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Are You Too Old To Lower Your Cholesterol?

Just because you are older than 75 do not think that it is unnecessary to lower LDL Cholesterol. In fact quite the opposite is the truth. A recent study of more than 14,000 people over age 75 revealed that statins reduced vascular events similarly for all age groups.   This benefit is greater for older… Read More »

An Afternoon Nap May Lower Your Blood Pressure

THURSDAY, March 7, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Want a daytime pick-me-up that may also benefit your blood pressure? Take a nap, researchers suggest. “Midday sleep appears to lower blood pressure levels at the same magnitude as other lifestyle changes,” said Dr. Manolis Kallistratos, a cardiologist at Asklepieion General Hospital in Voula, Greece. For each hour… Read More »