Keep your blood pressure under control with these 7 natural treatments

Keep your blood pressure under control with these 7 natural treatments

To manage your blood pressure, you can make lifestyle changes such as exercising regularly and incorporating healing superfoods like berries and supplements into your diet.Progressive muscle treatment also helps relieve stress and promote relaxation.

An unlikely connection: 4 Reasons why your lower back hurts when you cough

An unlikely connection: 4 Reasons why your lower back hurts when you cough

The position you assume when coughing may exacerbate the pressure caused by spinal stenosis, and this can trigger lower back pain.Disk herniation can cause your lower back and legs to experience tingling, numbness or pain.

Yikes! What causes back pain when you bend over?

Yikes! What causes back pain when you bend over?

If a herniated disk starts pressing on the sciatic nerve, it could cause pressure, burning and even severe pain that could travel from the back all the way down to the legs.

Coronavirus: NHS transplant service ‘may be forced to shut’ due to pandemic

Coronavirus: NHS transplant service ‘may be forced to shut’ due to pandemic

Professor John Forsyth, medical director for transplant and organ donation at NHSBT, said other countries had already reached the point where transplants were no longer possible.It is safe to donate blood during the Covid-19 outbreak, the NHS says.

What is your arterial age? Lower your blood pressure naturally to extend your life

What is your arterial age? Lower your blood pressure naturally to extend your life

Cleaning your mouth moderately – in which these beneficial bacteria are not removed – can improve nitric oxide production and in turn lower blood pressure.A study published in the journal Nature Communications suggested that this form of vitamin B fights aging, at the same time improves blood pressure and arterial health.

Treat calluses with these natural remedies

Treat calluses with these natural remedies

Wear comfortable shoes or protective gloves, try natural remedies like Epsom salts and baking soda paste, and exfoliate and moisturize regularly to keep your skin soft and prevent calluses.

Electrolytes help lower blood pressure

Electrolytes help lower blood pressure

Natural Health News — Increasing levels of electrolytes such as potassium and magnesium, while lowering sodium intake, could be as effective as drugs for lowering blood pressure. “In general, few studies are available, which assessed the effect of these electrolytes on blood pressure,”​ they reported.

Lower Blood Pressure With a Small Dietary Change

Lower Blood Pressure With a Small Dietary Change

The study, which took place at the Pennsylvania State University in State College, found that eating more walnuts is associated with a reduction in blood pressure and a lower risk of developing cardiovascular disease.1 The subjects were 45 overweight or obese men and women, ranging in age from 30 to 65.

Hypertension and Job Stress and Poor Sleep…Oh My!

Hypertension and Job Stress and Poor Sleep…Oh My!

And if you’ve got stress at work (who doesn’t these days) and poor quality sleep, it’s even more necessary to reduce that high blood pressure because, according to new research, having all three together just might be deadly.

Acupressure relieves long-term symptoms of breast cancer treatment

Acupressure relieves long-term symptoms of breast cancer treatment

The study, published in JNCI Cancer Spectrum , looked at the impact of acupressure on symptoms that frequently accompany fatigue in this population: chronic pain, anxiety, depression and poor sleep.

Benefits of Exercise—10 Years Later

Benefits of Exercise—10 Years Later

The low-moderate exercise group had both lower blood pressure and insulin levels during the follow-up testing 10 years later than they had when they were much younger at the beginning of the first trial.

Celery Juice: Miraculous Health Elixir?

Celery Juice: Miraculous Health Elixir?

A 2014 study of 30 hypertensive patients published in the Natural Medicine Journal found that celery seed extract lowered blood pressure by up to 14 percent when taken for six weeks.

MORE protection from gut microbes: Study finds they can prevent high blood pressure caused by a high-salt diet

MORE protection from gut microbes: Study finds they can prevent high blood pressure caused by a high-salt diet

MORE protection from gut microbes: Study finds they can prevent high blood pressure caused by a high-salt diet We all know that too much salt can cause heart disease and kill you.

Blueberries Beat Drugs for Hypertension

Blueberries Beat Drugs for Hypertension

But new research delivers better news: according to a study out of King’s College in London, blueberries can lower blood pressure as effectively as medication and can reduce heart disease risk by 20 percent.

Blueberry antioxidants help lower blood pressure

Blueberry antioxidants help lower blood pressure

“If the changes we saw in blood vessel function after eating blueberries every day could be sustained for a person’s whole life, it could reduce their risk of developing cardiovascular disease by up to 20%.” The study was published in the Journal of Gerontology Series A .

