Top five delicious foods for lowering blood pressure!

Hypertension or high blood pressure is a chronic medical condition in which the blood flow in the arteries is often high.  

Daily consumption of dairy products can help curb high BP

A new study has revealed that drinking just over two cups a day of milk and consuming total dairy, low-fat dairy products can help in curbing high blood pressure.

High protein diets may lower blood pressure

Adults who consume a high-protein diet may be at a lower risk for developing high blood pressure, research shows.

Even small weight gains in healthy adults may spike blood pressure levels

A new research has revealed that blood pressure may increase with small weight gains in healthy adults.

Not salt but high BMI triggers hyper-tension

If you are suffering from high blood pressure, check your Body Mass Index (BMI) first as a new study indicates sodium intake has less impact on overall health than previously thought.

Banana can reduce risk of stroke, death in older women

A new study has found that postmenopausal women who consume potassium-rich foods like banana face lesser risk of stroke and death.

An hour of moderate exercise daily halves heart failure risks

A new study has revealed that an hour of moderate exercise everyday or half an hour of vigorous exercise reduces the heart failure risk by 46 percent.

Self-monitoring hypertension program can help curb BP for high-risk patients

A new study has revealed that the hypertension self-management program can help reduce blood pressure for high-risk patients.

How high altitude affects blood pressure
How high altitude affects blood pressure

  In a significant find, an expedition to Mount Everest by Italian researchers has shown for the first time that blood pressure monitored over a 24-hour period rises progressively as people climb to higher altitudes.

Climbing Everest sends blood pressure soaring

A new Mount Everest expedition has helped researchers find the effect of altitude on blood pressure for the first time.

5 reasons why eating olives are a must

Almost everyone loves olives be it on your favourite pizza, sandwich or salad. Not only do they taste good but are loaded with a number of health benefits.

Five health benefits of aromatherapy

Aromatherapy is a commonly known relaxation treatment that uses essential oils extracted from flowers, seeds, barks, herbs and roots. It helps in improving our health, mood and mind.

High-intensity exercise `safe` in heart transplant patients

High-intensity exercise can help stable heart transplant patients reach higher levels of exercise capacity and gain better control of their blood pressure than moderate intensity exercise, a study indicates.

Sleep apnea may lead to resistant high BP

There is a strong link between severe, untreated obstructive sleep apnea and the risk of elevated blood pressure despite the use of high blood pressure medications, an alarming study indicates.

Severe sleep apnea contributes to poor blood pressure

A new research has suggested that severe sleep apnea contributed to the risk of increased blood pressure level despite the use of medication to control it.

Nearly 1.65 mn people die per year due to excess sodium consumption

A new study has revealed that more than 1.6 million cardiovascular-related deaths per year can be attributed to sodium consumption above the World Health Organization`s recommendation of 2.0g (2,000mg) per day, researchers have found in a new analysis evaluating populations across 187 countries.

5 reasons why you should eat celery

Celery is one food item, the health benefits of which remain somewhat unsung.

Too much salt is linked to 1.65 million deaths per year

People around the world eat twice as much salt as they should, and this behavior translates into 1.65 million heart-related deaths per year, researchers said Wednesday.

`Diabetes education` reduces BP, blood sugar

A study has revealed that diabetes education helps people to cope with their diabetic condition by reducing blood sugar, blood pressure and cholesterol levels.

New technique can reduce high BP without drugs

A new technique called mindfulness-based stress reduction (MBSR) can help people suffering from hypertension.