Search Results for: high blood pressure

Are high protein diets as bad for you as smoking?

Posted on Mar 6, 2014 by Contributor

How much protein we should eat is a controversial topic. However, research has found a link between high ...

Lack of sleep linked to higher body fat percentage

Posted on Jan 21, 2014 by Contributor

If you want to lose weight, find out why getting enough sleep every night should be at the ...

Could alternative therapies lower blood pressure?

Posted on Apr 23, 2013 by Contributor

Last updated on Jan 18th, 2021 at 01:22 pmCould exercise, meditation and isometric handgrip exercises help lower your ...

Garlic lowers blood pressure

Posted on Mar 21, 2013 by Shenrina Badri

Last updated on Jan 19th, 2021 at 12:12 pmScientific studies have shown that garlic helps to lower high ...

Lower your blood pressure

Posted on Feb 12, 2012 by Caitlin de Kok

The following are guidelines for lowering or regulating high blood pressure:  Eat 3-6 small meals per day.  Eat ...

How does caffeine affect blood pressure?

Posted on Nov 29, 2011 by Caitlin de Kok

According to Sheldon G. Sheps, M.D.: Caffeine can cause a short, but dramatic increase in your blood pressure, ...

Potatoes and blood pressure

Posted on Sep 13, 2011 by Caitlin de Kok

French fries and potato chips may have given potatoes a bad rap, but new research finds that the ...

Blood donation

Posted on Jan 19, 2011 by Caitlin de Kok

Requirements for donation are:  Weigh at least 50kg; Between ages of 16 and 65;  Be Healthy; Lead a ...

The lowdown on low blood pressure

Posted on Dec 1, 2010 by Caitlin de Kok

For some people, the problem isn’t high blood pressure but rather low blood pressure (hypotension). They may experience ...

Keeping Blood Pressure Under Control

Posted on Nov 8, 2010 by Caitlin de Kok

The suggestions below are designed to help those with mild hypertension attain good control over their condition. Always ...

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