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Acupuncture Helps Chronic Chest Pain

According to a recent article  in Cardiology Journal, approximately 6.4 million people in the U.S. suffer from symptomatic cardiac disease—usually involving fatigue and chest pain. For most of these Americans, drug therapy or surgical procedures like cardiac bypass or angioplasty will cure their suffering. However, about 5 to 15 percent of cases cannot be helped […]

Hypertension

Definition Hypertension is a disorder characterized by high blood pressure. Blood pressure is the force of the flowing blood against the walls of the arteries. It is measured in two numbers. The first number is systolic pressure which represents the pressure generated when the heart contracts and pumps the blood through the artery. The lower […]