Chocolate & Heart Health

Chocolate And Heart Health: No Longer Just For Romance

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Chocolate and Heart Health Many of us happily know by now that a little dark chocolate goes a long way. Not only does it make us feel good, it is good for our bodies as well. Cocoa and dark chocolate specific flavanols (a type of antioxidant family) that has been shown in studies to support healthy blood pressure and healthy …

3 Factors That Affect Your High Blood Pressure

High Blood Pressure: 3 Factors That Affect Your High Blood Pressure Prognosis

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High Blood Pressure Prompt and intense treatment at the first signs of high blood pressure. This appears key to preventing heart attacks, strokes and early death, according to a new study. Patients with systolic blood pressure (the top number in a blood pressure reading) higher than 150 mm Hg faced increased risks. If doctors failed to begin aggressive drug treatment …

Breast Health & Omega 3

Breast Health & Omega 3 EFAs: More Effective Than Eating Fish

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Breast Health If you’re a woman concerned about breast health and you can’t stomach the taste of fish. Ensure you take fish oils (EPA and DHA). And if you do like fish, you’ll still want to take EPA/DHA supplements. Here’s why. In a meta-analysis (study of studies) in the British Medical Journal, researchers investigated the association between consumption of fish …

Certain Antibiotic/Statin Combos

Certain Antibiotic/Statin Combos May Be Unsafe Mix: Study

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Certain Antibiotic Certain Antibiotic like clarithromycin along with the cholesterol-lowering meds had higher risk of side effects. So seniors who take the antibiotic Biaxin (clarithromycin). Along with certain types of cholesterol-lowering statins are at risk for drug interaction side effects that can lead to hospitalization and or even death. A new study suggests. “But physicians need to be made aware …

The Truth About Vitamin E

Omega 3: Researchers Love Studying Omega 3 EFAs

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Omega 3 Only aspirin has a higher number of clinical studies focusing on its powers. There are in excess of 20,000 research papers on Omega 3 EFAs (DHA and EPA alone or in combination) on Pubmed. The respository of clinical research. In a 12-month span between May 2012 and May 2013, there were more than 150 human clinical trials involving …