Tag Archives: Heart

Low salt heart healthy diet

This includes patients with heart failure, high blood pressure hypertension, and pulmonary hypertension. Sodium acts like a sponge in your body, making it hold onto water. Moving this extra water through your body requires your heart to work harder, which raises blood pressure. For patients with heart failure or pulmonary hypertension, whose heart or blood… Read More »

Spicy ingredients in curry linked to lowering risk of cancer and heart disease

Brits have been tucking into curries for comfort during the pandemic. One survey showed orders for Indian takeaways doubled after Covid-19 hit. And the good news is that when chosen wisely, curry can be a hot tonic for your body. Experts say that spicy ingredients can help lower your risk of everything from cancer to… Read More »

Heart disease fad diet

A high alcohol intake increases blood pressure and can increase triglycerides in the blood. Fundraise to save Australian hearts Join the Heart Foundation community. Keto is a very low carbohydrate dietary approach that sends the body into ketosis, a metabolic state in which it has reduced access to glucose and is instead mostly fueled by… Read More »

ESC: Eli Lilly, Boehringer’s Jardiance cuts CV events by 25% in Farxiga-matching heart failure trial

AstraZeneca put the rest of the SGLT2 inhibitor class on notice when its Farxiga scored an FDA heart failure nod in patients with or without diabetes. One of its competitors, Eli Lilly and Boehringer Ingelheim’s Jardiance, is fast on Farxiga’s heels, though, and it’s ready to bring its pivotal trial win in front of physicians.  Jardiance, added… Read More »