High blood pressure: Always choose this type of bread to lower an elevated reading

HIGH blood pressure doesn’t tend to have noticeable symptoms and many of those with the condition won’t realise they have it. But if it’s left ignored, it can lead to more serious health problems, such as cardiovascular disease. Bread is an important part of a person’s diet, but particular loaves can increase your reading.

Jared Kushner’s security clearance reportedly limits his access to some high level US secrets

Reuters/Jonathan Ernst President Donald Trump’s son-in-law, Jared Kushner, reportedly does not have a high-enough security clearance level to gain access to some of the most sensitive US government secrets. Kushner was granted a permanent security clearance in late May, but only at the “top secret” level. A top secret clearance does not provide access to […]

High blood pressure linked to strokes and Alzheimer’s

Researchers also found that the number of brain lesions did not change even if participants used high blood pressure drugs. They analysed 1,288 older people and found that participants whose blood pressure was 10 per cent higher than average were 46 per cent more likely to have brain lesions. The pensioners with higher blood pressure […]

High blood pressure: Add these potassium-rich foods to your diet to lower your reading

HIGH blood pressure rarely has any noticeable symptoms and many of those with the condition won’t realise they have it. But if it’s left ignored, high blood pressure can lead to more serious health conditions, including cardiovascular disease. One way to lower your reading is to eat more potassium.

High blood pressure: Five fresh foods that can lower your BP reading

High blood pressure is often caused by a poor diet and lack of exercise. The condition is diagnosed if a blood pressure reading is over 140/90 mmHg at several different times of day. Two pressures are measured: The systolic blood pressure, the force when the heart pushes blood around the body, and the diastolic blood […]