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.
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SUFFERING from higher blood pressure later in life could put people at risk of brain diseases such as dementia, warns research. The study showed older people with high blood pressure were more at risk of brain lesions – blockages in the brain – which can lead to strokes and Alzheimer’s disease.
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 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.
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HIGH blood pressure is diagnosed by a reading over 140/90 mmHg when measurements are taken in both arms. However, the time blood pressure is gauged may affect the results. Blood pressure is highest and lowest at these times.
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 […]
HIGH blood pressure, or hypertension, could be reduced by making changes to a sufferers diet. Reducing consumption of poor quality, high salt foods, and increasing consumption of alternatives could help reduce high blood pressure. Try these five fresh foods to help lower blood pressure.
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