Reasons To Go Bananas

Bananas are a High Potassium Food
Potassium does lots of things, like:

  • Help prevent High Blood Pressure (hypertension) and strokes,
  • Helps the muscles work the way they should. Too little potassium can make the muscles weak,
  • It also may lower chances of getting kidney stones
  • Help prevent bone loss as you get older.
  • Other good sources of potassium include potatoes, tomatoes, and green, leafy vegetables.

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Symptoms of Hypertension

One of the scariest aspects of hypertension is that you may not know you have it. Most people get to know they have high blood pressure during a routine checkup.

It is important to check regularly if you have a close relative who has high blood pressure.

There are certain symptoms to look out for if your blood pressure is extremely high

  • Severe headache
  • Vomiting
  • Fatigue or confusion
  • Vision problems
  • Chest pain
  • Difficulty breathing
  • Irregular heartbeat
  • Blood in the urine
  • Pounding in your chest, neck, or ears

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Hypertension

In celebration of World Hypertension Day which is today (17th may), it is important to educated and increase the awareness of hypertension which is commonly called High Blood Pressure.

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What is Hypertension?
Hypertension is a common health problem throughout the world, it leads to various complications (such as heart disease, stroke, Kidney disease, eye disease etc.), As hypertension is a common health problem, it is only natural that many people will have various questions regarding the disease, which is leading cause of death。

In the next few week we will get answers to some of the questions on hypertension and we can share these information with others…….

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Yogurt and Inflammation

Latest research shows that eating yogurt before a meal might help reduce infection by improving the stability of our stomach lining.

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“Eating 8 ounces of low-fat yogurt before a meal is a feasible strategy to improve post-meal metabolism and thus may help reduce the risk of cardiovascular and metabolic diseases.”

Ruisong Pei, postdoctoral researcher

 

Why drink more water?

There’s something i noticed about the Chinese having lived and worked in china for over 5 years by norm carry bottled water wherever they go. As a requirement for healthy living, drinking eight (8) glasses of water a day is an age-old suggestion. Although this suggestion might not be for everyone, since our individual water needs varies. However, most people still struggle with it.

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