Category Archives: Systolex

Managing Stress-induced Hypertension

Stress is an underestimated risk factor for hypertension or high blood pressure. We have grown so accustomed to leading stressful lives that we often do not take the time to decompress and breathe. Stress-induced hypertension is a common, but largely ignored, health problem among Americans.  Learning how to identify and manage different kinds of stress…
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Chromium’s Importance in a Healthy Body

Chromium is a trace element needed by the human body to maintain good health.  It is a metal originally discovered in France in the late 1700s but was not considered to be a nutrient until the 1960’s.  Currently it is mixed with nicotinate (a form of the B complex vitamin niacin) for use in nutritional…
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