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Artificial sweeteners increase risk of obesity, diabetes and high blood pressure, study reveals

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(NaturalHealth365) Research is now showing that artificial sweeteners in diet soda and other foods and beverages could actually be causing the opposite of their intended effect.  Unfortunately, millions of people remain uninformed about how these so-called ‘diet products’ actually contribute to weight gain and obesity risk as well as high blood pressure, diabetes and heart disease, according to Canadian researchers. ... Read More »

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Common blood pressure drug significantly increases risk of skin cancer

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(Naturalhealth365) Currently, 70 million Americans – nearly one third of the adult population of the United States – have high blood pressure, creating a drastically increased risk of life-threatening conditions such as heart attack and stroke. To make matter even worse, research suggests that a drug commonly prescribed to treat high blood pressure carries frightening health risks of its own. ... Read More »

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Overdose of blood pressure medications affecting millions of people, study says

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(NaturalHealth365) New research has shown that smaller doses of blood pressure medicine can be just as effective as current recommended doses, and with fewer side effects. This means millions of people could be taking too much of these drugs and suffering unwanted side effects. Doses as small as half the standard prescribed amount were found to be just as effective ... Read More »

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Benefits of blueberries linked to lower blood pressure and less arterial stiffness

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(NaturalHealth365) Blueberries are rapidly becoming the darling of nutritionists, physicians and researchers for their power to minimize age-related cognitive decline. Now, recent research from Florida State University strongly suggests that they may have another superpower: the ability to help prevent heart disease. The power of healthy nutrition revealed: a study conducted on postmenopausal women showed that as little as one ... Read More »

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Lower blood pressure with 3 natural compounds

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(NaturalHealth365) Do you suffer with hypertension? Today, we’ll outline for you exactly how to lower blood pressure – without the need for toxic medications. Roughly 70 million Americans have high blood pressure – a condition which often shows no symptoms, but can increase the risk of a heart attack, stroke, aneurysm, heart failure and kidney damage. And, over thirty percent ... Read More »

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12 foods that can lower your blood pressure naturally

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(NaturalHealth365) High blood pressure, also known as hypertension, affects one in three Americans and greatly increases the risk of developing life-threatening conditions such as heart attack, stroke, aneurysm and kidney disease. Risk factors for hypertension include physical inactivity, obesity, tobacco use, stress and poor diet. Yet, conventionally-trained doctors only offer a host of medications to control high blood pressure featuring ... Read More »

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5 tips to effectively lower high blood pressure with aromatherapy

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(NaturalHealth365) According to the Centers of Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), roughly 70 million American adults experience high blood pressure. Do you suffer from hypertension? This health issue is very sneaky because a lot of the times, people do not experience symptoms or signs of it. Yet, it can be deadly in the long-term. A lot of doctors will recommend ... Read More »

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Blood pressure drugs increase risk of breast cancer

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(NaturalHealth365) Hypertension and pre-hypertension have become out-of-hand in the U.S., and the number of people developing the disease is increasing all the time. According to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), 2 in 3 adults are either hypertensive or pre-hypertensive – many of them women. The risk of high blood pressure increases with age, affecting approximately half of all post-menopausal ... Read More »

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Lower blood pressure naturally and improve heart health

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(NaturalHealth365) Around 70 million Americans have high blood pressure, according to the Centers for Disease Control; that’s nearly one third of the United States adult population. On top of that, it’s estimated that hypertension costs the U.S. around $46 billion per year in health care services, medications and missed work. Sadly, the vast majority of Americans with high blood pressure ... Read More »

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New Study: BPA found to increase blood pressure

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(NaturalHealth365) High blood pressure, or hypertension, is a problem of epidemic proportions in the United States. According to the Centers for Disease Control, 1 in 3 adults – approximately 70 million – currently have high blood pressure. Another 1 in 3 adults is pre-hypertensive and at risk for developing high blood pressure in the future. Sadly, as rates have risen ... Read More »

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High blood pressure medicine can cause permanent injury to GI tract

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(NaturalHealth365) The manufacturer of an ARB-type high blood pressure medicine is being sued by patients who were injured by the drug. Some of the victims have sustained permanent injuries to the gastrointestinal tract. Daiichi Sankyo, the U.S. wing of the Japanese producer of Benicar, had been warned twice by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) – once as far back ... Read More »

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New study: Reduce blood pressure with beet root juice

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(NaturalHealth365) A staggering 31% of Americans have high blood pressure, according to a Centers for Disease Control report released in 2014. However, a recent study by researchers at Queen Mary University of London has shown that drinking just one cup of beet juice per day can lower blood pressure significantly. The benefits of beet juice are due to its high ... Read More »

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