Tag Archives: Pressure

Can a Nap a Day Keep Blood Pressure at Bay?

Catching a quick nap midday may be a simple, no-cost way to lower your blood pressure, according to researchers from the Asklepieion General Hospital in Voula, Greece.1 The research, presented at the American College of Cardiology’s 68th Annual Scientific Session, suggests midday sleep could be as effective at slashing blood pressure levels as other lifestyle… Read More »

High blood pressure medication RECALLED due to possible cancer-causing substance

High blood pressure tablets Irbesartan HCTZ have been recalled nationwide in the US due to a possible cancer risk. Prinston Pharmaceutical Inc. recalled the products that contained N-nitrosodiethylamine (NDEA) above the acceptable daily intake levels released by the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA). NDEA is a substance found in tobacco smoke which has been… Read More »

High blood pressure – six of the WORST foods for deadly hypertension symptoms

High blood pressure is a common condition that affects more than 25 per cent of all adults in the UK. The condition, which is also known as hypertension, puts extra stress on blood vessels and vital organs. Making some small diet and lifestyle swaps could help to lower your chances of developing high blood pressure.… Read More »