Posts Tagged Blood pressure

Potatoes can Reduce Blood Pressure if Eated Microwaved

High cooking temperatures used in frying the potatoes and preparing chips seem to destroy most of the healthy substances in a potato, leaving mainly starch, fat and minerals. Microwaved potato seems to be the best way to preserve nutrients.

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Hypertension Treatment in Very Elderly

Hypertension in very elderly patients >80 years of age need not be controlled as young i.e. <120/80 mm of Hg. They should be stabilized around 140/90 mm of Hg. Indapamide and/or perindopril are good for them as seen in the trail mentioned below. Amplify’d from http://www.medscape.com Elderly Hypertensive Patients Benefit From Treatment: ACC/AHA While most […]

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Low Carbohydrate Diet and Fitness

Amplify’d from lifestyle.in.msn.com Low-carb becoming new mantra for heart health Low-carb edges low-fat when it comes to reducing heart risk factors. Low-fat and low-carbohydrate diets can be equally effective at helping obese adults shed weight over the longer term, but cutting carbs may have an advantage when it comes to some heart risk factors, a […]

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Preliminaries In Treatment of Idiopathic Hypertension.

Sometimes cases are noticed, where drug treatment is started straight in the first visit of a newly diagnosed patient of hypertension. I, somehow could not digest this

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