Blood pressure: managing high blood pressure

[MUSIC]>>MALE VOICE OVER: High blood pressure doesn’t always make you feel bad and so it’s important to get it regularly checked. You might even measure it at home yourself, this will help you track your progress and reach your goal. Some lifestyle changes may help reduce your blood pressure; less salt, losing weight, eating better,…

Pharmacist Discusses Medications for Kidney Disease

hi my name is Linda Awdishu and I’m a pharmacist at UC San Diego chronic kidney disease clinic in this module you are going to learn about medications used in kidney disease I hope you find the information you need to make an informed choice about what medicines to take to maintain your kidney health…

Diagnosing Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension (PAH)

diagnosing pulmonary arterial hypertension pas overview pulmonary arterial hypertension Pas is a rare but serious type of high blood Pressure it mimics several other heart, and lung conditions pas causes many of the same symptoms as heart disease and asthma Distinguishing between those conditions and pas can be difficult but, several tests and tools can…

Pulmonary Rehab: Daily Fitness & Exercise

Hello, I am Dr. Ken Chapman, Director of the Asthma & Airway Centre of the University Health Network and Director of our Pulmonary Rehab Program at Toronto Western site. I am delighted to be able to introduce this DVD of Basic Pulmonary Rehab Exercises. How are you going to use this DVD? First, you consult…

10 Great Exercises to Improve Your Eyesight

Ten great exercises to improve your eyesight Exercising your eyes is one of those simple things that very few people do however it can help you maintain excellent vision Here are 10 exercises that will take you no more than 10 minutes to do You can give them a try right now while watching this…

10 Benefits to Drinking Warm Lemon Water Every Morning

10 Benefits to Drinking Warm Lemon Water Every Morning Did you know that lemon juice could be helpful to your health in many different ways? Lemons are full of vitamins and nutrients, like vitamin C, B-complex vitamins, calcium, potassium, iron, magnesium, and fiber. If you’re ready to take a drink of lemon juice, make sure…

How stress affects your brain – Madhumita Murgia

Are you sleeping restlessly, feeling irritable or moody, forgetting little things, and feeling overwhelmed and isolated? Don’t worry. We’ve all been there. You’re probably just stressed out. Stress isn’t always a bad thing. It can be handy for a burst of extra energy and focus, like when you’re playing a competitive sport, or have to…

7 Best Herbs for Kidney Cleansing

Your kidneys are organs that are shaped like a bean. They are located at the backside of your abdomen. They provide your body with very important functions. Particularly, they are primarily responsible for filtering waste and toxins from your bloodstream. They also release important hormones into your body: erythropoietin, renin, and calcitriol. Those hormones are…