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High Blood Pressure? This Common Food Additive May Be the Culprit

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

If you go to the doctor and your blood pressure is high, two things are likely to happen… 

First, your physician will tell you to cut down on salt.  

Second, you’ll be handed a prescription for a hypertension drug. 

But a new study finds that your doctor should talk to you about stopping what could be the root cause of your high blood pressure. Read More

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Don’t Quit Daily Aspirin Cold Turkey

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

You’ve probably seen the recent headlines about how low-dose aspirin is no longer recommended for people who haven’t had a heart attack.i 

This is a big change. For decades, doctors routinely told older patients to take daily aspirin if they had any heart risk factors.  

Now the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force says the risk of bleeding caused by aspirin outweighs the heart benefit for people who haven’t had a heart attack.Read More

Two Natural Solutions to the Holiday Blues

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

If you’re prone to depression, the holidays can be the worst of times.  

The stress of travel and seeing relatives can be overwhelming.  

And if you’re susceptible to seasonal affective disorder, lack of sunlight can also be a factor in causing mood issues this time of year. 

Sixty-four percent of people with depression report that the holidays make their condition worse.Read More

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This Brain Hack Makes It Easier to Learn New Skills

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

Anybody who has tried to learn to play golf, to dance, do yoga, or to play the piano will tell you that it’s not easy learning a new physical skill. 

Sometimes your body just won’t do what your mind wants it to do. It’s easy to give up when frustration sets in. 

But researchers have discovered a simple trick that might help.Read More

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Why Seniors Often Come Out of the Hospital in Worse Shape than When They Went In

In All Health Watch, Big Pharma, Blood Pressure, Heart and Cardiovascular by INH Research0 Comments

You go into the hospital for one reason… 

To get better.  

But an alarming study shows that many seniors are coming out in worse shape than when they went in. 

The reason? 

Doctors are sending them home with an overdose of blood pressure medications. 

A University of California study revealed this troubling trend.i 

Researchers looked at the records of almost 15,000 patients admitted to a Veteran’s Affairs hospital.Read More

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It’s in the Air…and It’s Damaging Your Heart

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

You may have read the news stories about cities in India and China that have air pollution so thick that people have to stay inside their homes to avoid getting sick.i 

Anyone who has visited Los Angeles can tell you that the U.S. has its own air pollution problems.  

You may figure you’re not being harmed by air pollution if you don’t live a big city with smog. Read More