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Potatoes, French Fries Linked to High Blood Pressure

Americans love potatoes. In fact, the average American eats 29 pounds of potatoes in a year! Those pounds usually come from baked, boiled, or mashed potatoes or french fries, which may be linked to high

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Stroke Risk Factors to Know

Strokes are the third highest cause of death in the United States. Not everyone thinks about strokes the same amount as they do about high blood pressure or heart attacks. While those are incredibly important

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Preventing a Stroke

Strokes are the third highest cause of death in the United States, causing approximately 140,000 deaths yearly. Learning more about what causes strokes can be a helpful aid in preventing a stroke. 5 Facts

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Increasing Nitric Oxide to Lose Weight

Roughly half of American adults say that they want to lose weight. They look for new diet plans or fads, join the gym, and try to get healthier habits. But what they really are missing is a supplement

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Herbs and Spices for Your Heart

Herbs and spices are a great substitute for salt and are far more beneficial for your heart. And when you use them correctly, they offer so much more flavor than salt. A healthy heart means a healthy

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Daytime Napping May Be a Risk for Hypertension

A study was just released by Mayo Clinic indicating that daytime napping may be a risk for hypertension. The study included 112,267 participants and nine observational studies in order to collect the

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World Hypertension Day

May 17th, 2016 is World Hypertension Day to raise awareness about high blood pressure. With high blood pressure being the number one cause of deaths globally, the International Society of Hypertension

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Nitric Oxide and Inflammation: NO Can Help

Nitric oxide, or NO, supplements are becoming more popular among those with high blood pressure and body builders. NO works to dilate blood vessels and promote a healthier blood flow. In recent years,

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Heart Health and Brain Health, What’s the Connection?

We know that the body functions as a unit; the neck turns the head, the muscles and ligaments move the arms, kidneys flush out toxins that could harm our body, etc. We also know that the heart provides

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Heart Disease Affects Women More Than Men

In 2011, Noel Bairey Merz, gave a TedTalk about her 15 years of research involving the study of women and heart disease. Since 1984, four times as many women have die of heart disease compared to men.

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