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A Harvard University researcher while reporting the findings of a new study, said, “In these patients, alternative strategies are invaluable. In this study, we found that the relaxation response can successfully help reduce blood pressure in hypertensive patients who are not taking medication!”





A new study, published this week in PLOS Medicine, shows that a diet low in animal-based foods and high in plant-based foods substantially lowers the risk of type 2 diabetes. They also find that the quality of the plant-based diet plays a significant role.


The single-blind trial, conducted at the University of California-Irvine (UCI), is the first scientific confirmation that the ancient Chinese medical technique is beneficial for patients with mild to moderate hypertension.. In the journal Medical Acupuncture, the team describes finding how electroacupuncture can lower blood pressure for up to 6 weeks in patients with hypertension. Electroacupuncture […]


Untreated high blood pressure, or hypertension, wreaks havoc on the body, leading to heart disease and stroke. New research from the University of Alabama at Birmingham published in the journal Stroke shows that, although HBP medications are beneficial, it is as risky to wait for the condition to develop and then treat it to a controlled level.



Hypertension, also known as high blood pressure, defined as having a blood pressure of 140/90 or higher or taking medication for high blood pressure, is a well-known ‘silent killer.’  According to recent research, it contributes to memory loss in adults over 45.  The study determined that those with high diastolic blood pressure (the second number […]


Among patients with high blood pressure and heart disease, researchers sought to determine if use of anti-inflammatory (NSAIDS such as Motrin, Advil, Aleve, Naproxyn) medications cause and increased risk of adverse events during long–term follow–up.

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