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High blood pressure: Five most important breakfast ingredients for lowering hypertension

High blood pressure means your blood pressure is consistently too high and means that your heart has to work harder to pump blood around your body. Over time, this can cause your arteries to narrow and constrict, starving the heart of oxygenated blood. Reversing a high blood pressure reading could therefore save your life. How… Read More »

Victoria buckling under testing pressure

Nurses and doctors are being called on to cut their holidays short and help staff Victoria’s coronavirus testing clinics after centres were inundated with people wanting to be tested. The state has 190 testing clinics in operation, however the thousands of Victorians returning from holidays in NSW has triggered huge queues across Melbourne. A recent… Read More »

How often can u take blood pressure

Text version of infographic. If you have questions or comments about this story, please email editor heart. Not everyone can track blood pressure at home. Before buying a blood pressure monitor, check with your doctor to be sure the monitor has been validated — meaning its readings are accurate and repeatable. Read here about why… Read More »