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    September 30, 2018 Emma McGowan

    Lifestyle Changes May Lower Need for Blood Pressure Medication

    High blood pressure is a major risk factor for a cardiovascular event. A recent study suggests that lifestyle changes including healthier eating and regular exercise may reduce the need for antihypertensive medications in people with high blood pressure. Participants in...

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  • June 5, 2016 Sarah McGowan-Freije

    Flaxseed May Improve Metabolic Syndrome Symptoms

    Incidences of metabolic disorders such as type-2 diabetes and cardiovascular disease are increasing globally, primarily due to an increase in calorie intake coupled with a sedentary lifestyle. A recent study suggests that consuming flaxseed daily may help lower blood markers...

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  • June 30, 2015 Sarah McGowan-Freije

    Botanical Blend May Help Lower Blood Pressure

    Diastolic blood pressure has been shown to be a better predictor than systolic blood pressure of cardiovascular risk in people under 50. A recent study suggests that a blend of grape seed and skin extract, green tea extract, quercetin dehydrate,...

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  • May 3, 2015 Sarah McGowan-Freije

    Garlic May Help Hypertensives Lower Their Blood Pressure

    High blood pressure can lead to many things including coronary heart disease, heart failure and stroke. A recent analysis of seven clinical studies suggests that regular supplementation with garlic may help reduce blood pressure in people with hypertension.The researchers examined...

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  • October 2, 2013 Sarah McGowan-Freije

    Grape Seed Extract Shows Blood Pressure Lowering Potential

    A new extract made from grape seed proanthocyanidins may help lower blood pressure. A new study conducted by researchers from Gabriele D’Annunzio University Chieti-Pescara in Italy found that systolic blood pressure was reduced by an average of 37 mm HG...

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