The Best Blood Pressure Treatment For People Over 75

Many people in the United States, especially those past the age of 45, suffer from high blood pressure — one in three American adults, to be exact. If the condition goes untreated, it can lead to heart attack, heart failure, bleeding in the brain, and even death. But according to a new study published in JAMA,… Continue reading The Best Blood Pressure Treatment For People Over 75

Neighborhoods Are Healthiest When Everything Is Walking Distance

Walking for as few as 30 minutes a day is the easiest way to jumpstart a fitness routine, according to the American Heart Association. Unfortunately, many aspects of our lives, notably our jobs and the places we live, have led to less walking and more sitting and driving. Researchers from the Li Ka Shing Knowledge Institute… Continue reading Neighborhoods Are Healthiest When Everything Is Walking Distance

This Is What Happens To Your Body When You Don’t Eat Enough Salt

Across the United States, roughly 80 million adults are at greater risk for heart disease and stroke because of high blood pressure, also known as hypertension. But while nearly all Americans consume more salt than they should, exacerbating their risk, not everyone should switch to a low-salt diet. A team of researchers from McMaster University’s School… Continue reading This Is What Happens To Your Body When You Don’t Eat Enough Salt

Why drinking water with lemon is good for you

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If you’re looking for a morning health boost and can’t stand the taste of apple cider vinegar, try hot water with lemon. Health experts say the acidity of the lemons improves digestion. Lemons contain potent antioxidants, which can also protect against disease, says Dr. Jonny Bowden, a nutritionist and health author. “It’s very alkalizing for the… Continue reading Why drinking water with lemon is good for you

Electrical Safety Training – Best Electrical Safety Tips For Your Home

Every home has electricity flowing through it and normally safe however, if you have young children or are planning to do work on you home, you must make sure you have some basic electrical safety training and electrical safety rules. Electricity is a part of modern society however without the proper precautions electricity can kill very… Continue reading Electrical Safety Training – Best Electrical Safety Tips For Your Home

There’s Harmful Phthalates in Your Burger and Fries

Double All Day Burger AUD13, chips AUD3, Coke AUD3.50 - Rooftop Burger Shack, Melbourne - D7000

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Phthalates are a class of man-made chemicals, and they are in nearly every synthetic product we use on a regular basis. They’re used to make plastics more flexible and vinyl more durable, so they’re in things like flooring, shower curtains, and plastic toys, plus they’re used as a gelling agent in personal care products, so they’re… Continue reading There’s Harmful Phthalates in Your Burger and Fries

Heart Patients’ Condition Improves With Vitamin D Supplements

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Vitamin D is commonly called the “sunshine vitamin” because our skin naturally makes it when it’s exposed to the ultraviolet B rays found in sunlight. Yet, even during the summer months, heart failure patients are often deficient in this vitamin. Seeking to resolve this issue, a new five-year study investigated the potential benefits heart patients experience… Continue reading Heart Patients’ Condition Improves With Vitamin D Supplements

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