Can gut bacteria help us deal with high blood pressure?

Excessive salt intake wipes out levels of good bacteria in the gut and this can cause blood pressure to rise, a German study has found. The findings of the study have raised hopes that a simple probiotic could be used as a tool to help reduce the risk of heart attack and stroke caused by hypertension

Can gut bacteria help us deal with high blood pressure?An overwhelming proportion of existing studies warn that a high intake of sodium drastically increases your chances of high blood pressure. Here at Medical News Today, we have reported on studies showing that too much salt can double your chances of heart failure, and that even a low intake of salt may still put you […]

#EkChamamchKam: A campaign to curb high salt consumption

The campaign aims to raise awareness against high salt consumption among Indians and its adverse effect on kidneys. It gained momentum with seer Sri Sri Ravi Shankar and renowned filmmaker Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra lending their support to the cause on Friday

#EkChamamchKam: A campaign to curb high salt consumptionSalt consumption and its adverse effects on health have been a debated topic for quite some time now. #EkChammachKam is a campaign spearheaded by Dr Bhupendra Gandhi’s Amar Gandhi Foundation and supported by the Mumbai Kidney Foundation. Over 150 nephrologists in the city have raised a clarion call, “Ek chammach kam” (One spoon less), to […]