#11: Hypertension: The Silent Killer

They call it “The Silent Killer.” That’s because most people feel nothing, even when the condition is relatively severe. Many people don’t even know they have it. But left untreated, this monster can cause untold damage to tissues and organs all over the body –particularly the heart, kidneys, and brain. Those are important. I’m talking…

Finding Undiagnosed Hypertensive Patients

[NARRATOR] Uncontrolled hypertension is a leading cause of heart disease and stroke. Controlling hypertension can prevent cardiovascular disease as it is critical for good cardiovascular health. It’s a top priority for the federal Million Hearts initiative, which aims to prevent one million heart attacks and strokes within five years. Controlling hypertension is challenging. Since high…

Table Salt vs. Himalayan Salt: Which Is Better?

Hey, guys. Dr. Josh Axe here. Welcome to “Ancient Medicine Today.” On today’s episode, I’m going to be talking about the difference between table salt, sea salt, and Himalayan salt. This is a question I get all the time. You might be surprised by some of the answers because I’ve heard a lot of people…

How Not to Die from High Blood Pressure

“How Not to Die from High Blood Pressure” High blood pressure is the #1 risk factor for death in the world, affecting nearly 78 million Americans— that’s one in three adults. And as we age, our pressures get higher and higher, such that by age 60 it strikes more than half. Well, if it affects…

How Your Body Transforms On A Vegan Diet

I’m Mic, and today: how your body transforms over time on a vegan diet. Now, I could just flash some success stories like how Tammy lost 70 pounds in two weeks on a vegan diet. Those stories are out there, but instead I want to be a little more intellectually honest and look at about…