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Side effects of table salt

The biggest side effect of consuming excessive table salt on a regular basis is kidney disorder and kidney stones. In any case, our kidneys find it really difficult to process all the salt that we tend to consume a lot on a daily basis. It is the job of the kidneys to purify the blood and help the waste products to be thrown out of the body. This i

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Hypertension – Things You Must Know!

Hypertension is also known as high blood pressure, a condition that you suffer from when your blood pressure is higher than normal. Blood pressure can be defined as the amount of force that is put on walls of your arteries even as blood passes and moves through them. It is said that in the USA around 85 million people suffer from this particular ai

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2017 hypertension guideline makes the threshold tighter

As per the new hypertension guidelines of 2017 a blood pressure (BP) reading of 130/80 mm Hg or higher is being regarded as the new high as per the latest guidelines released in this regard by AHA/ACC (American Heart Association/American College of Cardiology). This is far tighter than the measurement provided by the Joint National Committee 7th Re