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Cardiovascular Health

How to Manage Blood Pressure during Pregnancy?

Hypertension is the most common medical problem encountered by pregnant women, complicating up to 10% of pregnancies worldwide. It may be presented as pre-existing hypertension before pregnancy, or developed for the first time in pregnancy. Accordingly, hypertensive disorders during pregnancy are classified as chronic hypertension, preeclampsia-eclampsia, preeclampsia on top...

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Who Are at Risk of Hypertension?

Our blood pressure is not a fixed number. It fluctuates throughout the day, influenced by our emotions, activities, and even dietary consumption. It may rise after physical activities, or after a few cups of coffee, or by stressful events. In those situations, your blood pressure readings will show a...

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All about going nuts for the heart

Going nuts with improving your heart’s health? It is known that a healthy and active lifestyle can help you reduce your risk of developing coronary heart disease. Among the heart-healthy diets available, the DASH and Mediterranean diet are two of the most studied. The DASH diet was developed to help...

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