10 ways to lower your blood pressure without medication

Making changes to your lifestyle will help give you a healthy head start in life Can you lower your blood pressure without taking medication? The answer is yes. If you have abnormally elevated blood pressure (BP) or hypertension, you may want to consider non-pharmacological measures initially [...]

By |September 30th, 2020|Cardiology, Media, Specialists-Cardiology|

The ABCs of high blood pressure

In most cases, diagnosis of high BP and hypertension should be made only after a period of evaluation I recently saw a gentleman, Mr A, who had a history of frequent dizzy spells which were so severe that it made him unsteady when he was [...]

By |September 30th, 2020|Cardiology, Media, Specialists-Cardiology|

How to live to 100

FROM 1960 till 2020, there has been a 28-fold increase in the number of centenarians. The path to longevity is strewn with false promises of expensive elixirs, exotic supplements, and stem cell rejuvenation. Human longevity is a complex interplay between the genes, the environment and [...]

By |June 8th, 2020|Cardiology, Media, Specialists-Cardiology|

Lower your blood pressure with right lifestyle choices

BLOOD pressure (BP) continues to be an important determinant of our health and has significant implications for many diseases including stroke, heart disease, kidney damage and eye disease. Understanding how our lifestyles impact our blood pressure can help us make the right decisions in maintaining a healthy range of [...]

By |March 23rd, 2020|Cardiology, Media, Specialists-Cardiology|

Watch that hidden poison in your rice

Besides seafood, rice products have the highest arsenic content. Long-term exposure to arsenic is linked to cancer Many may be surprised that the large majority of cancers are related to environmental causes and genetic causes comprise a minority. Hence, the air we breathe, the food we eat and the [...]

By |January 10th, 2020|Cardiology, Media|

Should I Eat More Fish?

Beyond just eating fish, it is also important to understand what fish to take, how it should be cooked and the quantity that should be consumed. Among the fatty acids that are present in seafood, the long-chain n-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids (P3UFAs), namely, eicosapentaenoic acid (EPA) and docosahexaenoic acid [...]

By |January 10th, 2020|Cardiology, Media|
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