Could the simple act of resolving a relationship conflict with a close friend or relative actually lower your blood pressure numbers? Research is now saying it absolutely can. Not too many years ago, many doctors and even some medical associations were unconvinced that stress reduction techniques could effectively lower elevated blood
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Loneliness Linked to Mental Decline in Older Age
Older adults who spend too much time alone and depressed may wind up with faster cognitive decline, according to a study presented July 20, 2015 at the Alzheimer’s Association International Conference in Washing-ton, DC. An analysis of data gathered every two years regarding
Beet Juice Boosts Muscle Power in Heart-Failure Patients
Researchers at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis have found that drinking concentrated beet juice increases muscle power in patients with heart failure. Heart failure often causes overall muscle weakness, which makes it difficult for patients to perform regular activities of
Intermittent fasting may be the latest weight loss fad popularized by a book called “The Fast Diet,” but is it healthy?