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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; […]

These Simple Mistake Could Be Giving You an Incorrect Blood Pressure Reading

These Simple Mistake Could Be Giving You an Incorrect Blood Pressure Reading

📸 by rawpixel on Unsplash Blood pressure is the force of blood pushing against the walls of the arteries that carry the blood from your heart to other parts of your body. While your blood pressure levels normally rise and fall throughout the day, constant […]

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 […]

Potassium and Magnesium: Precious Minerals for Healthy Blood Pressure

Potassium and Magnesium: Precious Minerals for Healthy Blood Pressure

By Nicole Crane, BS, NTP In the United States alone, 72 million adults, nearly one third of all people over the tender age of 20, have high blood pressure, according to the National Heart and Lung Association. Worldwide, the number of people expected to have […]

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 […]