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By Salynn Boyles
WebMD Health News
If new figures are to be believed, as many as one in five West Virginia fifth-graders have high blood pressure, putting them at risk for heart attack and stroke as adults.
School-based testing of more than 62,000 mostly 10- and 11-year-olds revealed that almost 20% had blood pressure readings that were high for their age, sex, […]


Post image for CoQ10 uptake improves by 50% with grapefruit juice

By Aaron Melius
CoQ10 was first identified in 1957 and was named “ubiquinone” because it is found everywhere in the body.  It is found in the highest amounts in the heart, liver, kidneys, and pancreas and in lowest amounts in the lungs.  One issue with CoQ10 supplementation is its low bioavailability, meaning it is poorly absorbed […]


Post image for Sleep Duration Linked to Heart Health

By Rachel Stockton
No one can dispute the restorative value of sleep, but not only is a lack of sleep detrimental, so is getting too much of it. In fact, studies have conclusively shown a link between long and short sleep duration and both diabetes and hypertension.
Now, a new study conducted by the West Virginia school […]


Post image for Too much fructose could raise your blood pressure

By Frederik Joelving
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – Do you need a reason to cut down on sweetened beverages? Their fructose content might increase your blood pressure, doctors said Thursday.
Although not all studies agree, the findings add to a growing body of evidence that too much of the ubiquitous sugar — found in fruits as well […]


Post image for Nitrate content ‘behind blood pressure benefits of beetroot juice’

The nitrate content of beetroot juice helps lower blood pressure, research has shown.
A study in the US journal Hypertension found that blood pressure was reduced within 24 hours in people who drank beetroot juice or took nitrate tablets.
The higher the blood pressure, the greater the impact of the nitrates.
This research suggests there is hope of […]


Below is the synopsis of the webinar held 2/24/2010.
SynergyWorldwide is working to publish the detailed results in a prominent medical journals.
Edited by: Jerry Copeland
The following is a compilation of the notes taken from a sixty minute conference call held February 24, 2010. The purpose of this call was to update interested parties on the progress […]


The study was designed by Dan Austin who manages the Congestive Heart Failure Unit.  It was completely funded by the High Desert Heart Institute under the direction and supervision of Dr. Siva Arunasalam, who is the Founder and Director of this institute.  Dr. Siva Arunasalam announced more preliminary results of the study, which are now public […]