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Aerobic exercise effective in controlling blood pressure

Previous studies have established that regular exercises help maintain blood pressure. However, recent studies have found that aerobic exercises such as brisk walking, jogging, swimming, cycling, dancing are quite effective in lowering blood pressure. Researchers reviewed 54 clinical trials that measured the effect of aerobic exercises on the blood pressure readings. Overall result indicated that [...]

Meditation helps to lower blood pressure

A study done on African Americans has revealed that transcendental meditation (a particular mind-body technique) is an effective alternative to blood-pressure lowering medication. The researchers said that one can lower his/her blood pressure naturally by using this mind-body technique (transcendental meditation). Transcendental meditation is a technique for calming the body and mind. It does not [...]