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"Less Salt Could Mean Better Heart Health"

Reduced daily salt intake associated with decreased blood pressure and rates of stroke and heart disease (dailyRx News) Heart disease is the leading cause of death and disability around the world, and most cases are due to diet and lifestyle factors. But which factors matter the most? A recent study found that the average blood…

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"Blood Pressure Control Led to Fewer Second Strokes"

Stroke survivors with controlled blood pressure experienced fewer second strokes (dailyRx News) High blood pressure is one of the main risk factors for stroke. Yet new research suggests many people who’ve already had a stroke may need better blood pressure control. In a recent study, less than one third of stroke survivors had their blood…

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"Meatless Diet May Lower Blood Pressure"

Vegetarian diets were linked to reduced blood pressure in a meta analysis (dailyRx News) While lean meats like chicken can serve as a great source of protein in the diet, there may be some benefits to going meatless — particularly for blood pressure. A recent study found that a vegetarian diet was linked to lower…

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