January 9, 2023

Understanding Vascular Biomarkers: What Is Augmentation Index?

BY AMY SYNNOTT An indirect measure of arterial stiffness that increases with age, your augmentation index reflects the burden your stiff arteries place on the heart. […]
January 9, 2023

What Your Heart Rate Is Trying to Tell You About Your Health

BY AMY SYNNOTT A rapid heart rate can be triggered by exercise, fear, anxiety, stress, anger, and yes—the poets don’t lie—even love. However, a consistently high […]
December 27, 2022

Does High Blood Pressure Cause Erectile Dysfunction?

Spoiler alert: Yes. Experts say erectile dysfunction is often an early warning sign of subclinical cardiovascular disease. Here’s what you need to know.  Safeguarding your vascular […]
December 21, 2022

The Link Between High Blood Pressure and Alzheimer’s Disease

BY AMY SYNNOTT Research shows vascular health plays a strong role in cognitive decline. Here’s everything you need to know. At first, Pauline’s momentary lapses in […]
December 21, 2022

Nine Natural Ways To Lower High Blood Pressure

BY AMY SYNNOTT A low-sodium diet, regular exercise and other heart-healthy lifestyle changes can dramatically improve blood pressure, lowering your risk of heart attack and stroke. […]
December 21, 2022

How To Accurately Measure Blood Pressure at Home

BY AMY SYNNOTT New at home devices can help you take control of your own blood pressure, one of the most vital health metrics available. Here’s […]
December 21, 2022

What is Arterial Stiffness? A Complete Overview

BY AMY SYNNOTT Studies show rigid arteries are closely associated with the development of cardiovascular disease, type 2 diabetes, Alzheimer’s, and a suite of other chronic […]
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