High blood pressure puts your health at risk. You can use the DASH diet plan—or parts of it—to lower your blood pressure, protect your heart, and maybe even slim down. Read the full article on Fitness.com.
The numbers just don’t add up. Four in 10 people with at least one risk factor for type 2 diabetes—including obesity or high blood pressure—think they have no risk at all, finds a new survey by the American Diabetes Association. Even worse: 80 percent say they’re in good or excellent health. Read the full article in Men’s Health.
A simple habit could make you healthier: People who walk or bike to the office have a significantly lower risk of diabetes and obesity, finds new research from the U.K. Read the full article in Men’s Health News.
If the Pope’s resignation wasn’t enough to shake your faith in authority, now there’s this: Your doctor may be wrong about your diagnosis. Read the full article in Men’s Health News.
While your emotions may be invisible to the world’s most advanced medical technology, they still impact your health just as much as your flesh-and-blood organs do. Consider this article to be the kind of anatomy class your doctor never had in medical school. You’ll learn the connection between anger and back pain, loneliness and high blood pressure, anxiety and dementia—and how to snuff out the fuse on even your most explosive emotions. Read the full article in Men’s Health or on NBCNews.com.