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Could A Zinc Deficiency Play A Role in High Blood Pressure?

Could A Zinc Deficiency Play A Role in High Blood Pressure?

A new study has found that lower-than-normal zinc levels may contribute to high blood pressure, or hypertension, by altering the way the kidneys handle sodium. The study has been published ahead of print in the American Journal of Physiology – Renal Physiology.  The study reports; […]

New Study: Salt-Induced High Blood Pressure Not Offset By a Healthy Diet

New Study: Salt-Induced High Blood Pressure Not Offset By a Healthy Diet

📸 by NaturalON High blood pressure, or hypertension, occurs when the force of blood that pushes against the artery walls become too high, causing damage to the heart and blood vessels and increasing your risk of stroke and heart disease. There are many factors that […]

The Scientific Link Between Alcohol and Breast Cancer in African American Women

The Scientific Link Between Alcohol and Breast Cancer in African American Women

*Image: Huffington Post The scientific link between alcohol and breast cancer is strong, but most of the research backing it has been done in caucasian women, not diverse groups of women. Now, in a new analysis published in Cancer Epidemiology, Biomarkers & Prevention, scientists find […]

Could Your Heart’s Age be Older Than You Are? – InVite Health Blog

Could Your Heart’s Age be Older Than You Are? – InVite Health Blog

In a report published by the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), officials estimate that 3 out of 4 adults in the United States have a predicted “heart age” older than their chronological age, which increases their risk of heart attack and stroke. Your […]

Study Suggests New Blood Pressure Guidelines for Those Over 50

Study Suggests New Blood Pressure Guidelines for Those Over 50

According to CNN, about a third of adults in the U.S. suffer from hypertension, a leading risk factor for heart disease, stroke, kidney failure and other health problems. Recent government data provided by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services have indicated that between […]

Supporting Approaches to Managing Hypertension By Jun Wang, MS

Supporting Approaches to Managing Hypertension By Jun Wang, MS

Also known as high blood pressure, hypertension is a common condition that measures the force of blood against the artery walls as your heart pumps oxygen rich blood throughout your body. There is normally a little resistance from the arteries which carry the blood and […]