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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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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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Not Only Can Fast Food Kill You… So Can the Wrapper

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

We all know that fast foods are loaded with bad fats, chemical preservatives, carbs, sugar, and calories. But now there is another reason to stay away from the stuff.

Researchers from the Silent Spring Institute in Newton, Mass., tested more than 400 fast food wrappers and boxes. They came from 27 chain restaurants across the country.

They found that 46% of the wrappers contained the toxic chemical fluorine.

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Why Seniors Should Think Twice About Taking Blood Pressure Drugs

In All Health Watch, Alzheimer's and Memory, Blood Pressure, Cognitive Health, Diet and Nutrition, Featured Article, Heart and Cardiovascular, Nootropics and Brain Support by INH Research0 Comments

For years, doctors and researchers believed that high blood pressure increases the risk of dementia. It was thought that hypertension damaged blood vessels in the brain.1

But ground-breaking new research has found the opposite may be true: The elderly may need higher blood pressure to stave off brain aging.

An intriguing study at the University of California, Irvine has found that high blood pressure may be your body’s way of preventing dementia.

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