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Alcohol and Blood Pressure: How Alcohol Can Affect Hypertension

The fact that alcohol and blood pressure are associated has been known since the 1960s, but that hasn’t stopped researchers from exploring this association, given the fact that drinking patterns have changed (binge drinking is on the rise) and that hypertension remains the leading cause of cardiovascular disease, the biggest … Read More

5 Possible Sources of BPA Exposure

Bisphenol A—commonly known simply as BPA—exposure is widespread. This harmful chemical leaches out of certain plastics, cans, and food packaging materials and has now been found in our dust, our water, our food, and in our bodies. It has become notorious as one of the more harmful toxins we find … Read More

The Link Between Arthritis and Diet

According to the World Health Organization, an unhealthy diet is one of the major risk factors for a range of chronic diseases, including cardiovascular diseases, cancer, diabetes, and other conditions that are linked to obesity. While there is limited research on possible direct links between diet and arthritis, there is … Read More

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