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Blood pressure drugs EXPOSED for increasing the risk of pancreatic cancer in women

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(NaturalHealth365) Arguably, some blood pressure medications may be necessary and offer a benefit for those suffering with cardiovascular issues. But, of equal importance is, research out of the Baylor College of Medicine that has determined some of these drugs – like calcium channel blockers (CCBs) – can raise the risk of pancreatic cancer in menopausal women. CCBs work by preventing ... Read More »

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Lower blood pressure with the help of olive leaf extract

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(Naturalhealth365) According to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), 75 million adults in the United States have high blood pressure, currently defined as readings over 140/90 mmHg. It’s no wonder they call this the “silent killer.” This means that one out of every three Americans are at greatly increased risk for heart disease and premature death – ... Read More »

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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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