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LIVER CARE FOUNDATION , NEW DELHI by nitinsyal Patient Expert Posted Thu 27 Aug 2009 11:34pm About the Liver The Liver is an organ on the right side of the body weighing about 1.5Kg. It is distinctly the largest and a key organ of a human body, characterized by its muddy red colour. It is strategically the first port of entry from the process of digestion before nutrients leave for the rest of the body. It is the only organ in the hum ... Read on »
Exercise Reverses Some Effects of Fatty Meals; Vitamin C and Blood Pressure by Robert W. Posted Sun 11 Jan 2009 7:46pm Health Report: Exercise Reverses Some Effects ofFatty Meals   Vitamin C and Blood Pressure "A critical weekly review of important new research findings for health-conscious readers..."  By, Robert A. Wascher, MD, FACS      Last Updated:  01/11/2009 The information in this column is intended for informational purpo ... Read on »
Peripheral Vascular Disease (PVD) / Peripheral Arterial Disease (PAD) by Encompass Network Partners .. Posted Thu 28 Jan 2010 7:09am What is peripheral vascular disease (PVD)? Peripheral vascular disease (PVD) is a slow and progressive circulation disorder. It may involve disease in any of the blood vessels outside of the heart and diseases of the lymph vessels - the arteries, veins, or lymphatic vessels. Organs supplied by these vessels such as the brain, heart, and legs, ma ... Read on »
Celery Juice is a Natural Cure for High Blood Pressure by Sandy H. Healthy Living ProfessionalComplimentary & Alternative Medicine Posted Sun 23 Aug 2009 10:24pm The fact that the frequent intake of fresh fruit and vegetable juices with a healthy diet can lower blood pressure has been known for a long time but a recent experiment showed that celery juice is a natural cure for high blood pressure. Blood pressure is the force exerted by the blood pushing against the walls of the arteries as the heart pum ... Read on »
Lower your blood pressure naturally with an egg a day by Sandy H. Healthy Living ProfessionalComplimentary & Alternative Medicine Posted Sat 28 Mar 2009 3:52pm Although you may avoid eggs because of the popular notion that they will increase your cholesterol levels researchers have found that eggs may be a good natural remedy to lower blood pressure. Eggs can produce proteins that have a similar effect to drugs that lower blood pressure although more research is needed to show this effect outside the ... Read on »
Stroke Prevention begins with knowing your blood pressure by David D. Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Sat 12 Dec 2009 11:21am Stroke Prevention Guidelines: posted by David Dansereau for It doesn’t have to be May (Stroke Awareness Month) to review this list of important (and potentially life saving) guidelines: 1. Know your blood pressure. Have it checked at least annually. If it’s elevated, work with your doctor to keep it under con ... Read on »
Hypotension (Low Blood Pressure) by Noman Khan Posted Tue 23 Jun 2009 6:54pm What Is Hypotension? Hypotension (HI-po-TEN-shun) is low blood pressure. Blood pressure is the force of blood pushing against the walls of the arteries as the heart pumps out blood. Blood pressure is measured as systolic (sis-TOL-ik) and diastolic (di-a-STOL-ik) pressures. Systolic blood pressure is the pressure when the heart beats wh ... Read on »
FOOD TO REDUCE BLOOD PRESSURE by Peter C. Complimentary & Alternative Medicine Posted Thu 23 Oct 2008 6:33pm FOOD TO REDUCE BLOOD PRESSURE Fruits, vegetables, celery, garlic, fatty fish, olive oil. Dr. Frank M. Sacks, M.D., assistant professor of medicine at Harvard Medical School is convinced that agents including Vitamin C, fiber, antioxidants, potassium, in fruits and vegetables have powers to reduce blood pressure. A Harvard study found ... Read on »
Breast Cancer and the Sleep Apnea–Alcohol Link by Dr. Steven P. Medical Doctor Posted Mon 14 Dec 2009 5:03am I’ve been accused in the past of of trying to link everything to sleep apnea. While not everything is caused by sleep apnea (taxes, the weather, etc.), I can make a good argument that not breathing properly during the day and while sleeping can directly or indirectly affect every aspect of our state of health and well-being. Obstructive sleep apn ... Read on »
Alcohol: The Good and the Bad by Mark S. Healthy Living Professional Posted Tue 20 Nov 2012 12:15am What do we make of alcohol? In sufficient amounts, it’s a poison. It’s incredibly addictive. It destroys entire communities . It tears families apart and compels otherwise reasonable, upstanding individuals to commit terribly senseless acts. On the other hand, it’s a powerful social lubricant. The good stuff tastes great and can enhance the hea ... Read on »