Tag Archives: Cardiovascular Disorders

Onion compound linked to lower blood pressure

A new study, published in the Journal of Nutrition (November 2007, Volume 137, Pages 2405-2411) titled “Quercetin Reduces Blood Pressure in Hypertensive Subjects”, is said to be the first to report the blood pressure-lowering activity of this flavonol. The study … Continue reading

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HOW HIGH BLOOD PRESSURE CAUSES HEART DISEASE

High blood pressure and Heart Damage Chronic, uncontrolled high blood pressure damages both the heart muscle and blood vessels, making it one of the most important causes of heart disease. Blood pressure readings measure the force of the blood as … Continue reading

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DOES HIGH BLOOD PRESSURE HAVE ANY SYMPTOMS?

One of the most dangerous aspects of high blood pressure (hypertension) is that you may not know that you have it. In fact, nearly one-third of people with high blood pressure don’t know it because it does not exhibit any … Continue reading

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KEEPING SCORE

Nowadays many Kenyans support European football clubs more than they support local clubs. It is now common to hear people say they support Manchester United, Arsenal, Chelsea, Barcelona or some other European club. Indeed the rivalry between local Manchester united … Continue reading

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