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One Type of Blood Pressure Drug Raises Cancer Risk

In All Health Watch, Cancer, General Health by INH Research0 Comments

Millions of Americans take angiotensin-converting enzyme (ACE) inhibitors to lower their blood pressure.

The drugs include lisinopril, benazepril, enalapril, ramipril, and perindopril.

They work by causing the muscles around blood vessels to relax. This allows them to open wider, reducing hypertension.[1]

But a major study shows that these medications raise the risk of one of the most feared and deadly diseases in America by nearly a third.… Read More

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Multivitamins Help You Live Longer, Study Finds

In All Health Watch, Anti-Aging, Diet and Nutrition, Featured Article, Longevity by INH Research0 Comments

Multivitamins are far and away the number one selling nutritional supplement in the U.S.  

They are well ahead of the number two seller, vitamin D, and number three, vitamin C.i 

With so many people taking multis, maybe you’ve wondered if you should, too.  

If nothing else, they are convenient. You can get a wide range of crucial vitamins and minerals in a single pill. Read More

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The Crucial Vital Sign Most Doctors Miss

In All Health Watch, Blood Pressure, Featured Article, Fitness and Exercise, Heart and Cardiovascular by INH Research0 Comments

Americans visit the doctor an average of three times a year. And during each visit, the doctor or a nurse typically takes vital signs. 

There are four standard vital signs: 

  1. Pulse rate 
  2. Respiration rate 
  3. Blood pressure  
  4. Body temperature. 

But new research makes the case that there should be a fifth. 

The Vital Sign Your Doctor Should Check, But Doesn’t 

A review of more than 140 recent studies looked at the relationship between muscle mass and overall health.Read More

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Drink Coffee for Healthier Skin

In All Health Watch, Featured Article, General Health by INH Research0 Comments

By now you’ve heard about the wide-ranging health benefits of coffee drinking.  

The energy-boosting beverage is linked to lower risk of dementia, hearing loss, heart disease, stroke, diabetes, cancer, and liver disease.  

Now, you can add another condition to the list… 

Coffee Benefits Are More than Skin Deep 

Nearly a quarter of us suffer from an ugly and disturbing skin condition as we get older.Read More

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Your Teeth May Be the Hidden Cause of Your High Blood Pressure

In All Health Watch, Blood Pressure, Featured Article, Heart and Cardiovascular by INH Research0 Comments

If you walk into your doctor’s office and your blood pressure is high, chances are you’ll be told to eat less salt. And if your reading is higher than 130/80, it’s likely you’ll be prescribed a blood pressure drug. 

But a surprising study shows that hypertension in many people may be caused by a common dental problem. And in these patients, eating less salt and taking blood pressure drugs don’t work.Read More