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These Simple Mistake Could Be Giving You an Incorrect Blood Pressure Reading

These Simple Mistake Could Be Giving You an Incorrect Blood Pressure Reading

📸 by rawpixel on Unsplash Blood pressure is the force of blood pushing against the walls of the arteries that carry the blood from your heart to other parts of your body. While your blood pressure levels normally rise and fall throughout the day, constant […]

Superfood Spotlight: Benefits of Beetroot

Superfood Spotlight: Benefits of Beetroot

📸: @culturekitty Beets are a powerful superfood. Its reddish-brown betalains are powerful antioxidants that protect the walls of arteries. Trimethylglycine detoxifies homocysteine; elevated homocysteine is implicated in clogged arteries. The natural nitrates create nitric oxide, responsible for healthy blood flow, heart and circulatory health, and […]

3 Lifestyle Changes that May Stave off Dementia

3 Lifestyle Changes that May Stave off Dementia

The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine released a report in June 2017 that says there is evidence that three interventions may slow cognitive decline and the onset of dementia, though much more testing is needed. What is Dementia? According to the Alzheimer’s Association, […]

New Study: Lowering Levels of this Common Condition Could Prevent 100,000 Early Deaths Each Year

New Study: Lowering Levels of this Common Condition Could Prevent 100,000 Early Deaths Each Year

Researchers from the University of Utah have projected that aggressively lowering blood pressure could help prevent more than 100,000 deaths in the United States each year. Blood Pressure According to Nicole Crane, BS, NTP of InVite Health, in the United States alone, 72 million adults, […]

New Analysis: Blood Pressure Levels Rising Worldwide

New Analysis: Blood Pressure Levels Rising Worldwide

According to a new analysis published in the Journal of the American Medical Association and based on more than 8 million people from 154 countries across 844 studies, elevated blood pressure is a worldwide concern. Certain foods and heart health supplements can make a major […]

Can Magnesium Regulate Blood Pressure? by Nicole Crane, BS, NTP

Can Magnesium Regulate Blood Pressure? by Nicole Crane, BS, NTP

Written by Nicole Crane BS, NTP In the United States alone, 72 million adults (nearly one third of all people over the tender age of 20) have high blood pressure, according to the National Heart and Lung Association. Worldwide, the number of people expected to […]