How could exercise during pregnancy protect your child against high blood pressure?

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

Sugar effects high blood pressure more than salt

If you have high blood pressure, the chances are that your GP or doctor has told you to cut back on your salt intake because it has been shown to contribute to the medical condition. However, new research has suggested that consuming larger amounts of sugar can push up your blood pressure more than the effects of consuming large amounts of salt. Read more

Overweight children more likely to have high blood pressure

An independent body which represents GP’s has said that an ‘entire generation will be destroyed’ by the modern day influx of junk food and sugary drinks within children’s diets. Read more

Reducing alcohol intake has significant effects on blood pressure levels

New studies have found that significantly reducing your alcohol intake can lower your blood pressure and reduce the chances of having a heart attack. Read more

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