Researchers have revealed that consuming one avocado a day can help improve bad cholesterol levels. Known as the ‘avocado’ diet, the fruit is said to improve blood fat scores linked to heart disease, including significantly lowering cholesterol. Read more
A newly published American study has found that children of mothers who were physically active during their pregnancy, have significantly lower blood pressure when they reached ten years of age. Read more
About 1% of the UK population have a form of epilepsy, and whilst many epilepsy patients manage to live perfectly healthy and safe lives with the condition, there are still 1,000 epilepsy-related deaths per year – 600 of which are attributed to SUDEP (Sudden Unexpected Death in Epilepsy). Read more
At the end of last year, we caught up with Greig Trout on his second leg of travels fulfilling his 101 Things To Do When You Survive anti-bucket list. Insurancewith have been sponsoring him since he started travelling to fulfil this list in 2013. Since the end of last year though he’s been on a few more adventures – this time around New Zealand, so we thought we’d catch up with him again. Read more
As with many chronic health conditions, high blood pressure can make planning a holiday more stressful than normal; especially for an activity that’s supposed to be relaxing in the first place. However, with the correct preparation, you can still have an enjoyable and fun time on your holidays even if you have hypertension.
Take a look at the travel tips that we have gathered below, to ensure that you get the most out of your holiday.
Check with your GP
Establish your medication requirements