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6 Symptoms of Stress and Anxiety

6 Symptoms of Stress and Anxiety

Undergoing stressful situations may be discreetly affecting your health. Here are 6 symptoms of stress and anxiety that you need to be aware of. While many people use the terms “anxiety” and “stress” interchangeably, there’s actually a subtle difference between the...
Dash Diet for Hypertension

Dash Diet for Hypertension

Learn about the basics behind the DASH diet for hypertension and how you can improve your blood pressure through healthy eating. If you’re looking for effective ways to normalize your blood pressure levels, then the DASH diet is for you. The DASH (Dietary Approaches...
Monitoring Your Blood Pressure with A Selfie

Monitoring Your Blood Pressure with A Selfie

New research proposes that selfie videos may be used as a more convenient way of monitoring blood pressure. Currently, measuring blood pressure involves cuff-based devices that: Detect the pressure of blood as the heart contracts (systolic blood pressure) Detect the...
Constricted Blood Vessels

Constricted Blood Vessels

Vasoconstriction is the narrowing/constricting of blood vessels, which happens when smooth muscles in blood vessel walls tighten. It’s a normal process that helps the body stay in a healthy balance. Reasons why it may happen include: Loss of body heat in cold...