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The Ancient Aztec Secret to Lower Blood Pressure

In All Health Watch, Blood Pressure, Diet and Nutrition, Featured Article, Heart and Cardiovascular, Heart Disease by Garry Messick0 Comments

Aztec warriors were known for their bravery, fierceness, and fighting skills. But the people of ancient Mexico prized one quality in their warriors above all others…

Speed.

Not only were fast runners superior fighters, but to maintain their vast empire, the Aztecs needed fast runners to carry messages from one village to another. Running was considered so important that one of the Aztec gods is named Paina, which means “runner.”[1]

In letters to the Spanish crown, Cortez reported that teams of Aztec relay runners could carry information 260 miles in less than a day.

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Study: Exercise Works as Well as Drugs to Lower Blood Pressure

In All Health Watch, Anti-Aging, Big Pharma, Blood Pressure, Featured Article by Garry Messick0 Comments

If you walk into your doctor’s office with high blood pressure, chances are that you’ll walk out with a prescription for a hypertension drug.

But major new research shows that exercise can lower high blood pressure just as much as medications…and without the side effects that drugs often cause.

The study is believed to be the first of its kind.

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