Woman Says Weird Acupressure Trick Helps Get Rid Of Migraines

Woman Says Weird Acupressure Trick Helps Get Rid Of Migraines

According to the Aculief website it works by applying pressure to 'the L14 acupressure point located on your hand between the thumb and forefinger', before adding that 'has been used for thousands of years in Traditional Chinese Medicine to provide relief of headaches'.

How Potassium Can Help Your High Blood Pressure

How Potassium Can Help Your High Blood Pressure

Among them is balancing your potassium level, as this electrolyte has a significant effect on muscle contraction and arterial wall relaxation, but most Americans barely get half of the recommended daily allowance.

Less Salt or More Potassium and Fiber?

Less Salt or More Potassium and Fiber?

Your sodium balance is at least impacted by magnesium, calcium and potassium, which in turn affect several aspects of your health, including blood pressure, bone density and heart and kidney health.

Get Nourished With Foods High in Nitrates

Get Nourished With Foods High in Nitrates

One way to do this is by eating nitrate-rich plant foods such as arugula and fermented beets, as the plant-based nitrates are converted into nitric oxide in your body.

U.S. News ranks best diets for 2019

U.S. News ranks best diets for 2019

After its panel of health experts—23 doctors, registered dieticians, nutritionists and professors—evaluated 41 diets, U.S. News ranked them on five criteria: easy to follow, nutritious, safe, effective for weight loss and protective against diabetes and heart disease. The publication released nine sets of best diet rankings to help consumers find what they need.

Everything You Need to Know About High Blood Pressure

Everything You Need to Know About High Blood Pressure

According to the World Health Organization, high blood pressure affects more than 1.13 billion people worldwide.1 In fact, it’s currently one of the leading risk factors of global mortality, accounting for approximately 7.5 million deaths, which is almost 13 percent of all the total deaths around the world.2 The first body parts that high blood pressure affects are your heart and arteries.

Snoring’s Health Dangers

Snoring’s Health Dangers

The imaging showed that in both male and female subjects who snore or have obstructive sleep apnea, the left ventricle of the heart was more likely to be enlarged, suggesting damage is occurring within the main pumping chamber, which results in the heart having to work harder.

CBD for Eye Problems: Is it a Viable Treatment?

CBD for Eye Problems: Is it a Viable Treatment?

There are very few studies looking at how CBD affects glaucoma, but at least one found that it does not lower intraocular pressure like THC does, unfortunately.

Valsartan Was Recalled Due to Toxic Contaminants

Valsartan Was Recalled Due to Toxic Contaminants

If it's 5 mcU/mL or above you definitely need to lower your insulin level to reduce the risk of high blood pressure and other cardiovascular health problems.

Air Purifier Helps Reduce Blood Pressure

Air Purifier Helps Reduce Blood Pressure

Over a period of three days, the researchers paid close attention to the participants' exposure to fine particulate matter and blood pressure levels, monitoring both on a daily basis, with the goal of determining whether or not the two types of air filters had similar or differing cardioprotective potential.

You can lessen the severity of rheumatoid arthritis with reflexology

You can lessen the severity of rheumatoid arthritis with reflexology

An article in Modern Reflexology explained how one particular branch of this alternative medicine can help manage rheumatoid arthritis. Know these pressure points that relieve rheumatoid arthritis If the natural pathways of chi are blocked, they cause inflammation and pain, which also happen to be common symptoms of rheumatoid arthritis.

Cold Weather—More Heart Attacks

Cold Weather—More Heart Attacks

The study, which took place at Lund University in Sweden, found that weather conditions that include low temperatures and strong winds are associated with an increase in heart attacks.1 These results are based on the medical records of 274,029 adults living in Sweden who had experienced a heart attack at some point from 1998 through 2013.

Bursitis: An Introduction to This Inflammatory Disease

Bursitis: An Introduction to This Inflammatory Disease

Bursitis is the inflammation of your bursa, a small sac that helps prevent buildup of friction between a bone and the surrounding soft tissues such as tendons, ligaments, skin and muscles.

Probiotics found to mitigate the effects of salt on blood pressure

Probiotics found to mitigate the effects of salt on blood pressure

Since the researchers were able to know that the HSD reduces the number of Lactobacillus murinus, they found that the effect could be counteracted simply by using supplemental probiotics.