According to a recent study, lifestyle seems to be more important than age in cognitive function and future dementia risks across all ages.
Believe it or not, but you can extend your longevity by optimizing your diet. Researchers of a recent study reviewed hundreds of studies on nutrition, popular diets, diseases and longevity in laboratory animals and people (including centenarians) and came to the following successful aspects of an optimal ‘longevity diet’: moderate to high carbohydrate intake from […]
A recent Australian study found a link between daily dose of yoghurt and lower blood pressure in hypertensive people (i.o.w. people suffering from high blood pressure 140/90 mmHg and higher).
According to a recent study, people with high blood pressure have older and less healthy brain, increasing the risk of dementia, stroke and heart disease. Even an elevated blood pressure that falls within the normal range seems to accelerate brain aging.
According to a recent study, strength training for your breathing muscles just 5 minutes every day lowers blood pressure and improves your heart health at least as good as medication and much higher as aerobic exercise.
At this moment there is no treatment for dementia. The only way to deal with it is to reduce the risk of developing the disease. One of the recognized risk factors of dementia is a high blood pressure. According to a recent large study, women with high pressure have a greater chance of developing dementia […]
Migraine is a mysterious disease that happens more often in women before menopause. After menopause, fewer women experience migraines. However, at that time, other health problems, such as high blood pressure, come in place. So far, it was not clear whether these two diseases are connected to each other. A recent large study gave an […]
At this moment the blood pressure “120/90” is considered to be normal both for men and women. But according to a recent study, there is a necessity to separate the normal ranges for men and for women. The study found out that women have a lower “normal” blood pressure range compared to men.
High blood pressure is a common health problem that comes with age. In the past decades a lot of studies have been conducted to find the reasons and the possible solutions to fight this problem. Among these studies there are plenty that confirm a close relationship between the lack of magnesium and high blood pressure […]
If you have a normal weight (BMI: 18.5 to 24.9) in your 30s, don’t be afraid to gain a few extra pounds in your 50s. According to a recent study, it may help you live longer.