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5-minute breathing exercise found to lower high blood pressure read...

5-minute breathing exercise found to lower high blood pressure read…

High blood pressure, also known as hypertension, is often referred to as the “invisible killer” because it increases the risk of heart disease without any obvious warning signs. Given its prevalence – around one in three adults in the UK have high blood pressure – researchers are actively looking for new ways to tackle an …

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Study finds breathing can lower blood pressure as well as exercise - here's how it works

Study finds breathing can lower blood pressure as well as exercise – here’s how it works

A new study has found that a type of breathing (or breathing training) done for 30 minutes a day can lower blood pressure. A special device and technique called high resistance inspiratory muscle strength training (IMST) can lower systolic blood pressure by up to 10 mmHg and DBP by up to 5 mmHg. Daniel Harrison …

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OU Health shuts down some gender-related health services after receiving state pressure

OU Health shuts down some gender-related health services after receiving state pressure

OU Health said they were shutting down some gender-related health services after receiving pressure from the state. It comes after a new bill threatened to withhold tens of millions of federal funds from the hospital if they continue. More than $39 million is at stake. “Legislatures seem to believe that the health care and mental …

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Meditation is a popular mindfulness practice in which the subject focuses on their breathing.

Breathing exercises lower blood pressure ‘as effectively as medication’, study finds

It’s a self-help technique that gurus and influencers swear by for controlling stress levels. Now, experts have shown that mindful breathing exercises can physically lower blood pressure. Just 30 deep breaths a day with an inhaler-like device has been shown to be as effective as medication. The device creates resistance, causing the patient to use …

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Doing 5 minutes of breathing training daily can reduce high blood pressure as effectively as drugs, say researchers

Doing 5 minutes of breathing training daily can reduce high blood pressure as effectively as drugs, say researchers

One type of breathing training can lower blood pressure in just five minutes a day, according to new research. A device that trains the respiratory muscles has proven to be as effective as drugs and weight loss. Breath training can have quick results, but does not replace other healthy habits, the researcher explains. Loading Something …

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The expert's 5 exercises to "raise" heart rate and lower blood pressure

The expert’s 5 exercises to “raise” heart rate and lower blood pressure

Having high blood pressure – or hypertension – can be dangerous. If left untreated, it can lead to serious health problems such as heart attacks, strokes, and kidney disease. This is because hypertension puts extra pressure on the organs. “By raising your heart rate to the recommended 50-60% of its maximum for 30-40 minutes, you …

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Daily breathing training can work just as well as medication to lower high blood pressure

Daily breathing training can work just as well as medication to lower high blood pressure

The simple act of improving our breathing can significantly reduce high blood pressure at any age. Recent research reveals that just five to 10 minutes a day of exercises that strengthen the diaphragm and certain other muscles will do the trick. SawPro/Getty Images/Max Posner/NPR hide caption toggle caption SawPro/Getty Images/Max Posner/NPR The simple act of …

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Study shows reduction in blood pressure with Medtronic renal denervation procedure

Study shows reduction in blood pressure with Medtronic renal denervation procedure

The Symplicity Spyral Kidney Denervation System delivers energy to the nerves leading to the kidneys, which helps regulate blood pressure. [Image courtesy of Medtronic] Medtronic (NYSE:MDT) has announced data from a study demonstrating a significant reduction in blood pressure with the Symplicity Renal Denervation System. The SYMPLICITY HTN-3 clinical trial observed subjects who underwent radiofrequency …

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Therapists reveal the five most popular issues, from work pressure to dating anxiety

One in four people will experience some kind of mental health problem each year in England, and one in six say they experience a common mental health problem like anxiety or depression in any given week, according to the charity Mind . And since the start of the Covid-19 pandemic in March 2020, the UK …

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