The Mediterranean Diet is Better for Mind, Body, and Planetary Health

The Mediterranean Diet is Better for Mind, Body, and Planetary Health

New research from the American Psychological Association (APA) finds that the Mediterranean Diet is better for mind, body, and planetary health. It is no surprise Decades of research has found that the Mediterranean Diet, a style of eating developed by nutritionist and doctor Ancel Keys featuring plant-based, nutrient-rich foods helps increase longevity and because it […]

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 […]

Taking Sauna’s Regularly Can Improve Health

Taking Sauna’s Regularly Can Improve Health

Taking Sauna’s Regularly Can Improve Health Saunas have been used for thousands of years, for both religious ceremonies and health, in cultures as far apart as Mayan and Finnish. Saunas are small rooms which provide either moist (Turkish-style) or dry heat (traditional Finnish) and allow the body to sweat deeply. In modern Finland, about 33% […]

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 […]

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 […]