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10 Tips to Get Heart Smart

By Dr. Paul Palmer, a plant-based nutrition consultant Have a change of heart this Heart Awareness Month and make small but significant adjustments for a healthy and happy life. Remember when doctors prescribed “healthy” cigarettes and smoking as a something that was “good for you”? Luckily, much has changed over the last few decades. Preventative care is fast becoming an ...

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Exercise can help to control hypertension

South Africa has one of the highest rates of hypertension in the world with an estimated 6,3 million people suffering from this “silent killer” that makes them susceptible to life-threatening diseases like heart attacks and stroke

South Africa has one of the highest rates of hypertension in the world with an estimated 6,3 million people suffering from this “silent killer” that makes them susceptible to life-threatening diseases like heart attacks and stroke According to Dr Jeanne Grace, health promotion director at the Biokinetics Association of South Africa (BASA), statistics show that about 130 heart attacks and ...

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