Midday Napping may Increase Risk for Hypertension

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Amidst the bustle of everyday, nothing can replace the relaxing effects of a nap. However, does the short-term relief come at a permanent price? Is there evidence to support a link between daytime napping and hypertension? How does sleep affect our blood pressure? According to a recent study, a meta-analysis of nine studies, encompassing 120, …


Healthy Eating for High Blood Pressure

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Blood pressure is important for life. It is the force that maintains circulation of blood to all vital and working areas of the body. However, when the same pressure exceeds its normal limits, it can also cause various problems. Among these problems are brain bleeds, heart attacks and kidney failure. One of the best and earliest ways …


Hypertension Runs in the Family for Men


This ‘World Hypertension Day’ we aim to raise awareness about the condition caused by high blood pressure. Hypertension is diagnosed by measuring the patient’s blood pressure. Some symptoms among hypertensives may include headaches, shortness of breath or nose bleeds, however, many people may not show any signs. A study conducted at the The Johns Hopkins Institute demonstrated …