Blood Pressure

Olive leaf extract can help lower BP

Olive leaf extract can help lower BPWashington, Aug 27 : An olive leaf extract can lower cholesterol and lower blood pressure in patients with mild hypertension, according to a new study.

According to the study, taking 1000mg of EFLA943 can help do the trick.

These findings came from a ''Twins'' trial, in which different treatments were given to identical twins.


Studying body''s response to stress may help improve BP treatment

Blood pressureWashington, Aug 15 : Researchers are trying to discern how exactly people cope with blood pressure in response to daily stress, with a view to improving hypertension treatment.

"Research shows that two-thirds of patients'' high blood pressure is not controlled despite the best efforts of their doctors. That is terrible," said Dr. Gregory Harshfield, director of the Georgia Prevention Institute at the Medical College of Georgia.