In England, 32 per cent of men and 30 per cent of women have high blood pressure. Unfortunately, many people simply do not know their blood pressure level, despite the fact that measuring blood pressure is quick, easy, cheap and painless.
What is Blood Pressure?
Blood pressure is the force that blood puts on [...]
A new study published just last month in the journal Hypertension suggests that drinking just one glass of beetroot a day can reduce blood pressure.
The study was conducted by researchers at Queen Mary University of London, Barts and The London School of Medicine and Dentistry. It involved eight women and seven men who [...]
A new trial has found evidence that omega-3 supplementation can reduce the harmful effects of air pollution (1). The randomised, controlled trial, soon to be published in Environmental Health Perspectives, found that fish oil supplements can counter the effects of air pollution, helping to protect city dwellers from heart disease.
It is widely accepted [...]
A new study suggests that green coffee extract may be an effective supplement in aiding weight loss (1). The supplement was linked with substantial weight loss, decreased body fat, and a decrease in blood pressure over the short study period.
The research, published in the journal Diabetes, Metabolic Syndrome and Obesity, followed a group [...]
Mental stress is known to have a negative effect on heart health, and unmanaged stress is linked with increased blood pressure, an important predictor of heart disease. Managing mental stress can be a huge help to those looking to support their cardiovascular health. Of course this is often easier said than done. After all, stress [...]