Six Ways to Lower Blood Pressure Without Drugs

Many things are known to cause high blood pressure. In some cases, it is probably caused by a combination of factors. Drugs treat a specific pathway. Over time, drug dosage or the type of drug is changed because it may … Continue reading

Seven Ways to Shape Up and Slow Down Brain Aging

Our brains age daily, incrementally, of course. However, inevitable brain aging can be addressed with simple lifestyle changes. Keeping your brain healthy longer is key to an enjoyable retirement. Brain Aging https://www.nia.nih.gov/health/how-aging-brain-affects-thinking. What are some common symptoms of an aging … Continue reading

A Dozen Things You Can Do Proactively to Improve Heart Health

We do not know what we do not know. How can we begin to improve heart health if we do not know what causes heart disease? Do not make any changes to your lifestyle without consulting your physician first, especially … Continue reading

Is There a Link Between Cancer and Heart Failure?

It seems we get more diseases as we grow older. It might start with high blood pressure. Then, maybe diabetes. A heart condition might develop after that. Then, the Big C may appear. Is there a link between these diseases? … Continue reading

MIND Diet Challenges DASH Diet to Reduce Brain Lesions and Improve Quality of Life

A lesion may develop in the brain when blood does not flow freely. Some diseases, like multiple sclerosis (MS), cause brain lesions. Scientists designed a diet that benefits people with MS. Multiple Sclerosis https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/multiple-sclerosis/symptoms-causes/syc-20350269. MS is an autoimmune disease that … Continue reading

An Unexpected Result in Alzheimer’s Testing May Result in New Blood Pressure Drug

Over one hundred million Americans have high blood pressure (hypertension) that is their systolic blood pressure is above 130 mm Hg, or their diastolic blood pressure is over 80 mm Hg – https://www.healthline.com/health/high-blood-pressure-hypertension Just a few years ago, high blood … Continue reading

New Technique Successful Treating Drug-Resistant Hypertension

Hypertension (high blood pressure) occurs in one out of four adults in the United States. I had this health problem off and on when I was flying in the military. My high blood pressure was caused by weight gain or … Continue reading

New Heart Health Benefit from Green Tea Discovered

There have been many studies and articles about tea and its health benefits. Here is a new one I came across today. Blood Pressure Improvement https://www.medicinenet.com/script/main/art.asp?articlekey=253148 The most recent edition of the journal Cellular Physiology and Biochemistry published new insights … Continue reading

Heart Attack & Stroke Risk Reduced by One Pill

News today indicates that a single pill can reduce heart attack and stroke. It is called a polypill. It contains several generic blood pressure and cholesterol medications. The Polypill Announcement https://www.newsmax.com/health/health-news/pill-polypill-stroke-heart-attack/2020/11/17/id/997390/ Four drugs – Simvastatin (a cholesterol-lowering drug), Atenolol (a … Continue reading

2 Drugs May Solve 3 Diabetes Health Problems

Diabetes creates more health problems than most people know. Many of us think of diabetes as being a blood sugar problem. However, diabetes is a triple threat to your health. Background https://www.newsmax.com/health/health-news/blood-pressure-kidney-disease-drugs-medication/2020/11/05/id/995514/. Diabetes is insidious. People who skip annual physicals … Continue reading