The More Vegetables We Eat, the Lower the Risk of Heart Disease

The More Vegetables We Eat, the Lower the Risk of Heart Disease

The More Vegetables We Eat, the Lower the Risk of Heart Disease Nitrate-Rich (NO)vegetables boost Heart Health and lower the risk of heart attacks NO is an important biological signaling molecule that supports normal endothelial function and protects our mitochondria. It is also a potent vasodilator helping relax and widen our blood vessels, which improves […]

Some Uncommon Causes for High Blood Pressure

Some Uncommon Causes for High Blood Pressure

Some Uncommon Causes for High Blood Pressure If you have been diagnosed with hypertension, aka high blood pressure, you are not alone. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), high blood pressure affects 33% if adult Americans, but many people do not even know it. The exact causes of hypertension are puzzling […]

Boost Fitness and Improve Your Sleep

Boost Fitness and Improve Your Sleep

Boost Fitness and Improve Your Sleep Ben Greenfield, one of the top biohackers in the US and founder of BenGreenfieldFitness.com, has intriguing insights into health and fitness. The Big Q: Who is Ben Greenfield? Heart rate variability (HRV) testing is another bio-hack Mr. Greenfield takes full advantage of.  He prefers an app called NatureBeat, available on […]

Bikram Yoga Without Steam Heat

Bikram Yoga Without Steam Heat

Bikram Yoga Without Steam Heat Bikram yoga, a series of 26 poses typically done in a sweat-inducingly hot room, may not need to be practiced at steam-bath temperatures to help improve blood vessel health, a small experiment suggests. Millions of people worldwide practice Bikram yoga, typically in 90-minute sessions that involve breathing exercises and holding […]

Rx Medications, Not the Only Answer to Relieving High Blood Pressure

Rx Medications, Not the Only Answer to Relieving High Blood Pressure

Rx Medications, Not the Only Answer to Relieving High Blood Pressure The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reports that about 30% of Americans have high blood pressure, also called hypertension, and only 50% of them have their blood pressure under control. Now, under controversial new guidelines released in November 2017, which advised that […]

US Areas Hit With Zika Seeing More Birth Defects

US Areas Hit With Zika Seeing More Birth Defects

US Areas Hit With Zika Seeing More Birth Defects The mosquito-born Zika virus may be responsible for an excess number of birth defects in US states and territories where the virus had been circulating in local mosquito populations, even in women who had no lab evidence of Zika exposure during pregnancy, US health officials said […]

The Many Benefits of Being Thankful

The Many Benefits of Being Thankful

The Many Benefits of Being Thankful Gratitude is Good Medicine Gratitude improves Relationships This week Americans gather together with family and friends to give thanks for our bounty, our friendships, and love. However, while it is good to count our blessings on Thanksgiving Day, practicing gratitude throughout the year can have tremendous health benefits. Experts […]

Fast, Easy Zika Test Developed

Fast, Easy Zika Test Developed

Fast, Easy Zika Test Developed After the horrendous impacts of Irma, Harvey and Maria, I spoke with my friend Charles Murray, the Chairman/CEO of Penta 5 USA, about keeping the “Bugs at Bay” and “Toxins out of the Way” And learned that there is a new fast, easy and cheap “dipstick” test for the Zika and […]

Using Meditation to Prevent Heart Disease

Using Meditation to Prevent Heart Disease

Using Meditation to Prevent Heart Disease Meditation may help reduce some risk factors for heart disease, according to a new statement from the American Heart Association. The statement, released Thursday, noted that a healthy lifestyle and medicines to control high blood pressure, high cholesterol and other heart threats are the most effective ways to prevent […]

Real Good Foods to Help Lower Blood Pressure

Real Good Foods to Help Lower Blood Pressure

Real Good Foods to Help Lower Blood Pressure Arugula, or rocket, is a very healthy leafy green that helps decrease blood pressure due to the minerals potassium, calcium and magnesium, which help relax your blood vessels and, in turn, help reduce blood pressure Flaxseeds, beets, celery, olive oil and cooked tomatoes also help reduce blood […]

