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Vitamin K supplementation can help reduce arterial stiffness and improve blood pressure, researchers find

https://www.naturalnews.com/2020-01-30-vitamin-k-reduces-arterial-stiffness-improves-blood-pressure.html

The hardening of arteries, also known as arterial stiffness, is a risk factor for chronic heart diseases like coronary artery disease and even death. ... Now, recent evidence suggests that dietary supplementation of vitamin K can give your heart a healthful boost to reduce arterial stiffness . "...

Vitamin K supplementation can help reduce arterial stiffness and improve blood pressure, researchers find

https://www.naturalnews.com/2020-01-19-vitamin-k-supplementation-can-help-reduce-arterial-stiffness-blood-pressure.html

The hardening of arteries, also known as arterial stiffness, is a risk factor for chronic heart diseases like coronary artery disease and even death. ... Now, recent evidence suggests that dietary supplementation of vitamin K can give your heart a healthful boost to reduce arterial stiffness . "...

Vitamin D and heart health: Scientists discover that high doses reverse stiffness in arteries

https://www.naturalnews.com/2018-08-29-vitamin-d-and-heart-health-scientists-discover-that-high-doses-reverse-stiffness-in-arteries.html

Arterial stiffness is just one of many inevitable conditions that comes with old age. ... In any case, arterial stiffness has also been known to be affected by physical exercises, such as Pilates and yoga. "...

Regular physical activity helps prevent or reduce artery stiffening linked to heart failure

https://www.naturalnews.com/2020-06-16-physical-activity-prevents-reduces-artery-stiffening-heart-failure.html

Arterial stiffness: Causes and symptoms Arterial stiffness describes the hardening of the arterial walls . ... Exercise reduces arterial stiffness A team of American and Canadian researchers found that exercise training can prevent and lessen arterial stiffness . "...

Women who follow a low-carb diet show improvements in artery flexibility

https://www.naturalnews.com/2018-12-20-women-who-follow-a-low-carb-diet-show-improvements-in-artery-flexibility.html

The researchers measured the body weight of the participants, as well as their arterial stiffness using pulse wave velocity. ... It can increase cholesterol level and blood pressure, which causes arterial stiffness. "...

Smoking and food additives linked to hardening in the arteries, a risk factor for heart disease and death

https://www.naturalnews.com/2019-10-27-smoking-food-additives-linked-to-arterial-stiffness.html

The hardening of arteries, or arterial stiffness, is a risk factor for heart disease and even death. ... They aimed to identify the environmental exposures that affected the arterial stiffness measured. "...

Put down the salt: Systematic review proves that too much sodium can increase the risk of cardiovascular disease

https://www.naturalnews.com/2018-11-29-too-much-sodium-increases-risk-of-cardiovascular-disease.html

Put down the salt: Systematic review proves that too much sodium can increase the risk of cardiovascular disease Thursday, November 29, 2018 by: Michelle Simmons arterial stiffness , arteries , badfood , badhealth , cardiovascular disease , heart disease , salt , salt intake , sodium - (Natural News ) Arterial stiffness, a primary risk factor of cardiovascular disease, can occur due to high consumption of salt. ... Based on the findings of the review, the researchers ...

Coffee and heart health: Study finds that excessive coffee drinking has no negative effect on the heart

https://www.naturalnews.com/2019-12-11-excessive-coffee-drinking-no-negative-effect-on-heart.html

A study published in the journal Heart found that people who drink significant amounts of coffee per day do not experience arterial stiffness . ... In this study, researchers from the Queen Mary University of London in the UK evaluated the link between coffee consumption and arterial stiffness using two forms of stiffness measures in a large population cohort. "...

Science supports recess: Physical activity in preschoolers linked to improved blood vessel health and cardiovascular fitness, reducing heart disease risk in later life

https://www.naturalnews.com/2020-01-04-science-supports-recess-physical-activity-in-preschoolers.html

During that time, researchers analyzed heart health markers such as blood pressure, arterial stiffness, and cardiovascular fitness. To determine arterial stiffness, they looked at how fast the children’s pulses traveled through their bodies and used ultrasounds to measure their carotid artery’s stiffness. "...

The larger the variety of microbes you have in your gut, the healthier your blood vessels are

https://www.naturalnews.com/2018-07-10-the-larger-the-variety-of-microbes-you-have-in-your-gut-the-healthier-your-blood-vessels-are.html

The results were also compared with the blood-vessel-stiffness measurements. Valdes explained that arterial hardening can be related to diabetes and that it can also be linked to low gut microbiome diversity. However, based on the data from the study, blood vessel stiffness didn’t occur because of diabetes or obesity. "...

