There’s a new treatment for one of the leading causes of heart problems.
There’s a place where heart disease barely exists. You can find it off the coast of Panama. It’s home to the Kuna people… and they have some of the lowest rates of heart disease in the world.
Imagine that your body is a car. Your heart is the engine. And your blood is the oil that keeps it running.
There’s good news for people with high blood pressure (HBP). That’s because new research shows that one simple remedy can significantly lower it.
Cardiologists are rethinking their overuse of angioplasty – a procedure to unclog heart arteries. What’s behind it? Soaring health care costs. And fear that the FDA and insurance companies will soon clamp down on the costly treatment.
High blood pressure – also known as hypertension – can lead to heart attack, stroke, or brain damage.