New Drug Lowers Heart Risks by Curbing Inflammation

New Drug Lowers Heart Risks by Curbing Inflammation

New Drug Lowers Heart Risks by Curbing Inflammation $NVS For the 1st time, a drug has helped prevent heart attacks by curbing inflammation, a new and very different approach than lowering cholesterol. People on the drug also had surprisingly lower cancer death rates, especially from lung cancer. An anti-tumor effect is an exciting possibility. Doctors […]

A Handful of Almonds Daily Help Rid Body of Bad Cholesterol

A Handful of Almonds Daily Help Rid Body of Bad Cholesterol

A Handful of Almonds Daily Help Rid Body of Bad Cholesterol Researchers at Pennsylvania State University recently published on the anti-cholesterol benefits of almonds. Regular intake of a handful of almonds increased levels of mature HDL or “good cholesterol” particles, which are associated with cardiovascular health, by 19%. According to a study published Friday, 11 […]

Stem Cell Therapy: Repair and Regenerate Our Bodies

Stem Cell Therapy: Repair and Regenerate Our Bodies

Stem Cell Therapy: Repair and Regenerate Our Bodies $USRM Stem Cells 101: The primary purpose of stem cells is to maintain, heal and regenerate tissues wherever they reside in the body. This is a continuous process that occurs inside the body throughout life. If we did not have stem cells, our lifespan would be about […]

Lack of Sleep Can Lead to Heart Disease and Stroke

Lack of Sleep Can Lead to Heart Disease and Stroke

Lack of Sleep Can Lead to Heart Disease and Stroke Not getting enough sleep can 2X the chances of dying from heart disease or stroke, particularly in people with risk factors like diabetes, obesity, high blood pressure and cholesterol, US researchers said Wednesday. The findings in the Journal of the American Heart Association were based […]

Getting the Benefits of Resveratrol

Getting the Benefits of Resveratrol

Getting the Benefits of Resveratrol One of the most dramatic aspects of resveratrol is its neuroprotective effects, even to the point of slowing the onset or progression of Alzheimer’s disease and vascular dementia, which accounts for 20 to 30%  of all dementia cases, caused by blocked or reduced cerebral blood flow that results in oxygen deprivation. […]

The Keys to Cancer Prevention: Diet & Detoxification

The Keys to Cancer Prevention: Diet & Detoxification

The Keys to Cancer Prevention: Diet & Detoxification Optimizing our body’s ability to burn fat as its primary fuel by eating a ketogenic diet and/or fasting is a foundational aspect of cancer prevention and treatment. Detoxification is a Key component as outlined in Dr. Leigh Erin Connealy’s book, “The Cancer Revolution: A Groundbreaking Program to […]

Anti-aging, the Quest for Young Blood

Anti-aging, the Quest for Young Blood

Anti-aging, the Quest for Young Blood During the past 10 years scientific studies on mice suggest that certain aspects of aging, including brain function, can be slowed or reversed when older animals receive blood from younger ones. A common technique used in such studies is called parabiosis. Parabiosis is the process through which the circulatory […]

Conscious Breathing Slows Heart Rate and May Prevent High Blood Pressure

Conscious Breathing Slows Heart Rate and May Prevent High Blood Pressure

Conscious Breathing Slows Heart Rate and May Prevent High Blood Pressure Conscious breathing is an effective way to slow the heart rate that has long been known to meditators and athletes  Practicing breathing exercises may prevent hypertension in adults, if caught early while the nervous system is still plastic, according to an Australian study published […]

Healing: Tap into the Mind Body Connection Along with Conventional Medicine

Healing: Tap into the Mind Body Connection Along with Conventional Medicine

Healing: Tap into the Mind Body Connection Along with Conventional Medicine Conventional medicine is necessary to treat disease, but if you really want to prevent health problems and stay well, do consider integrating practices from holistic medicine too. “The field of integrative, or complementary, medicine, grew out of what used to be known as ‘alternative […]

