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Photo Feature: Summer training

...out. A key element to controlling hypertension (high blood pressure) is a regular aerobic exercise. Hypertension is a prime risk factor for cardiovascular...utilize oxygen as a fuel by 20%. Hypertension (high blood pressure), being overweight...
Fair has healthy response

...Alaska Family services; Consumer Direct Personal Care information; Dr. Dawn Lamb, Naturopath, discussing menopause and hypertension approaches; Geneva Woods Pharmacy; Hospice of the Central Peninsula; KPB/OEM spruce bark beetle mitigation and disaster...
Healthy Bites's not used in cooking because of its size. Salts do have one thing in common: They all contain sodium. So if you have hypertension or otherwise need to watch your salt intake, keep checking food labels and monitor how much salt you consume no matter what...
Exercise lowers blood pressure in kids, adults

...alternative for significantly lowering blood pressure. But this new study, published in the October issue of the Journal of Human Hypertension, shows that structured physical training activity two or more times a week has a beneficial effect on blood pressure in...
Alaska Railroad enacts employee smoking ban

...railroad would pay to help employees quit smoking if they wish. The decision was made for safety and health reasons -- primarily to reduce the risk of heart disease, strokes and hypertension among railroad employees, Piper said.

...that the majority of the population isn't getting enough salt, "My assertion in chapter four of the book is that most hypertension is actually caused by sodium deficiency, not excess and that is based on over 2,000 mineral and tissue analysis over 13...
Ent draughts and birch sap

...late in rediscovering this medicinal tonic and delightful drink doesn't detract from its history of being used to treat hypertension, urinary and gastroenteric disorders, gout, arthritis and scurvey! The sap "rises" in the spring as the birch tree...
Health care a state focus

...disturbing health care trends that prompted the state to act, he said. The instance of diabetes among retirees triples, while hypertension triples or quadruples, Barnhill said. It is those kinds of trends that we want to reduce, because ultimately the state...
Risk factors should not stop exercising: Always consult with your doctor before starting a new exercise routine

...weights to gain strength, particularly in your core and respiratory muscles. Those with a high body mass index (BMI) or hypertension are best served lifting light weights in sets with high repetitions. This burns the highest percentage of fat, especially...
Doctored words

...expedition and as the ship's doctor, Doser is responsible for treating any patient who might have trouble on the ship from hypertension and diabetes to domestic violence issues as well as participating in all passenger activities and socializing with the passengers...


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