Could garlic be a reliable alternative therapy for the treatment of hypertension?

Following on from Monday’s post on hypertension I’ve been looking at the potential benefits of garlic as an alternative therapy for this condition.  I’ve spent the last few hours perched under the Oak Tree reading all about the ‘stinking rose’.  Known as much for its odour as well as its flavour, garlic’s scent comes primarily [read the full story…]

Do antihypertensive drugs do more harm than good in patients with mild hypertension?

I know that I can be prone to bouts of high blood pressure (hypertension) particularly when I see those pesky goblins careering round the woodland causing havoc – they certainly make my blood boil!  There are plenty of people out there though who have no idea they suffer from this condition and that ultimately their [read the full story…]