There are literally scores of ways to reduce high blood pressure (BP) without having to take recourse to drugs.
Q I’ve heard a lot recently about syndrome X, but I don’t really understand what it is. Can you please explain what the symptoms are, who is likely to develop it and how it can be treated? - AJ, Plymouth
Hypertension (high blood pressure) is not a ‘disease’ per se; it is believed to be a significant risk factor in other diseases, including heart attack, heart failure, stroke and kidney disease.
Q:Everyday, I read in the paper about how cholesterol lowering drugs have now definitely been shown to save lives. My doctor is pressing me to take pravastatin because my cholesterol is slightly e ...
None of the 66 pharmaceutical drugs currently licensed as treatment for high blood pressure, or hypertension, are any better than 'water pills', according to a new breakthrough study.
Studies into the effects of high animal-protein intake compared with vegetarianism on the risk of osteoporosis have produced confusing and contradictory findings.
Picture the scene. Your baby is six months old, and is growing healthily and happily on your breast milk alone.
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The Mediterranean diet has become the ‘gold standard’ of diets for its health-enhancing benefits. Its virtues have been confirmed in a new study involving 22,043 adults in Greece who lived a long and healthy life – provided they...