According to Devarajan Sankar, MD, PhD, researcher, a study of 300 people (average age 67) with mild to moderate high blood pressure, those who added about one ounce of a blend of sesame oil and rice oil to their meals daily had an average blood pressure drops of 14 points systolic (top number) and 11 points diastolic (bottom number). This was almost as much of a blood pressure drop in those taking the blood pressure drug nifedipline (procardia). The theory of this all is that the antioxidants and fatty acids found in these oils may have a blood pressure lowering effect. The blends of oils used in the study are not commercially available, but you can make your own 50/50 mix. Find which oils work for you today!
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According to Dr. Mercola an estimated 26 million Americans suffer with migraines. Approximately 80 percent of them are women. All in about one in five women get migraines while only one in 16 men get them, according to migraines.org.
A migraine headache is characterized as an intense throbbing or pulsing headache. Typically in one area or side of your head and is commonly accompanied by nausea, vomiting, and extreme sensitivity to light or sound. Some migraines experience "aura" sensations before an attack. These are sensory warning symptoms, such as flashes of light, blind spots, or tingling in your arm or leg.
According to the Lee Swanson Research Update there is a significant correlation between excessive daytime sleepiness, race, and low vitamin levels according to new research. The new study finds progressively higher levels of daytime sleepiness were correlated inversely with progressively lower levels of vitamin D. Led by Dr. David McCarty FROM Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center suggests that people with lower levels of vitamin D may be at increased risk of high levels of day times sleepiness and other sleep disorders.
Fight colds, flu, and pneumonia all winter long.
According to Bottom Line health, colds are potentially more dangerous than most people realize. That is because they often weaken an already compromised immune system, making the sufferer more vulnerable to flu and pneumonia.
According to Consumer Health Reports, there are ways that you can shorten your work outs and get bigger results. Trying interval training may be the answer to this proposal. Interval training makes you work more efficiently; your overall intensity is greater, so the length of your workout can be cut by about 20 percent. Here are some interval training benefits. Protecting the heart. Interval training has been linked to improved levels of cholesterol.
Boosting metabolism. Our bodies use different energy sources, like glycogen or ATP, a molecule that stores energy in your cells- during more intense moments. Like a drag-racing car that uses all of its gasoline in seconds, these energy sources lead you to burn more calories while using your metabolism.
There are many key things you can do to extend the quantity of your years. Here are some ways below that can help you.
Proper Food Choices: Generally speaking you should focus your diet on whole, unprocessed foods (organic vegetables, grass-fed meats, raw, dairy, nuts, and so forth) that come from healthy local sources such as small organic farms near your home.
According to Michelle Albert, MD, MPH, over 10 years researchers studied the link between work and stress and cardiovascular health in 22,000 women (average age 57). Woman with the most stressful jobs, including those with high demands and little opportunity to make decisions or use creativity were 38% more likely to suffer heart related events such as stroke or death than those with less stressful jobs. Risk for heart attack was 70% higher.
According to Richard M. Cohen, a journalist and writer who has battled muscular sclerosis and cancer, if you have been diagnosed with a chronic health problem, your first instinct may be to put all of your energy into fighting it. It can work for some people but there are alternatives worth considering for everyone.
Live the life you had planned for as long as you can. You don’t have to deny that you have a disease, but you don’t have to become a victim to it either. If you like to travel, continue to do so even if it’s harder. If you like gardening, keep at it. Always remember that you are still the same person.