Preventing and controling high blood pressure

Preventing and controling high blood pressure

What can you do to prevent or control high blood pressure? Quit smoking and/or chewing tobacco. Ask your provider for help with quitting. Achieve and maintain a healthy weight. If you are overweight, ask your provider for help with a plan to lose weight. Be physically active. “Physical activity” includes any activity that raises your heart…

A Guide to Lowering Blood Pressure

A Guide to Lowering Blood Pressure

Why is high blood pressure dangerous? Blood pressure is the force of blood pushing against your blood vessels. If this pressure rises and stays high over time, it is called hypertension. If it is not controlled, high blood pressure can cause: Stroke Heart attack Kidney problems Heart failure Eye problems Most people with high blood…

Games Improve Seniors Health

Consoles Games Improve Seniors Health

Recent studies have shown that virtual reality games such as on Nintendo Wii and XBox Kinect may help seniors support their mental health and sharpness. Mostly it applies to exercising games as, for instance, racing games, when a player needs to use a controller pedal, can be not only a great source of fun and…

Best Foods For Seniors Health

Best Foods For Senior Health

Proper nutrition has a great influence on a body’s health at any age. The more important it is in our later days. Different foods supply different organs, that’s why a healthy diet should be diverse and broad regarding types of products. For better memory and improved brain function choose: shellfish (Vitamin B12, iron, magnesium and…