Heart and Cardiovascular
Heart disease and related cardiovascular diseases claim nearly half a million lives in this country each year. There’s no wonder why doctors and medical researchers have grasped onto a pharmaceutical to fight this killer.
It seems that clogged arteries can be bad for more than just your heart. According to a recent article published by the American Heart Association (AHA), clogged arteries can also affect blood flow to your brain and cause dementia.
There’s an organ in your body that most people don’t even know about. Yet it’s so important that in one way or another, it can be linked to most heart-related diseases like high blood pressure and heart disease.
Multiple sclerosis comes like a thief in the night and robs you of your quality of life. Your muscles weaken... and you lose coordination. You suffer from tremors and vision loss. And before you know it, you're in a wheelchair, unable to tend to your daily needs.
You probably know that high blood pressure can lead to serious heart trouble. But did you know that 1/3 of American adults have high blood pressure? And that many of them don’t even know it? That means there’s a 1 in 3 chance your blood pressure is too high.
Did you know that vitamin P—also known as bioflavonoids—was named after paprika, from which it was first isolated?
I’m willing to bet you’ve heard the statistics before.
As often as they get cited you might even be able to recite them in your sleep by now.
My 88-year old mother-in-law takes an herb from a flower. It’s called Vinpocetine. She is as sharp as a tack and has the memory of a 20 year old. She credits this flower pill for it. I’m only 50 and I can’t remember certain words or events in my own life. Have you heard of this, and can it help everyone with memory loss?
The benefits of cayenne pepper might actually be of greater value to your health as a staple in your medicine cabinet rather than in your spice rack.
A recent study on the effect of a low salt diet made headlines, finding that a low salt diet increases mortality for patients with congestive heart failure.(1-6) The study concluded there was not eno