Posts Tagged ‘blood pressure’

How Energy Drinks Can Affect You

Wednesday, April 16th, 2014
Energy drinks have become popular nowadays, especially among teenagers and young adults. Drinking them can provide instant energy for people who feel a bit sluggish during the day. However, it seems that energy drinks may not be as safe as people thought it to be. There have been increasing reports of people hospitalized for energy drink related incidents. Here are several ways that energy drinks can affect you and

Foods That Can Lower Your Blood Pressure

Wednesday, July 17th, 2013
High blood pressure is an increasing health issue among adults. A combination of stress, unhealthy food and lack of exercise has contributed to this problem. Hypertension is a precursor to heart disease and may worsen if left unchecked. People need to seek treatment in order to help control high blood pressure. Healthy eating as well as a lifestyle change will also help. There are also foods that can help lower you

Dark Chocolate May Lower Blood Pressure

Tuesday, November 6th, 2012
People love to eat chocolate that it sometimes become a habitual indulgence. It can sometimes be too delicious that many people think it might not be that good on one’s health. But it seems that eating chocolate may also have its good benefits as well. Eating dark chocolate may help lower one’s blood pressure. According to a systematic review made by The Cochrane Library, the researchers analyzed short-

Tips In Preventing Heart Attacks

Monday, July 11th, 2011
With the type of lifestyle that most people have grown accustomed to today, it is not that surprising that heart disease has become the number one killer in the US. The risk of a heart attack becomes even higher as people age. Here are some tips that might help you and your loved ones prevent the potential damaging effects of heart attacks. Know the early warning signs. Before the onset of a heart attack, the body

Room Night Light Exposure May Affect Sleep Quality, Blood Pressure

Saturday, February 5th, 2011
A recent study indicates that having a night light on when sleeping may affect a person’s sleeping quality as well as blood pressure and diabetes risk. The said study, conducted by researchers from Brigham and Women’s Hospital and Harvard Medical School in Boston, Mass., indicated that exposure to electrical light in between dusk and bedtime may affect the level of melatonin in the body. The study was a