- Why is your skin so salty? Your heart might be enlarged.
- You can faint if you poop too hard, if you laugh too hard, if you cough too hard.
- These nine healthy foods, from dark leafy greens to canned tuna, can be toxic if you eat too much of them.
- Experts share four tips to reduce your salt intake without sacrificing your taste buds.
- If you have poor circulation, there are natural things you can do on a daily basis to improve your blood flow.
- Without water, our body can quickly shut down; here are some of the signs and symptoms of dehydration to ensure you never get to this point.
- Poison isn’t good for your health unless prescribed by a doctor.
- We abandoned our hunter-gatherer ways as civilization developed, but it may not have been the best decision. The people who still follow that lifestyle today might be healthier.
- Weird fact: Too much salt increases the risk of high blood pressure, a heart attack, or stroke, but some people may be eating more because of their tongue’s genetics.
- New research has found that a compound originally isolated in semen is able to increase the lifespan of mice, and could be key to doing the same in humans.
- High blood pressure doesn’t always require medication — some simple lifestyle changes could help get blood pressure under control.
- Air pollution and a symphony of honking horns tend to make people angry, so it makes sense they also raise our blood pressure — as much as being overweight.
Blood pressure is the pressure exerted by circulating blood upon the walls of blood vessels, and is one of the principal vital signs. When used without further specification, "blood pressure" usually refers to the arterial pressure of the systemic circulation. Disregulation disorders of blood pressure control include high blood pressure, blood pressure that is too low, and blood pressure that shows excessive or maladaptive fluctuation.