Food and Your Health: Blood Pressure

– [Woman] Blood pressure is created when the heart pumps blood though the blood vessels and the blood pushes against the walls of the blood vessels. Blood pressure helps move blood throughout the body so each part can get oxygen. Healthy arteries, the blood vessels that carry oxygen rich blood from the heart to the rest of the body stretch […]

Drs. Rx: High Blood Pressure? Try Drinking This

Did you know there are flowers with the power to reduce your blood pressure? Beautiful hibiscus flowers. (audience sighs) And although just looking at them might make you feel relaxed, drinking hibiscus tea may work to lower your blood pressure. By doing that, you may reduce your risk of a heart attack, stroke, even vascular dementia and that’s according to […]

7 Surprising Causes Of High Blood Pressure

7 Surprising Causes Of High Blood Pressure. Quick -– what causes high blood pressure? The first culprits that pop into your mind are likely to be: eating too much salt, being stressed out all the time, and alcohol abuse. And you would be right. But there are also less obvious causes of high blood pressure, a condition that affects about […]