The Thorn That Sticks it to High Blood Pressure

The Thorn That Sticks it to High Blood Pressure

Thorns are usually associated with hurting rather than healing, but a near neighbour to the common Tea Rose looks set to have its hidden health properties gain wider attention. It’s a potent herbal remedy that you might have growing in your own garden, and it’s great...
Most Common Acid Reflux Treatment is Lethal

Most Common Acid Reflux Treatment is Lethal

The most common treatment for acid reflux is a class of drugs called proton pump inhibitors, or PPIs. The latest estimates suggest that 15 million Americans are taking one of these drugs on prescription, and that’s without counting users who get them over the counter,...
Common Heart Medication Causes Dementia

Common Heart Medication Causes Dementia

If you’ve got a serious heart condition, then the chances are good that you’ll be on the same heart medication as 18 million other Americans. (At least that was the figure in 2016 and it is even more by now.) It’s the 41st most prescribed drug in America, despite the...
Your Phone Is Like a TV Remote for High Blood Pressure

Your Phone Is Like a TV Remote for High Blood Pressure

When we say “Your phone is like a TV remote for high blood pressure” we don’t mean there’s an app for that. And we don’t mean you can point your phone at people and make their blood pressure soar either, but we do mean it does do something nearly as bad to...
A New Way to Diagnose Vertigo at Home

A New Way to Diagnose Vertigo at Home

30 percent of people suffer from vertigo at some point in their lives but getting it diagnosed can be a real hassle. The problem is that it’s such a specialized field, so when you arrive at the ER they might not have a practitioner and the diagnostic instruments...
7 Deadly Sins of Food for High Blood Pressure

7 Deadly Sins of Food for High Blood Pressure

You don’t need us to tell you that high blood pressure is bad news. It’s common knowledge, but do you know what you should be doing about it? There’s a ton of research out there which tells us what to eat and what to avoid to keep our blood pressure healthy, but it...