Mothers who breastfeed their babies for at least six months have lower blood pressure and they are less likely to develop hypertension later in life, according to a study.
Stiffer arteries and the inability of blood vessels to relax even to healthy people is linked to lack of vitamin D, according to the Emory-Georgia Tech Predictive Health Institute.
A new study suggests that physical activity may help reduce the hypertension of people who are fond of high sodium diet.
With the alarming rate among adults having high blood pressure, one can sincerely calls for an advocacy for healthy eating habits and lifestyle practices to avoid cardiovascular diseases.
A person’s average daily intake of salt is 3900 milligrams, but if you have normal blood pressure experts recommend that you should limit your salt intake to 2,400 milligrams a day.
The World Health Organization (WHO) of the United Nations recently reported that fewer people worldwide now die of infectious diseases and more of chronic conditions such as heart disease and stroke.
A new data has provided the link showing that there are earlier deaths because of noise.
Studies have shown that hypertension or high blood pressure, if it is not detected and treated immediately, it is highly life threatening and complications can be developed over a period of time such as hardening of arteries known as (atherosclerosis) or bulging of the artery (aneurysm) in the brain that can lead to stroke.
About three hundred twenty million people are obese and the number is not decreasing considering the sedentary lifestyle of many individuals and the proliferation of unhealthy foods as reported by the World Health Organization (WHO).