Reducing Salt Consumption to Lower Blood Pressure and Preserve Cardiovascular Health

2023-12-06 09:04:44 Reducing salt consumption reduces blood pressure for hypertensives under treatment, helping to preserve their cardiovascular system. Rising blood pressure: are you consuming too much salt? The WHO recommends that adults consume no more than 5 g of salt per day, and 2 g for children. But “in France, women consume on average 7 … Read more

Intensive Blood Pressure Therapy for Patients with Orthostatic Hypotension

2023-11-20 15:50:08 Patients with chronic high blood pressure, but also asymptomatic orthostatic hypotension (OH), benefit just as much from more intensive blood pressure therapy as patients without a drop in blood pressure when standing up. This is shown by a meta-analysis of 9 randomized studies, the results of which are now in JAMA were published … Read more

Isometric Exercises for Hypertension: Improve Heart Health and Reduce Blood Pressure

2023-11-17 02:15:20 Hypertension is one of the most diagnosed pathologies in recent times due to the increase in bad habits in the population, among which sedentary lifestyle and poor diet stand out. Hypertension is one of the most diagnosed pathologies. Source: Freepik. Different investigations revealed that to reduce this pathology, isometric exercises, those in which … Read more

China’s 4-Year Blood Pressure Reduction Program Leads to 22 mmHg Decrease in Systolic Blood Pressure and Reduced Risk of Dementia – Study Results Presented at AHA 2023

2023-11-16 11:41:30 Philadelphia – A 4-year blood pressure reduction intervention program in China has resulted in a 22 mmHg reduction in systolic blood pressure in patients with hypertension. The risk of all-cause dementia decreased by 15% and cognitive impairment without dementia by 16% compared to standard treatment. These results of a cluster-randomized study were presented … Read more

Combat The Dangers of Sitting: Walking Breaks Every 30 Minutes

2023-11-15 12:29:01 If your work or studies require you to spend many hours sitting, there is a way to reduce the harmful effects this has on your health: take a gentle walk (brief and leisurely) of five minutes every half hour. This is the main finding of a new study that my colleagues and I … Read more

15 Natural Ways to Reduce Blood Pressure

2023-11-15 08:00:59 High blood pressure, also known as hypertension, can have detrimental long-term consequences for heart health. Fortunately, there are many natural strategies to reduce blood pressure and improve your cardiovascular health. We’ll explore 15 natural ways to lower blood pressure and protect your heart. 1. Exercise regularly Regular exercise is one of the best … Read more