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Seven Tips on How to Improve Your Sleep Quality

93 Failure to get an adequate seven to eight hours of sleep each night (temporarily or chronically) can negatively affect many aspects of your life, including decreased alertness, impaired concentration, and possibly chronic health problems. Quality sleep should be a top priority for everyone, but it’s often a struggle to make it a habit. Complex […]

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10 Benefits of Walking That Will Get You Up and Moving

1 Exercising each and every day significantly impacts your overall health. But what about those days where you don’t have time to head to the gym? Walking is a wonderful way to get your exercise in throughout the day. In this article, we will talk about the numerous benefits of walking—do your body some good […]

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Potassium-Sodium Ratio of 2:1 May Cut Cardiovascular Disease Risk 50%

2 “Potassium and sodium are like peas in a pod, except they’re in opposite pods — Paul Whelton, epidemiologist and president and chief executive officer of the Loyola University Health System in Chicago Foods that are high in potassium and potassium supplements may be helpful in the prevention and treatment of hypertension or high blood […]

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Study: Evidence for Magnesium Supplementation for Lowering Blood Pressure

It has been postulated that the loss of arterial compliance may precede cardiovascular diseases, and that arterial compliance is an …

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Study: Evidence for Grape Seed Extract Use in the Prevention of Hypertension

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Extracts enriched in different polyphenolic families normalize increased cardiac NADPH oxidase expression while having differential effects on …

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Study: Holding Breath During Exercise Is Bad, Inhalation or Exhalation Compared to Concentric or Eccentric Action Slightly Differ in Heart Rate, not Pressure

Effect of breathing techniques on blood pressure response to
resistance exercise.

Linsenbardt ST, Thomas TR, Madsen RWHammons …

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Influence of breathing technique on arterial blood pressure during heavy weight lifting.

The following study gives credence to the healthy and effective practice of ‘not holding you breath during exercise.’ During weightlifting, …

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Arterial blood pressure response to heavy resistance exercise.

Exercise with resistance causes elevated blood pressure levels. The levels are temporary, but if they were noted in a resting …

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Ribose: A Supplement for Cardiac Energy Metabolism

Pauly DF, Pepine CJ. D-Ribose as a supplement for cardiac energy metabolism.
J Cardiovasc Pharmacol Ther. 2000 Oct;5(4):249-58.

The …

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Dextrose May Be Better Than Ribose for the Purpose of Performance Enhancement

Dunne L, Worley S, Macknin M. Ribose Versus Dextrose Supplementation, Association With Rowing Performance: A Double-Blind Study.
Clin J …

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