Circulatory (heart, arteries, veins)

The circulatory system is a vast network of organs and vessels that is responsible for the flow of blood, nutrients, hormones, oxygen and other gases to and from cells.

Natural Medicine Causes & Treatment of Hypertension

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Hypertension or high blood pressure is a chronic medical condition in which the blood pressure in the arteries is elevated. It is classified as either primary (essential) or secondary. About 90-95% of cases are termed "primary hypertension", which refers to high blood pressure for which no medical cause can be found. The remaining 5-10% of cases (Secondary hypertension) are caused by another conditions that affect the kidneys, arteries, heart, or endocrine system. From a naturopathic perspective there is a plethora of dietary, lifestyle and supplement and herbal medicine advice that will address the causes of hypertension and lower blood pressure naturally

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Antidepressants linked to heart disease

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As reported on Sat Apr 2 in Reuters, Antidepressants use is linked with an increase risk of heart disease. Middle-age men who use antidepressants are more likely to have a narrowing of blood vessels, increasing the risk of heart attacks and strokes, than those who do not use the medications, according to a study of more than 500 male twins with a mean age of 55. Depression itself not seen associated with thickening.

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Curcumin in turmeric can repair stroke damage

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Scientists have created a new molecule from curcumin, the key chemical component of the spice turmeric. The new compound CNB-001 does not attack clots, but instead repairs stroke damage at the molecular level that feed and support the all-important brain cells, neurons. For a herbal tinctures that reduces cholesterol and lowers blood pressure to reduce the risk of stroke please see Carahealth Blood Pressure & Heart Tonic

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