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New four-in-one pill found to treat hypertension

New four-in-one pill found to treat hypertension

Every patient on the pilot trial conducted by The George Institute for Global Health in Australia saw their blood levels drop to normal levels in just four weeks.

High blood pressure has many reasons, one of them is unhealthy gut bacteria – Read

High blood pressure has many reasons, one of them is unhealthy gut bacteria – Read

This finding is "further evidence for the continued study of the microbiota in the development of hypertension in humans and supports a potential role for probiotics as treatment for hypertension," said the researchers.

Football may reduce high blood pressure in women

Football may reduce high blood pressure in women

In addition, football can also be used for effective prevention and treatment of a number of lifestyle diseases, including cardiovascular disease and Type 2 diabetes.

People who develop hypertension at older phase may have decreased risk of dementia

People who develop hypertension at older phase may have decreased risk of dementia

The study further reveals that individuals developing blood pressure at the age of 80 or more, possess lesser risk of getting exposed to dementia.

Pregnant? Your BP may tell gender of your baby

Pregnant? Your BP may tell gender of your baby

The research led by Dr Ravi Retnakaran, endocrinologist at Mount Sinai Hospital in Canada, found that higher blood pressure was an indication that a boy was more likely to be conceived, however, women with lower blood pressure tended to give birth to a girl.

High blood pressure on a substantial rise across the world including India

High blood pressure on a substantial rise across the world including India

Systolic is the top number and diastolic is the bottom number when it comes to measuring blood pressure.
 

Sleep apnea reduces your ability to regulate blood pressure, says study

Sleep apnea reduces your ability to regulate blood pressure, says study

A new study has revealed that a single bout of sleep apnea can decrease your ability to regulate blood pressure.

Nearly 200 million Indians suffer from high BP

Nearly 200 million Indians suffer from high BP

Reports claim that the number has escalated to nearly 200 million, with the burden of the condition shifting from the rich to the poor.

Know these amazing health benefits of custard apple!

Know these amazing health benefits of custard apple!

Custard apple rich in anti-oxidants like vitamin C that helps to get rid of free radicals from the body.

Hypertension: Five natural home remedies to lower high blood pressure!

Long term high blood pressure is also a major risk factor for coronary artery disease, stroke, heart failure, peripheral vascular disease, vision loss and chronic kidney disease.

A third of strokes caused by air pollution, lifestyle diseases in India

As India continue to report 16 lakh cases of stroke every year, health experts have said that at least one third of these cases are caused by mere modifiable lifestyle factors and deteriorating air quality.

Hypertension woes? Here are some tips on how to beat the condition

Adequate sleep of at least 6-8 hours is required if you want to keep the symptoms of this ailment at bay.

Whole grain diet may lower risk of heart disease: Study

 A new study found that whole grain diet helps to reduce the risk of developing heart disease in overweight and obese adults who are under the age of 50.

Try these home remedies to treat high blood pressure!

 High blood pressure is a chronic medical condition which boost the risk of developing many health related problems like heart disease, stroke and kidney failure.

Revealed – Hypertension is controlled by rice-grain sized carotid!

Scientists at the University of Bristol have found that removing one carotid body from some patients suffering from hypertension can provide immediate and sustained fall in blood pressure. 

Five surprising health benefits of jaggery – From constipation to weight loss!

Jaggery, which acts as diuretic, can help stimulate bowel movements, thereby providing relief from constipation.

This is why you should eat olives!

Who doesn't like to eat olives? Well, everyone loves the fruit, be it on your favourite pizza, sandwich or salad.

Withings launches wireless BP monitor in India

Taking home health monitoring to a whole new level, French consumer electronics company Withings has announced the launch of a wireless blood pressure monitor for the Indian market.

Top five amazing benefits of spinach!

Spinach is a dark green leafy vegetable and considered as a superfood due to its antioxidants and anti-cancer composition.

Diet designed to lower BP cuts risk of kidney disease too

This diet, known as DASH for Dietary Approaches to Stop Hypertension, was designed primarily to reduce blood pressure.