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MAPPED: How does UK’s high blood pressure rate compare with Europe?

High blood pressure, or hypertension, affected about 15 per cent of people in the UK, aged 18 or over, in 2014, a report has revealed. That’s the lowest rate of high blood pressure in all 47 studied member countries of the European Society of Cardiology (ESC), an organisation run by cardiovascular healthcare professionals. The average rate of hypertension was 24.2 ...

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High blood pressure symptoms: 49p herb could lower risk of heart attacks

Oregano contains the chemical carvacrol, which can be used to reduce blood pressure, scientists have claimed. The herb, which can be bought from 49p, doesn’t contain sodium – a high blood pressure risk factor. Having high blood pressure puts extra stress on blood vessels, as well as vital organs, including the brain, kidneys and eyes. The condition – also known ...

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High blood pressure symptoms: Eating THIS diet is better than medication to lower reading

High blood pressure – also known as hypertension – affects approximately 16 million people in the UK, according to Blood Pressure UK. It is commonly treated with lifestyle changes, such as stopping smoking and being more active, and certain medications. However, new research has discovered that eating a particular diet plan was as effective as medication at lowering blood pressure.  ...

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‘Moana’ Actress to Star in New High School Theater Drama ‘Rise’: Watch the First Trailer!

[unable to retrieve full-text content] Get ready for a new show to sing along to! NBC released the first trailer for its upcoming musical drama, Rise. The new show, which premieres in March, comes from the producer of Broadway’s hit Hamilton as well as the producer of standout NBC dramas Friday Night Lights and Parenthood.  And though it will likely ...

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