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Want Low Blood Pressure? Try Passing Gas

Next time you’re sitting next to someone on the bus and they let one rip, don’t just hold your nose and turn away — congratulate them on their low blood pressure. Seems the same gas that produces farts has been shown to control blood pressure in mice.

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Treating High Blood Pressure Adds Years to Life, Study Says

Controlling your blood pressure can help you live longer, according to a new study.

Researchers at the Robert Wood Johnson Medical School at the University of Medicine and Dentistry New Jersey discovered those treating their condition with medication lowered their risk of death during a 20-year period.

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Midlife Blood Pressure May Cause Stroke

Fluctuating blood pressure during the middle-age years could boost the risk of cardiovascular disease, according to research in Circulation: Journal of the American Heart Association.

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