Insulin Is the Real Reason for Heart Disease

Insulin Is the Real Reason for Heart Disease

Insulin Is the Real Reason for Heart Disease In Y 2013 Ivor Cummins, a biochemical engineer with a background in medical device engineering and leading teams in complex problem solving, ran into health problems. His serum ferritin was very high, which is a potent risk factor for heart disease, as were his liver enzymes. After […]

Sunlight Can Lower High Blood Pressure, Reduce Heart Disease & Cancer Risk

Sunlight Can Lower High Blood Pressure, Reduce Heart Disease & Cancer Risk

Sunlight Can Lower High Blood Pressure, Reduce Heart Disease & Cancer Risk $CRRVF Research has shown that when Sunlight strikes your skin, nitric oxide (NO) is released into our bloodstream. NO is a powerful blood pressure lowering compound that helps protect your cardiovascular system, cutting your risk for both heart attack and stroke. UVB light […]

High Blood Pressure can Lead to Stroke, Heart Problems & Kidney Disease +

High Blood Pressure can Lead to Stroke, Heart Problems & Kidney Disease +

High Blood Pressure can Lead to Stroke, Heart Problems & Kidney Disease + $CRRVF The new study shows public health efforts to improve blood pressure control are working, but “there are still disparities that still affect minorities,” said senior author Dr. Edgar Argulian, of Mt. Sinai St. Luke’s Hospital in New York City. Treatment of […]

The Heart Health Benefits of Fermented Beets

The Heart Health Benefits of Fermented Beets

The Heart Health Benefits of Fermented Beets Fermented beets may be among the healthiest vegetables out there, as most of the sugar is then eaten up by beneficial bacteria during the fermentation process, while leaving other health-boosting ingredients intact. Fermented foods are also full of probiotics or good bacteria. A large number of studies have […]

Beets and Beet Juice Boost Heart Health

Beets and Beet Juice Boost Heart Health

Beets and Beet Juice Boost Heart Health Raw beets and raw beet juice are typically recommended in limited amounts due to their high sugar content, but when fermented, beets may be among the healthiest vegetables there are, as most of the sugar is “eaten” by beneficial bacteria during the fermentation process while leaving other health-boosting […]

Investing & Trading Stocks Can Be Stressful, Check Your Blood Pressure

Investing & Trading Stocks Can Be Stressful, Check Your Blood Pressure

Investing & Trading Stocks Can Be Stressful, Check Your Blood Pressure According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), 33% American adults (70+) have high blood pressure. About 50% have uncontrolled high blood pressure, which increases your risk for a number of serious health problems, including: Heart disease Stroke Kidney disease Cognitive decline, […]

Changing Lifestyle Can Extend Your Life

Changing Lifestyle Can Extend Your Life

Changing Lifestyle Can Extend Your Life Get some exercise, learn relaxation techniques, and eat right. Nutrition plays a major role, the Mediterranean diet has been proven to lower blood pressure, the silent killer. The Mediterranean diet limits sugars, refined carbohydrates, and saturated fat while going heavy on fruits, veggies, whole grains, and healthy fats. It […]

News Study: Sudden Cardiac Death is Predictable

News Study: Sudden Cardiac Death is Predictable

News Study: Sudden Cardiac Death is Predictable Because it occurs without warning, sudden cardiac death is a leading cause of death in the US. But now researchers say they have developed a model they can use to predict these nearly always fatal events. Each year, more than 300,000 non-hospitalized Americans succumb to sudden cardiac death, […]

Junk Food Is Bad for Our Health

Junk Food Is Bad for Our Health

Junk Food Is Bad for Our Health The food industry uses tactics to create misleading data and other sales techniques, but it does not change the fact that junk food is bad for us. People who ate a diet focused on Mac & Cheese, processed lunch meat, sausage biscuits, mayonnaise and microwavable meals with unhealthy […]