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Maintain A Healthy Blood Pressure With Leisurely Physical Activities
2013-10-01 14:35:24

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online While some people might claim that the physical nature of their job keeps them physically fit, a new research review from the American Heart Association journal Hypertension has found that leisure-time physical activity has a bigger effect on maintaining a healthy blood pressure level. In the review, researchers culled data from 13 different studies on the impacts of physical activity on blood pressure. Participants included nearly...

2013-09-27 23:22:07

Diet Doc has combined scientific research with the knowledge & expertise of doctors, nutritionists & nurses to offer the leading medically supervised prescription diet plans to lessen the risk for pulmonary hypertension due to blocked arteries. Boston, MA (PRWEB) September 27, 2013 Plaque begins its growth in arteries and is typically the result of a lifetime of eating fatty, processed and unhealthy foods. Years of plaque buildup can cause the arteries to become narrow, blocking...

2013-09-26 23:24:36

Significantly Less Medication Needed to Maintain Blood Pressure Control; Important Findings for Doctors, Patients and Payers (PRWEB) September 26, 2013 AtCor Medical (ASX: ACG), the developer and marketer of the SphygmoCor® system which measures central aortic blood pressures and arterial stiffness noninvasively, today announced that the results of a new randomized clinical study has demonstrated the benefits of using central blood pressure measurement to manage the health of...

Low-Sodium Diet May Help Heart Failure Patients Live Better
2013-09-25 07:22:47

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online New research presented at the Heart Failure Society of America (HFSA) meeting in Orlando, Florida this week reveals that diet can dramatically lower hypertension and improve heart function in patients with a common type of heart failure. Patients saw a drop in blood pressure similar to taking anti-hypertension medicine after following a low-sodium Dietary Approaches to Stop Hypertension (DASH) diet eating plan for 21 days. “Our...

2013-09-13 23:02:53

‘Blood Pressure Down’ written by nutritionist and author Dr Janet Brill has won the 2013 Living Now Book Award that recognizes the Year's Best Books for Better Living. ‘Blood Pressure Down’, the authoritative guide to lowering blood pressure in 4 weeks without prescriptions drugs won the Gold Award in Health/Wellness category. Philadelphia, PA (PRWEB) September 13, 2013 ‘Blood Pressure Down’ written by nutritionist and author Dr Janet Brill has won the 2013 Living Now Book...

2013-09-13 11:12:43

American Heart Association Meeting Report Children with one or more high blood pressure readings were about three times more likely to develop the condition as adults, in a study presented at the American Heart Association High Blood Pressure Research Scientific Sessions 2013. After accounting for age, gender and weight, researchers found a direct link between high blood pressure readings during childhood and high blood pressure in adulthood: -The rate of high blood pressure during...

2013-09-13 11:11:22

Measuring sodium in a child's urine may help doctors identify those at risk for having high blood pressure later in life, according to a study presented at the American Heart Association High Blood Pressure Research Scientific Sessions 2013. In a small study, researchers used a new protocol to quickly screen 19 children who were 10-19-year-olds. Researchers found that of the eight who retained sodium seven had high blood pressure. The inability to properly excrete sodium in the body can...


Latest Blood pressure Reference Libraries

Heart
2013-01-01 11:25:12

The heart is a part of the circulatory system, and is considered one of the most vital organs of the human body. It is about the size of a fist, has a mass of approximately 300 grams, and its main function is to contract and produce enough pressure to circulate blood throughout the body. The top of the heart where the veins and arteries all connect is called the base. The pointed lower tip of the heart is called the apex. The coronary sulcus is a deep groove that runs horizontally across the...

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vermicular
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.
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