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Regular exercise and getting enough sleep can help lower blood pressure naturally

Regular exercise and getting enough sleep can help lower blood pressure naturally

People with high blood pressure often need several medications, but it turns out, lifestyle changes can ratchet it down too. According to the Daily Express, here are four ways to naturally lower your blood pressure: – Regular exercise: It could help lower your blood pressure. Exercise could range from intense sport, to simply going for a [...]

February 2, 2018 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on Regular exercise and getting enough sleep can help lower blood pressure naturally

Worried about diabetes? Drinking 100% fruit juice will not affect your blood sugar levels

Worried about diabetes? Drinking 100% fruit juice will not affect your blood sugar levels

Drinking 100% fruit juice does not raise blood sugar levels, according to a study. The findings are consistent with previous research indicating that 100% fruit juice is not associated with an increased risk of developing Type 2 Diabetes and supports a growing body of evidence that 100% fruit juice has no significant effect on glycemic [...]

January 19, 2018 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on Worried about diabetes? Drinking 100% fruit juice will not affect your blood sugar levels

Binge-watchers, beware: You may be at greater risk of developing blood clots

Binge-watchers, beware: You may be at greater risk of developing blood clots

Watching television for too long may double the chances of developing blood clots, a study has warned. Prolonged TV viewing has already been associated with heart disease, but this is the first study to look at blood clots in veins of the legs, arms, pelvis and lungs known as venous thromboembolism (VTE). Previous research has [...]

November 24, 2017 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on Binge-watchers, beware: You may be at greater risk of developing blood clots

Red Cross Asks For Donations To Address Blood Shortage

Red Cross Asks For Donations To Address Blood Shortage

American Red Cross has announced a critical shortage in blood supply for the summer season and requests for volunteers to participate in the several blood donation drives scheduled to address the situation. According to a July 3 post from the organization’s official Facebook page, a lower than expected blood and platelet donation for the past two months led to [...]

July 14, 2017 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on Red Cross Asks For Donations To Address Blood Shortage

Who Can Donate Blood?

Who Can Donate Blood?

World Blood Donor Day is commemorated every year on 14th June. It is one of the eight official global public health campaigns marked by the World Health Organization (WHO) to raise awareness about the need for safe blood and blood products. The theme for World Blood Donor Day 2017 is “Give Blood. Give Now. Give Often”. According to WHO statistics, blood donation [...]

June 15, 2017 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on Who Can Donate Blood?

70 Per Cent of Home Blood Pressure Monitors are Inaccurate: Study

70 Per Cent of Home Blood Pressure Monitors are Inaccurate: Study

70 per cent of digital blood pressure monitors used at homes are “unacceptably inaccurate”, and could cause serious implications for people who rely on them, said researchers in a recent study. The study found that these digital devices weren’t accurate within five mmHg, when compared to the mercury reading of the sphygmomanometer (used by medical [...]

June 12, 2017 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on 70 Per Cent of Home Blood Pressure Monitors are Inaccurate: Study

World Hypertension Day 2017: Study Suggests High Incidence of Increased Blood Pressure Among Doctors

World Hypertension Day 2017: Study Suggests High Incidence of Increased Blood Pressure Among Doctors

Hypertension continues to affect millions across the world and leads to close to 7 million premature death every year globally. The World Health Organisation describes blood pressure as “the force of blood against the artery walls as it circulates through the body. High blood pressure or hypertension is the constant pumping of blood through blood [...]

May 18, 2017 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on World Hypertension Day 2017: Study Suggests High Incidence of Increased Blood Pressure Among Doctors

What Your Blood Type Says About Your Health

What Your Blood Type Says About Your Health

If you’re scratching your head, you may be missing out on an important health clue. A spate of recent research suggests that your blood type—whether A, B, AB, or O—may influence your risk for a variety of health conditions, from cardiac disease to cancer. The research is still early and scientists aren’t yet sure how [...]

October 28, 2016 Saheli Health Comments Off on What Your Blood Type Says About Your Health

New blood test could detect heart disease in asymptomatic patients

New blood test could detect heart disease in asymptomatic patients

Researchers have developed a blood test that may help detect heart disease in asymptomatic individuals by measuring the immune system’s response to inflammation, a symptom tied to various age-related diseases like dementia and arthritis. In a nine-year-long study of 90 people without heart disease, the test, which spits out a number indicating risk, was better [...]

October 17, 2016 Saheli Health Comments Off on New blood test could detect heart disease in asymptomatic patients

Blood test may rule out too many donor hearts

Blood test may rule out too many donor hearts

A blood test that’s used to check the health of a donor heart may not accurately predict if a heart transplant will be successful, a new study finds. Placing less emphasis on this blood test could increase the number of hearts available for end-stage heart failure, the researchers said. “Heart transplantation is an incredible therapy [...]

June 22, 2016 Saheli Health Comments Off on Blood test may rule out too many donor hearts

Weight advantage, blood sugar in pregnancy related to infant weight problems

Weight advantage, blood sugar in pregnancy related to infant weight problems

Extra weight benefit throughout pregnancy and excessive blood glucose can “imprint” weight problemson a child before beginning, increasing the likelihood for weight problems, in keeping with newresearch. Researchers at Kaiser Permanente determined the kids of girls who gained extra than forty kilos or hadbetter blood sugar during pregnancy are conditioned within the womb to be [...]

May 8, 2016 Saheli Health Comments Off on Weight advantage, blood sugar in pregnancy related to infant weight problems

Low testosterone reduces blood sugar law, will increase diabetes danger

Low testosterone reduces blood sugar law, will increase diabetes danger

Despite the fact that scientists have recognised low testosterone increases risk for diabetes, a currentexamine has shown the impact low stages of the hormone have on blood glucose. Researchers at Tulane college discovered low testosterone increases the chance, which they are sayingshould result in new treatments for men with low testosterone due age or prostate [...]

April 29, 2016 Saheli Health Comments Off on Low testosterone reduces blood sugar law, will increase diabetes danger