Tag Archives: hypertension

Salty advice

Salt is not bad for you. It is only the kind of salt that is bad for you. Humans cannot live without salt! In fact, the connections between salt and cardiovascular disease are only partially true for morbidly obese people. … Continue reading

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GABA for calming

The supplement GABA is anti-excitatory in that it helps your brainwaves flow in calm rhythms. GABA enhances normal sleep cycles, improves blood pressure and can also be an effective pain killer for back pain and arthritis. GABA also stimulates the … Continue reading

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Diet drinks are killing people

Postmenopausal women who slurp down two 12oz diet drinks a day are 30% more likely to have a heart attack, stroke or other cardiovascular problems compared to women who don’t do the diet drinks. The diet drinkers are also 50% … Continue reading

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Mistletoe for cancer treatment

Mistletoe is a parasite plant that grows and thrives while other plants are dormant. But mistletoe is great for cancer treatment and even doubles survival times for pancreatic cancer patients. Mistletoe also decreases the likelihood of painful or adverse events … Continue reading

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Junk salt blues

All this crazy stuff about cutting salt out of your diet is maddening. Salt is not the basic problem, but rather highly processed and fast-foods that are uber-high in processed salt. Foods that are high in processed salt (alongside other … Continue reading

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Real Health Talk News and Views broadcast 10/07/13

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ED is not an old man’s disease…

ED used to be an “old man’s disease” – the bane of aging men. However, ED (erectile dysfunction) is now becoming quite common in younger men according to the authors of a new study report. Men 40 years and younger … Continue reading

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Magnesium the mighty

How magnesium works in the heart: Magnesium and calcium work together for heart health. Calcium first enters the heart cells (and other body cells) to perform its vital functions, like produce electrical conductivity. Calcium stays until it is pushed out … Continue reading

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Boomers

Baby boomers are in worse overall health with higher levels of hypertension, diabetes, high cholesterol and higher rates of disability than their parents, according to a new study the West Virginia University School of Medicine. While life expectancy may be … Continue reading

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Salt deja-moo

Low-salt BULL: Take a computer analysis and program the computer with the misconception that all salt is bad for you and then extrapolate the numbers. What do you get? A worthless outcome based on bad input. Yet that is what … Continue reading

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This is a good herb

Olive leaf extract: Not just for hypertension! Olive leaf extract has also been shown to have a therapeutic effect in Type I diabetes by significantly decreasing the production of pro-inflammatory cytokines which destroy beta-islet cells. But here’s one more benefit! … Continue reading

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Dark ages of statin drugs use

A study analysis reported in the Journal of Negative Results in Biomedicine last year concluded that the number of people suffering or dying from heart attacks simply has not gone down, despite the huge rise in statin usage – but … Continue reading

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Ginger to the rescue!

Good for what ails you: Ginger Root is an awesome digestive aid. Ginger acts as a powerful anti-inflammatory and antioxidant to sooth the gut. Ginger is also an effective weapon if you are fighting against high blood pressure. It can … Continue reading

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Big Pharma Thinking

Blood pressure (BP) has two numbers. The top number is systolic pressure, which is the force of blood against the artery wall as the heart contracts. The bottom number is diastolic pressure, which is the pressure between beats. Normal BP … Continue reading

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