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The Best Exercise for High Blood Pressure Is Not What You Think

In All Health Watch, Blood Pressure, Featured Article, Fitness and Exercise, Heart and Cardiovascular by INH Research

Exercise has long been one of the go-to natural remedies for high blood pressure. Typically, people with hypertension are told to do cardio…the more, the better.

The problem is that the results are usually modest. You might get a couple of points lower.

Some people don’t get any drop at all.

Now, researchers have an exercise that works far better than cardio to control hypertension.… Read More

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Arthritis Pain? You Need This One Thing to Stay Healthy

In All Health Watch, Arthritis, Featured Article, Fitness and Exercise by INH Research

As we get older, almost all of us have aches and pains.

Your hips might hurt when you get out of a chair. Your knees may be stiff when you wake up in the morning. You may feel a twinge in your shoulders when you lift something.

All of these things are signs you have osteoarthritis.

In the back of your mind, you may wonder if and when it will turn into a full-blown disability that will mean you won’t be able to do the things you love…or even care for yourself and live independently.… Read More

The Surprising Way Exercise Protects Against Alzheimer’s

In All Health Watch, Alzheimer's and Memory, Featured Article, General Health by INH Research

Scientists have known for years that exercise not only keeps seniors in good physical shape, but it helps them stay mentally sharp. Study after study show that people who work out regularly perform better on cognitive tests as they get older.[i]

But researchers did not know exactly how physical activity improved memory and staved off dementia.

What is the mechanism?

Researchers may finally have an answer.… Read More

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Feeling Lazy Today? This May Be Your Problem

In All Health Watch, Diet and Nutrition, Fitness and Exercise by INH Research

Did you ever have one of those days when you just didn’t feel like moving?

It’s not that you were sick…or didn’t get enough sleep…or were depressed.

But for some reason you just couldn’t get motivated.

A study found that a common food additive may be to blame for your lack of get-up-and-go.

The research was conducted at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center.… Read More

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The Best Exercise for Lowering Blood Pressure

In All Health Watch, Blood Pressure, Fitness and Exercise, General Health, Heart and Cardiovascular by INH Research

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

But s major study shows that it might make more sense to try exercise before starting a medication. The research shows that exercise can lower high blood pressure just as much as medications…and without the side effects that drugs often cause.… 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 Research

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