Grape Seed Extract and High Blood Pressure

Researchers from the Department of Biomedical Sciences, Irvine3 Circulation-Vascular Labs and San Valentino Vascular Screening Project, Gabriele D’Annunzio University, Pescara, in Italy, looked at the efficacy of a standardised grape seed procyanidins extract to decrease blood pressure. This extract, when used in association with improved diet and lifestyle, was researched in a study amongst healthy, Read more about Grape Seed Extract and High Blood Pressure[…]

Electroacupuncture and Brain Injuries

Researchers from the Department of Chinese Medicine, Chi-Mei Medical Center, Tainan, Taiwan, have shown that treating patients with traumatic brain injuries with Electroacupuncture (EA) for one hour – in the acute stage – was shown to be able to increase  regional blood flows and attenuate the levels of transforming growth-interacting factor (TGIF) in the injured Read more about Electroacupuncture and Brain Injuries[…]

Yoga for RA , Fibromyalgia and other inflammatory conditions

Yoga is a popular activity which may be well suited to some individuals with specific rheumatic disorders. Regular yoga practice can increase muscle strength and endurance, proprioception, and balance, with emphasis on movement through a full range of motion to increase flexibility and mobility. Additional beneficial elements of yoga include breathing, relaxation, body awareness, and Read more about Yoga for RA , Fibromyalgia and other inflammatory conditions[…]

CAN VISCUM ALBUM (MISTLETOE) HOMEOPATHIC MEDICINE REDUCE BLOOD PRESSURE?

Clinical Evaluation of Viscum album Homeopathic Mother Tincture as an Antihypertensive A Pilot Study has been published in the Journal of Evidence Based Complementary and Alternative Medicine which looks at a rarely used homeopathic remedy – and it’s use in treating hypertension.  Interestingly the medicine that was given to the patients was a preparation of Mistletoe Read more about CAN VISCUM ALBUM (MISTLETOE) HOMEOPATHIC MEDICINE REDUCE BLOOD PRESSURE?[…]