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Prehypertension affects more than 50 million people in the U.S. It’s blood pressure between 120/80 mm Hg and 139/89 mm Hg, and puts people at an increased risk of stroke.
Doctors and health experts have warned us for years that too much salt intake is bad for our health, but a new study suggests that too little salt intake may be just as bad for our heart health as higher doses.
For patients who have suffered an ischemic stroke, traditional treatment prescribes keeping subsequent blood pressure levels as low as possible to reduce the risk of another stroke.
Among patients who experienced an ischemic stroke, systolic blood pressure levels of less than 120 mm Hg, or higher than 140 mm Hg, were associated with an increased risk of subsequent stroke.
Salt Institute says federal bureaucrats will be held responsible for ignoring solid medical research while pushing a dangerous, low-sodium diet on an unsuspecting public Silver
Salt Institute calls on government to cease anti-salt efforts.
A new report by US News and World Report compiled profiles and information on 20 diets to find the best overall diet.
WASHINGTON, June 7, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- U.S. News Media Group, publisher of usnews.com, the annual Best Hospitals rankings and an array of U.S. News & World Report-branded products, today announced the release of its Best Diets rankings.
Adolescent girls whose diet resembles one recommended for adults with hypertension appear to have smaller gains in overall body mass index (BMI) over 10 years.
Boston University School of Medicine (BUSM) researchers found that girls who followed the Dietary Approach to Stop Hypertension (DASH) diet pattern had a lower incidence of excess weight gain as measured by body mass index (BMI) over the 10-year period of their adolescence.
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