These Heart-Health Exercises are Twice as Effective as Drugs

These Heart-Health Exercises are Twice as Effective as Drugs

Heart attacks and strokes are caused by blocked blood flow in the heart and up to the brain. To prevent this and improve cardiovascular health, doctors recommend changes in diet, exercise and then, of course, drugs (lots of drugs). However, there is a different, more...
These Berries: a Blood Pressure Reduction Miracle

These Berries: a Blood Pressure Reduction Miracle

Too high in calories, too expensive—this berry has been criticized a lot, which is probably why it isn’t eaten as much as it should be. According to a study from the University of Mississippi’s School of Pharmacy, consuming just half a cup of these berries can...
When Breathing Causes Heart Attack and High Blood Pressure

When Breathing Causes Heart Attack and High Blood Pressure

Research out of Italy recently has given scientists pause for thought … a pause in breathing, that is. Looking at hospitalization records related to high blood pressure, heart disease, and heart attack, scientists discovered that the essential act of breathing could...
Cheap Mineral Slashes Blood Pressure Significantly

Cheap Mineral Slashes Blood Pressure Significantly

According to researchers from Hertfordshire University Hatfield in the UK, a mineral found as a supplement in every drug store significantly lowers high blood pressure. It also relaxes blood vessels, dissolves blood clots, prevents arrhythmia and spasms in the heart...
The Worst Cholesterol Eliminated With This Fruit

The Worst Cholesterol Eliminated With This Fruit

It’s a fruit loved by many and carries many health benefits. Scientists have previously found that this fruit is heart-healthy and can reduce LDL cholesterol (also known as bad cholesterol). A study published in the Journal of Nutrition has now uncovered even more....
Sleep Apnea and Heart Attacks—a Joyous Link

Sleep Apnea and Heart Attacks—a Joyous Link

Cardiovascular diseases (strokes and heart attacks) are the primary killers of elderly adults. Notably, over 60% of those with a cardiovascular disease also suffer from sleep apnea. While it often goes undiagnosed, you probably have it if you snore loudly. So, sleep...