High blood pressure – the 60p ‘superfruit’ drink that could slash hypertension risk

High blood pressure affects more than 25 per cent of all UK adults. The condition, which is also known as hypertension, increases the risk of some deadly complications, including heart attacks and strokes. But making some small diet or lifestyle changes could lower your risk of developing high blood pressure. Drinking more cranberry juice is a quick […]

High blood pressure – 30p breakfast snack could lower hypertension risk

High blood pressure affects more than 25 per cent of all UK adults. The condition, which is also known as hypertension, puts extra pressure on blood vessels and vital organs, including the heart and lungs. But making some small changes to your diet plan could lower the risk of developing high blood pressure. Eating more […]

North Korea slams US after Pompeo’s call to maintain sanctions pressure on Pyongyang

The recent moves by Washington “are not helpful at all for building confidence” in relations with Pyongyang, North Korean Foreign Minister Ri Yong-ho told a security forum in Singapore, according to a statement cited by Reuters. Moreover, advancing “unilateral demands will further deepen mistrust, instead of reviving trust,” the minister said. He cautioned that the US shouldn’t […]

High blood pressure warning – do you see this sign in your eyes? Symptoms revealed

High blood pressure affects more than 25 per cent of all UK adults. The condition, which is also known as hypertension, puts extra pressure on blood vessels and vital organs. It’s not always possible to know if someone is at risk of high blood pressure. But, some symptoms may become visible if the patient has […]

High blood pressure symptoms: Nine signs you need to control your blood sugar

High blood pressure symptoms may go undetected and the only way to find out for sure if you have it is to have your blood pressure checked. All adults over 40 are advised to have theirs checked at least every five years, and this can be done at your GP surgery, at some pharmacies, as […]

High blood pressure – add this 20p ‘superfood’ to your dinner to slash hypertension risk

High blood pressure affects more than 25 per cent of all adults in the UK. The risk of developing the condition, which is also known as hypertension, increases as you get older, or if you’re overweight. But making some small dietary changes could help to lower the risk of high blood pressure symptoms. Eating more […]

High blood pressure: This summertime food could slash hypertension risk

High blood pressure could be lowered by eating a more balanced and healthy diet, according to experts. But, what foods are best to add? Sufferers aiming to lower high blood pressure should add apricots to their diet, medicinal website Healthline advised. This is because they contain more potassium than other fruits. “Increasing your potassium intake […]

High blood pressure: How should I measure BP readings? – Don’t use this machine

High blood pressure is diagnosed through repeated measurements over the course of several days. These are taken using machines wrapped around the wrist or arm, among others. However, one machine could be better than another. “Don’t use the wrist monitor as they’re pretty unreliable,” said Graham MacGregor, Professor of Cardiovascular Medicine at Queen Mary University, […]