pmWith 6.3 million people living with high blood pressure, South ...

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