Tag: High Blood Pressure

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Could You Benefit from CoQ10?

August 28, 2018

Coenzyme Q10 (CoQ10) must be one of my favourite nutrient supplements because it is essential for so many mechanisms of action in the body. It is mostly known for its role in energy production and I believe good energy levels are the foundation of good physical health and good mental health. It is generally referred to as ‘ubiquinone’ due to its ubiquitous nature throughout the body, and has been used as a therapeutic supplement for more than 30 years. Whilst small amounts of CoQ10 are ava....

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How’s Your Blood Pressure?

July 4, 2018

According to the Australian Foundation 32% of Australians have High Blood pressure. A normal blood pressure reading is 120/80. For every 20 point increase in your Blood Pressure reading (i.e. the systolic/top number) you double your risk of cardiovascular disease. So if your blood pressure has elevated to 140 points then you double your risk of getting cardiovascular disease. So obviously the aim in keeping your blood pressure low is important. Are you a “Napper”? A research study of nearl....

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Coenyme Q10 – A Must Have

June 14, 2017

Coenzyme Q10 (CoQ10) must be one of my favourite nutrient supplements because it is essential for so many mechanisms of action in the body. It is mostly known for its role in energy production and I believe good energy levels are the foundation of good physical health and good mental health. It is generally referred to as ‘ubiquinone’ due to its ubiquitous nature throughout the body, and has been used as a therapeutic supplement for more than 30 years. Whilst small amounts of CoQ10 are avail....

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All Power to the Siesta

February 29, 2016

I was listening to Terry Robson on the ABC’s “Talking Health” recently and he was chatting about the benefits of napping, specifically with regards to reducing blood pressure. According to the Australian Foundation 32% of Australians have High Blood pressure. A normal blood pressure reading is 120/80. Terry was saying that for every 20 point increase in your Blood Pressure reading (i.e. the systolic/top number) you double your risk of cardiovascular disease. So if your blood pressure ha....

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