High Blood Pressure? Here’s The Best Diet For High Blood Pressure.
If you have your blood pressure taken and the readings come out at more than140/90, then you’re suffering from hypertension, or high blood pressure.
Whilst it’s very important to get proper treatment and medication to control your high blood pressure, a healthy diet and exercise can equally help in keeping your blood pressure under control.
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10 Ways to Avoid a Heart Attack
A heart attack, also known as a myocardial infarction, occurs when the heart muscle is damaged or doesn’t receive enough oxygen.
Many cardiac related problems occur due to blockages in arteries that carry purified blood away from the heart to different parts of the body.
An alternative, but equally devastating, cause is the formation of blood clots.
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Beetroot for a healthy heart?
Many of us think of beetroot as that dark red, pickled stuff you buy in jars. However, there’s much more to it than just a pickle!
For many years beetroot – either as a raw vegetable or as a juice – has been marketed as being full of health-giving properties. And recent studies have shown this to be true.
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5 Ways Exercise Benefits Your Heart
There are many different ways that exercise benefits your heart. And all of these benefits come from the fact that exercise promotes healthy blood flow throughout your body, and boosts the oxygen level in your brain.
When your blood flow is unrestricted, your heart doesn’t have to work as hard. And when your brain receives plenty of oxygen, it operates more effectively.
From a simple walk through your local park to an intense session of strength training, exercise benefits your heart in the following 5 ways.
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Typically, strokes don’t give you any warning!
And because there are no early warning signs, it’s critical that you work on your diet to help reduce the chances of having a stroke.
Bearing in mind that a typical Western diet increases the chances of a stroke by over 50% and a healthy diet of whole grains, fresh fruit and vegetables and oily fish can lower the risk by 30%, sorting your diet should really be a “no-brainer”.
Here’s what The Readers Digest in Canada suggest you do to
improve your diet>>>
Top 10 Foods for a Healthy Heart
I know, I know! Every February we bang on about looking after our hearts & how we should give up anything that’s enjoyable just so we can live longer – miserably.
Well that’s not actually the case.
I posted this report a couple of years ago, and it’s still relevant now.
And it just goes to show that you don’t have to deny yourself a few luxuries, or be miserable, to keep your heart in tip-top condition.
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Reduce Your Risk of Heart Disease
Heart disease is responsible for millions of hospitalizations and deaths worldwide each year. It is the leading killer of adults in the Western world.
Some individuals are genetically predisposed to heart disease, and there are certain statistical risk factors that are beyond one’s control. But certain lifestyle changes can make anyone less likely to suffer from heart disease.
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Whilst cancer has overtaken heart disease as the greatest cause of death in the UK, heart disease is still a major cause – particularly in women . Though women suffer fewer heart attacks than men, they are less likely to survive when they do have a heart attack.
Both men and women should be mindful of the risks of heart disease and take steps to reduce their risk. These seven tips for lowering your risk of heart disease should help…
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This UK first, a probiotic for cholesterol, is ideal if you
- have high or medium cholesterol levels
- want to reduce your statin dosage
- want to avoid statins
- want to prevent high cholesterol
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Are you aware that what you feed your family on a daily basis affects their health and cooking heart healthy food maintains the health of their hearts? Since the family eats at home the majority of the time compared to eating at restaurants, you should be very aware of what you serve on the table. Your family’s health is in your hands and this is a huge responsibility but with knowledge, you can do it.
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