Did you know? Certain eating habits can trigger high blood pressure

The theme for this year’s World Hypertension Day is ‘Know Your Numbers’ with a goal of increasing high blood pressure (BP) awareness. Along with this, it is also to focus on the eating habits also that can also trigger high blood pressure

Did you know? Certain eating habits can trigger high blood pressureHypertension, also known as high Blood Pressure, is a lifestyle disease; eating habits can have an impact on your blood pressure on day-to-day and long-term basis. It can damage arteries and can cause heart failure, cerebral stroke, kidney failure and damage our eyes. It is noted that up to 25 -30% urban and 10 -20% […]

Potassium equally important as sodium to maintain healthy blood pressure

Potassium, an electrolyte, is necessary for nerves to transport messages and for muscles to contract. It keeps the heart beating and helps to ship nutrients into cells and remove cellular waste. Potassium also assists in the maintenance of healthy bones and reduces the risk of kidney stones

Potassium equally important as sodium to maintain healthy blood pressureHigh blood pressure (or hypertension) is a silent killer. Worldwide, it affects an estimated 1 billion people. Approximately 75 million of these live in the United States – totalling around 1 in 3 people. The World Health Organization (WHO) calculates that hypertension is behind 51 percent of stroke-related deaths and 45 percent of heart disease […]

India sees rise in inflamed bowel cases, potassium-rich diet could help

Researchers study the influence of potassium on T-cells, find that it inhibits cells that promote inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) while generating other cells that can prevent IBD

India sees rise in inflamed bowel cases, potassium-rich diet could helpInflammatory bowel disease (IBD) is a group of inflammatory disorders of the digestive tract that manifest themselves in the form of abdominal pain, vomiting, diarrhoea, rectal bleeding, severe internal cramps / muscle spasms in the region of the pelvis and weight loss. Two of the most common disorders in this group are Crohn’s disease, which […]