HYPERTENSION also known as high blood pressure is nicknamed the ‘silent killer’ as this symptomless condition can lead to fatal heart disease or cardiac events. Diet is one of the most effective treatments for high blood pressure, but could this cheap snack bring your blood pressure down?
HEART and circulatory diseases are responsible for a quarter of UK deaths and high cholesterol levels are a major contributor to this statistic. Fortunately, you can lower high cholesterol levels by making simple lifestyle changes. According to doctor Rhianna McClymont, Lead GP at Livi, the digital healthcare provider, there are five tips that trump all others.
HIGH blood pressure can lead to a great number of complications, but those diagnosed early are likely to benefit from treatment. Some of the perils linked to the condition include heart attack and stroke. One drink, however, can stave off such ailments by reversing hypertension.
HIGH blood pressure increases your risk of serious problems such as heart attacks and strokes, so it’s important to try and reduce your blood pressure if it’s too high. Here are the 7 best exercises for high blood pressure.
DIABETES type 2 is a condition in which foods and drinks can either help or hinder blood sugar levels. There is one drink which is highly recommended to have for breakfast to keep blood sugars healthy and stable.
HIGH blood pressure is often known as the “silent” killer. Ironically, silence could help lower blood pressure – research shows even just two minutes of silence could have a positive effect on a high reading.
In a study published in the National Library of Health, the effects of green tea consumption on blood pressure were further investigated.
The study noted: “Green tea, derived from the plant Camellia sinensis, is a popular beverage worldwide and the major source of flavonoid intake in the US diet.
It continued: “The most prominent effects of tea on human health have been attributed to green tea, and the health-promoting effects of green tea are mainly attributed to catechins, which belong to a family of compounds known as flavonoid-like polyphenols or flavanols.
“Our meta-analysis showed that green tea consumption significantly lowered blood pressure.”
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