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  • Can tea improve your blood pressure?

    Can tea improve your blood pressure?
    THE CLAIM: Green tea can help lower blood pressure. THE FACTS: Few foods have a reputation for soothing stress quite like a hot cup of tea. Green tea, in particular, has been linked to reduced stress and anxiety, and it contains compounds that are...
  • Pets and your health: the good and the bad

    Pets and your health: the good and the bad
    They cuddle and purr. And they shed. They wag their tails and fetch your slippers. And they shed. They never talk back and they never hold a grudge. And they shed. There are obvious pluses and minuses to living with pets, not only with respect to your...
  • Heart association finds kiwis can lower blood pressure

    Heart association finds kiwis can lower blood pressure
    An apple a day may keep the doctor away, but three kiwis could lower your blood pressure. A study at the American Heart Association scientific meeting in Orlando, Fla., on Tuesday found that eating the fuzzy-skinned fruit with the tart green flesh...
  • Dash diet may reduce need for blood pressure medication

    Dash diet may reduce need for blood pressure medication
    Q: Is the Dash diet effective for extremely high blood pressure? I really want to avoid taking medication. A: Research has found the Dash diet to be an effective way to lower blood pressure in people who have slightly elevated high blood pressure...
  • 10 things your cardiologist wants you to know

    10 things your cardiologist wants you to know
    Sure, you should keep your weight, cholesterol and blood pressure in check. But getting there — and staying there — includes a multitude of physical, nutritional and emotional components. Here are cardiologists' top 10 secrets for getting...
  • Fast-food salt content varies by country: study

    Fast-food salt content varies by country: study
    NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Fast food may often be high in salt, but the exact levels seem to vary based on the country you live in, according to a study published Monday. Looking at fast-food menu information in six countries, researchers found that the...
  • Have a kid and lower your blood pressure, researchers say

     
    The next time your little one dumps a cup of coffee into your laptop keyboard, keep this in mind: A new study finds that having children may be linked to having lower blood pressure. Researchers from Brigham Young University, the......
  • Low-carb diets may trump low-fat in lowering blood pressure

     
    Need more low-carb diet versus something else comparisons? You're in luck. A new study found that following a low-carb diet may be better for lowering blood pressure than taking an over-the-counter weight loss medication and sticking to a low-fat diet.......
  • Lowering blood pressure and cholesterol simultaneously can sharply reduce heart attacks and strokes

     
    An inexpensive combination of a cholesterol-lowering drug and one to reduce blood pressure can reduce the incidence of heart attacks and strokes by as much as 60%, but getting patients to begin the regimen and then to stay on it......
  • ABCs of preventing heart disease, stroke and heart attack

    Sounds simple doesn't it? So why is coronary heart disease the single major cause of death and stroke the No. 3 killer in the U.S.? One reason is undeniably a lack of commitment to a heart-healthy lifestyle, according to the American Heart Association....
  • Diabetes: A battle for control

    Diabetes: A battle for control
    Simply put, diabetes is a contest between people and their blood. For people whose bodies don't produce enough insulin to manage their blood sugar, the goal is a normal blood score, achieved through a balancing act of lifestyle and medication....