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Compression for Travelers

It’s summer and travel is in the air.  But, one thing that can stop travelers in their tracks and end summer fun and adventures – DVT.  291 more words

Vascular Health

Looking Good Inside and Out

How flexible your blood vessels are affects how well your cells are able to take in much-needed nutrients, how well the vessels handle the pressure of blood pumping through them, and more.  332 more words

Health Articles

10 Tips for Healthier Veins

People with healthy veins run faster. I think it was Hippocrates who said “Sick veins, slow a’going.” Maybe not. As you may or may not know, nitric oxide is produced in the endothelial lining of the veins, and nitric oxide is a signaling agent that widens blood vessels, allowing more blood to get to the skeletal muscles. 356 more words

Beet Juice

Avoid DVT During Spring and Summer Travels

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March is DVT Awareness Month, and with spring and summer travel just around the corner, we thought it was the perfect time to remind you of this danger involved in traveling.  414 more words

Healthy You

6 Tips on Beet Juicing for the CrossFit Open

If you’re into CrossFit, then you’re probably aware that it’s Open Season, a time of celebration, cheer and probably a whole lot of very painful burpees. 452 more words

Beet Juice

Beating high blood pressure with a combination of coconut oil and physical exercise: Animal study

Date:

February 9, 2015 — ScienceDaily

Source:

Canadian Science Publishing (NRC Research Press)

Summary:

Researchers set out to test the hypothesis that a combination of daily coconut oil intake and exercise training would restore baroreflex sensitivity and reduce oxidative stress, resulting in reduction in blood pressure. 160 more words

General Fitness

Significant link between daily physical activity, vascular health -- ScienceDaily

More good exercise information, this time showing the effect of becoming inactive. There is a pronounced change in blood vessel health. Imagine how this damage incrementally worsens over time and how much effort it takes to undo it. 74 more words

Exercise