Even alternative practitioners can emphasise the importance of nutrition and still overlook another vital aspect that also has a part to play in maintaining a healthy heart. Someone who follows all the right nutritional guidelines can still suffer...
Heart problems still constitute a major health concern in the West - and almost as worrying are the heart drugs employed for lowering high blood pressure and cholesterol. But even major at-risk groups can avoid drugs, while still reducing their...
Angiotensin II-receptor blockers are called ‘safe’ drugs - safer than ACE inhibitors. Notably, they don’t cause persistent coughing, a very common side-effect of the ACE drugs
The evidence is overwhelming that meditative and relaxation techniques are heart-healthy. Ensure that you include some of the following in your daily regime.
About six months ago, the pressures in my eyes were 22 mmHg (left) and 21 mmHg (right). The optician told me I should have my pressure tested every six months, as I was in danger of developing glaucoma.
A stroke occurs when blood circulation to the brain fails. Brain cells can die as a result of the decreased blood flow and subsequent lack of oxygen.
The flavonoids found in fruit, vegetables, wine and tea are potent antioxidants and have antiplatelet effects (Biochem Pharmacol, 1987; 36: 317-22).
Drinking green tea daily, or taking a daily significantly lowers the risk of breast cancer, and also aids during cancer treatment. Research shows green tea is very effective in hampering the growth of at least 11 different types of cancer, and has...
While Father's Day makes us think about how much we love the men in
our lives, recent studies show that men's health has been steadily
declining. Acupuncture, however, may help many of the common ailments
that men face.