What is Hypertension?

Your blood pressure reading consists of two numbers, measured in millimetres of mercury (mmHg): The first indicating systolic pressure (higher number): This is the force at which your heart pumps blood around your body. The second diastolic pressure (lower number). This is the resistance to the blood flow in the blood vessels. Generally, anything between… Read More


Salt Reduction & Blood Pressure

Research Paper Title Effect of Longer Term Modest Salt Reduction on Blood Pressure: Cochrane Systematic Review and Meta-analysis of Randomised Trials. Study Question Does a longer term modest reduction in salt intake have a significant effect on blood pressure, hormones, and lipids? Summary Answer A modest reduction in salt intake for four or more weeks… Read More