Is red wine good for the hearts of type-2 diabetics? Researchers think so

https://www.naturalnews.com/2017-09-09-resveratrol-in-red-wine-found-to-significantly-improve-arterial-flexibility-among-type-2-diabetics-helping-prevent-artery-problems.html

The results were more positive in a subset of 23 patients who had high arterial stiffness at the beginning of the study. The 300 mg dosage of resveratrol reduced aortic stiffness by 9.1 percent, the 100 mg dosage lowered it by 4.8 percent, while the placebo treatments increased arterial stiffness. "...

Flexibility exercises like Pilates and yoga could prevent, treat stiff arteries

https://www.naturalnews.com/027320_flexibility_research_pilates.html

But as we age, arterial stiffness often increases, upping the risk for cardiovascular disease. In previous studies, scientists have documented that physical fitness can delay age-related arterial stiffness, although exactly how that happens in the body is not understood. "...

One cup of blueberries per day helps relieve high blood pressure and hardened arteries

https://www.naturalnews.com/048381_blueberries_blood_pressure_medicinal_food.html

Before the study began, participant's blood pressure was taken, and their arterial stiffness measured, as well as select blood biomarkers. ... Additionally, the blueberry-treated group had an average reduction of 6.5 percent in arterial stiffness. "...

Exercising too hard? Prevent heart damage with ginseng and red sage

https://www.naturalnews.com/2018-10-16-exercising-too-hard-prevent-heart-damage-with-ginseng-and-red-sage.html

They evaluated muscle soreness, arterial stiffness and vascular reactivity among the participants. ... While the ginseng-red sage remedy did not amend muscle soreness, it did prevent the increase of arterial stiffness . "...

Smartphone app developed to detect heart disease

https://www.naturalnews.com/2018-05-31-smartphone-app-developed-to-detect-heart-disease.html

Available measurement methods for determining arterial stiffness include the use of magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) or the use of tonometry. ... Similarly, they can determine arterial stiffness. Their method only needed the shape of a patient’s pulse wave for the mathematical model called intrinsic frequency. "...

Research: The real cause of heart attacks is vitamin C deficiency

https://www.naturalnews.com/2020-07-07-real-cause-of-heart-attacks-vitamin-c-deficiency.html

These include arterial stiffness, endothelial function (blood pressure regulation) and lipid profile. According to a review of randomized controlled trials (RCTs), vitamin C supplementation helps reduce arterial stiffness, which is caused by atherosclerosis . "...

The science behind saunas: Numerous health benefits are similar to those of engaging in medium-intensity exercise

https://www.naturalnews.com/2020-01-31-saunas-health-benefits-similar-to-medium-intensity-exercise.html

Heart rate and pulse wave velocity — which measures arterial stiffness — were also recorded. ... Pulse wave velocity readings indicated a substantial drop in arterial stiffness. "...

Hypertensive patients greatly benefit from aerobic exercise: Study

https://www.naturalnews.com/2018-11-19-hypertensive-patients-greatly-benefit-from-aerobic-exercise.html

However, there is little information about the effects of aerobic exercise on the arterial stiffness and pulsatility (the gap between the systolic and diastolic blood pressure) of hypertensive people. ... The effects of aerobic exercise on stiff arteries Syracuse University (SU) researchers examined how aerobic exercise could potentially alter arterial stiffness and the pulsatility of the brain’s blood vessels. "...

Prevent memory decline by being more physically active and caring for your heart

https://www.naturalnews.com/2018-08-08-prevent-memory-decline-by-being-more-physically-active-and-caring-for-your-heart.html

While physical fitness didn’t influence central arterial stiffness, Kennedy noted that the study only assessed current fitness. It was possible that long-term fitness could be a more efficient way of determining arterial stiffness among the elderly. "...

The power of healthy nutrition: Just one cup of blueberries a day reduces the risk of cardiovascular disease in postmenopausal women

https://www.naturalnews.com/2018-07-28-one-cup-of-blueberries-a-day-reduces-the-risk-of-cardiovascular-disease-in-postmenopausal-women.html

The improvement in arterial stiffness may be partly due to the increased nitric oxide levels brought by the blueberries. Nitric oxide plays an important role in decreasing arterial stiffness as it dilates and relaxes blood vessels. "...