Tag: stroke

How to Prevent a Stroke


Are Calcium Supplements Safe?

“Are Calcium Supplements Safe?” In 12 short years, government panels have gone from suggesting widespread calcium supplementation may be necessary to protect our bones to “Do Not Supplement.” What happened? It all started with a 2008 study in New Zealand. Short-term studies had showed that calcium supplementation may drop blood pressures by about a point,…


Inhibiting Platelet Activation with Tomato Seeds

“Inhibiting Platelet Activation with Tomato Seeds” In the prevention of cardiovascular disease, the consumption of fruits and vegetables is crucial. Yes, preventing the oxidation of cholesterol may be one of the mechanisms by which fruits and vegetables reduce the risk of heart attacks and strokes. However, hyperactivity of platelets is also critically important in the…


Promoting Health and Preventing Disease with Optimal Nutrition

Over the last two centuries, extraordinary progress in medicine, hygiene and technology gave us the gift of living much longer lives than our ancestors. But as things are right now, unfortunately, for many of us, and the people who care for us, living a longer life is less of a gift and more of a…


Vitamin B12 Necessary for Arterial Health

[Music] this is not the only study to look at the arterial walls of those eating plant-based diets this new study from China for example found that compared to omnivores those to date egg free and meat-free diets had all the typical benefits of eating more plant-based lower body mass index blood pressure less rice…


Tea and Artery Function

“Tea and Artery Function” Our endothelium, the inner lining of our blood vessels that controls the function of every artery in our body, appears to play a critical role in a variety of human disorders, including peripheral vascular disease, stroke, heart disease, diabetes, kidney failure, cancer, and blood clots. Unfortunately, endothelial cells only live about…


Flax Seeds for Hypertension

“Flax Seeds for Hypertension” A recent article in the journal Meat Science acknowledged that a sector of the population perceives meat as a food that is detrimental to their health because of studies associating meat consumption with heart disease and cancer. For these reasons, these meat consumers look for healthier food alternatives as a means…


Should We All Take Aspirin to Prevent Heart Disease?

“Should We All Take Aspirin to Prevent Heart Disease?” Salicylic acid, the active ingredient in aspirin, has been used for thousands of years as an anti-inflammatory pain killer in the form of willow tree bark extract, which Hippocrates used to treat fever and to alleviate pain during childbirth. It became trademarked as a drug in…


Egg Industry Response to Choline and TMAO

“Egg Industry Response to Choline and TMAO” Metabolomics is a term used to describe the measurement of multiple metabolites in biological specimens like bodily fluids with the goal of identifying molecular signatures. For example, if you compared the metabolic profile of those with severe heart disease to those with clean arteries maybe we could come…


Stroke Treatment With 5 Natural Food

Top superfoods that can cut your risk of stroke Stroke also known as cerebral vascular accidents if the medical condition caused by sudden cerebral vascular lesions This condition can be caused by a blockage of blood vessels of the brain cerebral infarction Halting the blood flow to the brain behind the obstruction or due to…