High blood pressure: Doing this simple everyday task will help to lower your reading

Having high blood pressure is an extremely common condition with many living their lives unaware of the potential dangers lurking in their body. High blood pressure is a hallmark for serious and sometimes even life-threatening conditions such as heart attack or strokes. Having high blood pressure however does not need to be a life-sentence and by incorporating this easy task […]

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Exercise can slow or prevent vision loss, study suggests

Exercise can slow or prevent the development of macular degeneration and may benefit other common causes of vision loss, such as glaucoma and diabetic retinopathy, new research suggests. A study from the University of Virginia School of Medicine found that exercise reduced the harmful overgrowth of blood vessels in the eyes of lab mice by up to 45%. This tangle […]

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Most of the nation’s teens aren’t getting enough exercise

With the explosion of smartphones, teens have learned to swiftly scroll and type away using only their thumbs. But the rest of their bodies are woefully inactive—and the effects are far-reaching. Only about 1 in 4 high school students get the recommended hour a day of physical activity, according to statistics from the American Heart Association. Screen time is partially […]

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Type 2 diabetes: Best drink to lower blood sugar – and other natural remedies to help

Type 2 diabetes occurs when the body doesn’t produce or use enough insulin – a hormone that absorbs glucose into cells to be used up as energy. Hyperglycemia (the medical term for high blood sugar levels) can damage blood vessels, increasing the risk of a stroke. Gudrun Jonsson, dietary advisor to Nibble Protein – creators of low-GI snacks – and […]

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