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Treat Hypertension with Traditional Chinese Exercises

What are traditional Chinese exercises? Traditional Chinese exercises combine physical and mental techniques that feature breathing, body movements, breathing, and meditation. Examples include Tai Chi and Qigong, both of which have several versions. These exercises may be suitable for persons who can’t or won’t embrace more typical Western exercises such as jogging, running, or resistance…

Manage High Blood Pressure With Healthy Lifestyle Choices

Avoid hypertension Reduce your risk of premature death High blood pressure (hypertension) predicts increased risk of cardiovascular disease, the leading cause of death globally and in Western countries. Italian medical researchers recently published a brief review of evidence linking lifestyle choices to hypertension. The authors found clear evidence that minimal to modest alcohol intake, not…

The Low-Down on High Blood Pressure

High blood pressure predicts bad health outcomes Keep Moving and Eat Better to reduce your blood pressure High blood pressure (hypertension) accounts for a substantial fraction of US medical care costs. Plus, high blood pressure predicts increased risk of other bad health outcomes including cardiovascular disease, stroke, and vascular dementia. The American College of Cardiology…