Tag Archives: Blood Pressure

VITAMIN D DEFICIENCY: LINKS TO HIGH BLOOD PRESSURE AND VISCERAL OBESITY

By John A. Rumberger, PhD, MD, FACC A recent publication [June 2014] in the British Journal The Lancet Diabetes & Endocrinology has reported that the presence of several specific gene mutations associated with a reduced metabolic synthesis of plasma vitamin … Continue reading

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Coronary Calcium Identifies Those at Risk for High Blood Pressure

A new study was reported at the 2013 International Conference on Prehypertension and Cardiometabolic Syndrome in Barcelona, Spain on February 4, 2013, that looked at nearly 10 years of  follow up of cardiovascular events in a study conducted in Germany. … Continue reading

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What is the DASH Diet?

The DASH diet was just named the “best diet overall” by U.S. News & World Report in its “2012 Best Diets Rankings”. What is the DASH Diet? The DASH Diet stands for Dietary Approaches to Stop Hypertension.  It was designed … Continue reading

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