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Bone Broth Is All the Rage. Here’s What It Does to Your Heart.

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

In the last few years, bone broth has become a wildly popular health remedy. Supporters say you can boil some bones, drink the liquid, and get relief from inflammation, insomnia, joint pain, and autoimmune conditions.

Unfortunately, there is little scientific support for these claims.[1]

Scientists have been hard-pressed to find what is special about bone broth. There are collagen, amino acids, and minerals in it.

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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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Everyone Over 50 Needs This Heart Test

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

When your doctor determines your risk of heart disease, chances are he or she uses a standard cardiac risk equation.

It’s a formula that takes into account your blood pressure, cholesterol, and triglyceride readings. And it looks at whether you are a smoker, have diabetes, have a family history of heart trouble, or are overweight.

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