E-Cigarettes and Heart Health

E-Cigarettes and Heart Health

E-cigarettes are devices that heat liquid solutions to a high temperature that produces a vapor that can be inhaled. E-cigarettes have recently been advertised as a healthier alternative to smoking. Though in some ways that might be true, there’s also another side of...
Ultra-Processed Foods and Heart Health

Ultra-Processed Foods and Heart Health

Everyone knows that eating healthy is good for you, but did you know how much that eating healthy affects your heart health? Let’s take a look at the connection between ultra-processed foods and heart health! What are processed foods? A processed food is a food...
5 Foods that Boost Your Circulation

5 Foods that Boost Your Circulation

What you eat affects your entire body. Certain foods increase your body’s blood flow! Here are 5 foods that boost your circulation. Foods that boost your circulation 1. Spices Certain spices contain ingredients that improve circulation greatly! Eating these spices...
How High Blood Pressure Impacts a Driving Career

How High Blood Pressure Impacts a Driving Career

Truck drivers have very strict rules when it comes to high blood pressure levels. They must get their DOT medical certification and those with high blood pressure may not qualify. Drivers with high, but manageable, blood pressure must get recertified multiple times to...
Vasoconstriction and vasodilation

Vasoconstriction and vasodilation

Did you know that the prefix “vaso” means blood vessel? That makes the words vasoconstriction and vasodilation a lot easier to understand! Vasoconstriction and vasodilation have everything to do with the size of your blood vessels and how much blood can pass through...
Natural Energy Boosters

Natural Energy Boosters

It seems we could all use an energy boost. We may be tempted to reach for an energy drink, but there are better, more natural ways to keep your energy up. The following foods, supplements, and lifestyle choices are natural energy boosters to help you through your day....
How to Lower Blood Pressure Naturally

How to Lower Blood Pressure Naturally

Many adults struggle with high blood pressure, but don’t want to start on a prescription medication. Others might be on blood pressure medications but might not be seeing enough results! Searching for answers can be hard, but there are simple things that you can do to...