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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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New Study: Red Meat Is NOT Bad for Your Heart

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

“Beef—it’s what’s for dinner.”

This famous TV commercial line spoken by Robert Mitchum was launched in 1992 as the beef industry tried to fight off the entrenched medical belief that eating red meat caused disease.

Even today, U.S. nutritional guidelines still advise eating less than 3 ounces of beef or pork per day.1

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75% of Heart Attack Victims Break This Simple Rule

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

More than 100,000 Americans die of a heart attack each year. But that number would be much lower if the vast majority of them didn’t ignore one simple rule…

Call 911.

A study in the journal Circulation found that only 23% of people in the hospital for chest pain called 911. The others either drove themselves or had someone else drive them.

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Protein Drinks Cut Heart Attack and Stroke Risk

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

Whey protein drinks have long been used by bodybuilders to add muscle. More recently, they’ve become popular among seniors seeking a way to stay strong as they age.

But new research shows that protein supplements may be good for everyone. A surprising UK study found they lower blood pressure and cut the risk of heart attack and stroke.1

Researchers at the University of Reading had 38 people with borderline high blood pressure drink two commercial powdered whey protein shakes per day for eight weeks.

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Never Do This When You’re Angry

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

Many people like to cope with anger with a hard workout. That’s a bad idea.

In fact, it could kill you, according to a new study.1

Researchers from the Crozer-Keystone Family Medicine Residency Program in Springfield, Pa., gathered data from over 12,000 heart attack victims in 52 countries.

The participants completed questionnaires asking the kind of “triggers” they had experienced before their heart attack.

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Never Do This if You Have High Blood Pressure

In All Health Watch, Blood Pressure, Diet and Nutrition, Featured Article, Health Warning, Heart and Cardiovascular, Heart Attacks by INH Research2 Comments

Habitually eating a late dinner can triple your risk of a deadly heart attack if you have high blood pressure, a new study finds.1

Normally, your blood pressure goes down by about 10% at night. But eating within two hours of bedtime releases a rush of stress hormones that stops your blood pressure from dropping.2 It keeps your body on “high alert” and maintains your blood pressure at daytime levels when you are sleeping.

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