Tag Archives: Blood

High blood pressure: A certain toilet habit you should NEVER ignore

High blood pressure does not normally have major symptoms for a person to be aware of, hence the reason the disease is often referred to as the “silent killer”. The undetected symptoms left untreated could cause more serious problems such as heart disease, stroke or kidney disease. A persons’ urine habits however, could hold many… Read More »

Are Walnuts Good For Blood Pressure?

According to a study, one of the benefits of eating walnuts is the lowering of blood pressure in individuals at risk for cardiovascular disease when combined with a low saturated fat diet. The randomized, controlled trial looked at the effects of replacing some of the saturated fats in individuals’ diets with walnuts. It was revealed… Read More »

The Intersection of Race and Blood

“We need black blood.” I didn’t know what to say to this, not least because it had been said by the head of donor services at England’s National Health Service Blood and Transplant. The interview was for a book I was writing on blood, a topic I knew a little about by then, but the… Read More »