Tag Archives: Blood

High blood pressure: Having this sensation on your face could mean you are at risk

High blood pressure is one of the biggest risk factors for a stroke. The condition is often referred to as the ‘silent killer’ as there are no major signs. Blood pressure relates to how strongly the blood presses against the walls of the arteries when the heart beats. When a person has high blood pressure… Read More »

Hidden high blood pressure risk revealed

Thousands of Australians may have high blood pressure but not know it, despite having the tests. The results of a new study have identified the condition of “masked hypertension” – when high blood pressure isn’t identified in clinical tests – in approximately one in five participants. “These results clearly suggest we need to make changes… Read More »

Are Walnuts Good For Blood Pressure?

According to a study, one of the benefits of eating walnuts is the lowering of blood pressure in individuals at risk for cardiovascular disease when combined with a low saturated fat diet. The randomized, controlled trial looked at the effects of replacing some of the saturated fats in individuals’ diets with walnuts. It was revealed… Read More »