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High blood pressure – the one exercise you should AVOID or risk deadly hypertension signs

High blood pressure is a common condition that affects more than 25 per cent of all adults in the UK. The condition, which is also known as hypertension, puts extra stress on blood vessels and vital organs. You could lower the risk of high blood pressure by eating a healthy, balanced diet and by doing… Read More »

Vaccine May Cut Blood Clot Risk After Strokes

An experimental vaccine may serve as an alternative to oral blood thinners in helping to reduce the risk of clotting and subsequent strokes for people who previously suffered an ischemic stroke (those caused by a blood clot), according to new findings published in Hypertension, a journal of the American Heart Association, reports a press release… Read More »

Aspirin May Be a Good Option to Prevent Blood Clots After Knee Surgery

Image Surgeons often prescribe expensive anticoagulant drugs after knee surgery to prevent blood clots, but a new study has found that plain aspirin can work just as well. Blood clots are not common after knee surgery, but the consequences can be serious and even fatal. There are a number of prescription blood thinners, including the… Read More »