Having Trouble Controlling Your Blood Pressure? These Tips May Help.

Every time you see your doctor, there’s a good chance someone takes your blood pressure. Why? Blood pressure readings can help your doctor understand what is going on in your body. For instance, high blood pressure indicates a risk for cardiovascular disease and kidney failure; very low blood...
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Struggling With Muscle Aches and Pains? Your Cholesterol-Lowering Medication May Be To Blame

While muscle pain has many causes—tension, stress, overuse, strains, minor injuries and sprains—a new study says commonly prescribed cholesterol-lowering drugs may also cause our sore muscles.

The study, published by Cleveland Clinic researchers in the American Journal of Cardiology,...
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The Science Behind Happiness and Its Impact on Health

The expression "Don't Worry, Be Happy" became a common phrase after it was made popular through the 1980s song of the same name; and it’s good advice. Years of studies suggest that happiness can improve quality of life because happy people tend to have better jobs, excel at work and be more...
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Understanding Nuts and Seeds

In light of the recently published STALL (Statins and Almonds to Lower Lipoproteins) trial, I would like to use this forum to discuss some of the health benefits of nuts and seeds. The results of this study are important as they suggested that regularly consuming almonds help reduce the amount...
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Resolve to Consume More Olive Oil

Now that it's late February, many New Year’s resolutions have probably fallen by the wayside. However, I hope that everyone can remain committed to just a few small changes throughout 2016 which may improve your health, wellbeing and life expectancy. For instance, this year, resolve to break...
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