How Sleep Affects High Blood Pressure

How Sleep Affects High Blood Pressure

Did you know that by just slightly changing the way you sleep, you can drop your blood pressure a whopping 15 points? How is that possible? The secret lies in the results of a 20-study review involving 225,000 subjects published this year in the journal Sleep...
This Common Supplement Increases Stroke Risk 16%

This Common Supplement Increases Stroke Risk 16%

Here on Blue Heron Health News, we’ve written hundreds of articles on the benefits of various supplements for myriad health conditions like high blood pressure, type 2 diabetes and cholesterol. But a recent study from Britain’s University of Dundee and University...
High Blood Pressure – Did We Get It All Wrong?

High Blood Pressure – Did We Get It All Wrong?

More evidence is emerging that highlights a common but critical mistake people make when tracking their blood pressure. The mistake even causes patients and their doctors to miss a key indicator for stroke risk. Because it’s not the high blood pressure that is the...
Dementia Caused by this Popular Supplement

Dementia Caused by this Popular Supplement

Vitamin and mineral supplements can be great and are often highly recommended by doctors as well as those of us focused on alternative health. But sometimes supplements can do more harm than good. That is the case with one of the most commonly recommended supplements...
3 Mistakes When Measuring Blood Pressure

3 Mistakes When Measuring Blood Pressure

Practice doesn’t necessarily make perfect, and this is especially true when taking blood pressure. Many people don’t realize that WHEN and WHERE you take your blood pressure is as important as HOW. This can lead to misdiagnosis where people who don’t actually have...