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This Vitamin Protects You from Polluted Air, Study Finds

In All Health Watch, Diet and Nutrition, Featured Article, Heart and Cardiovascular by INH Research0 Comments

Air pollution is one of the world’s biggest killers, causing more than 7 million deaths a year.1

It causes heart attacks, strokes, lung cancer, and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). All told, air pollution kills one in eight people, according to the World Health Organization.

Now, a new study shows there is a simple way to protect yourself.

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Here’s a Better Way to Lower Blood Pressure

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

If you have high blood pressure, chances are your doctor will do two things:

  1. Tell you to cut salt.
  2. Put you on a blood pressure drug.

The problem with reducing salt is that it tastes good. We feel like we are depriving ourselves when our food is bland. Many people find it hard to stay on a low-sodium diet.

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Blood Thinners Double Heart Attack Risk, Study Finds.

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

First Big Pharma sells us rat poison disguised as a blood thinner and says it won’t harm our bodies. Now they’ve topped even that.

Since the 1950s, doctors have prescribed warfarin, marketed as Coumadin, to control atrial fibrillation (AF).1

AF is a type of irregular heartbeat. It affects about 3 million Americans. It can lead to blood clots in the heart.

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Think You’re Allergic to Nuts? Chances Are, You’re Not

In All Health Watch, Cancer, Diet and Nutrition, Featured Article, Heart and Cardiovascular by INH Research0 Comments

More than 3 million Americans have been told by their doctors that they have a nut allergy.

Typically, they are diagnosed after eating something containing nuts and having a reaction. When they go to their doctor, they are given a skin prick or blood test to confirm their sensitivity.

If the test is positive, their doctor tells them to stay away from all nuts.

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We’ve Been Fighting the Wrong Enemy in the War on Heart Disease

In All Health Watch, Blood Pressure, Cholesterol, Diet and Nutrition, Featured Article, Heart and Cardiovascular, Heart Attacks, Heart Disease by INH Research0 Comments

For decades, cardiologists have considered “soft” plaque your heart’s worst enemy. This is plaque made up mostly of cholesterol and fatty compounds. It’s also called “lipid-laden.”

Doctors believed that soft plaque in coronary arteries was the kind most likely to rupture, block the flow of blood, and give you a heart attack.1

Statin drugs are prescribed specifically to prevent soft plaque.

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