Posts Tagged Heart disease

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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Vitamin D Can Have Several Protective Effects

Let us have a little sun each and every day by indulging in some outdoor activitie

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Atherosclerosis: Thickening of Arterial Wall

Measurements of waist circumference (WC), waist to hip ratio (WHR) and Body mass index (BMI) are some of predictors of risk of heart attack. Waist circumference >32 inches in female and >37 inches in male have the risk of heart attack. Persons having WHR > 0.7 and BMI >30 are at the risk of developing atherosclerosis.

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Molecule of Aspirin Aspirin appeared and used fro treatment of headache alone or in combination with paracetamol and caffeine long time back .It was very much an effective remedy.But is notorious to cause stomach problem in form of gastritis, ulcers and bleeding.Then it was not used for many years till its beneficial effect in myocardial […]

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The thicker slice is the left side and and the separator is the mitral valve. “It leaves joints and bites the heart” is well said.Rheumatic arthritis has this notorious reputation.Most commonly affects a female of younger age group,usually having a history of long standing throat infection in the past.Bigger joints such as knees,elbows,ankles and hips […]

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