Current Health News

March 28, 2019 - Issue 4609


Dementia Deaths Have Doubled in Two Decades

Dementia Deaths Have Doubled in Two Decades

March 28, 2019

It could be a sign of something far worse, which could later progress to speech problems, trouble with executive functions and more serious dementia and even Alzheimer's. The good news: aking this switch could reduce your risk by a whopping 89 percent.

Can a Nap a Day Keep Blood Pressure at Bay?

napping may lower blood pressure

March 28, 2019

Coupled with lifestyle changes like reducing alcohol and taking certain medications, an hourlong nap may lower blood pressure. This is one no-cost way to help fight hypertension, but there are other strategies as well, including improving your nitric oxide (NO) level.

Eucalyptus: A Favorite of the Koala, It May Become Your Favorite Herb, Too

Eucalyptus

March 28, 2019

The eucalyptus is native to Australia. It is a favorite of the koala, but did you know that the Australian indigenous populations used it for medicinal purposes as well? Discover how you can also benefit from eucalyptus here.