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A man and his belly

by Sonia Chartier, on 6 September 2017, Men's Health
belly

The infamous beer belly. We all know it, dread it and want it to go away. Whether or not you’re a beer drinker, you’ve probably noticed that fat has an annoying habit of accumulating under your belt.

But there’s more to it than the esthetics and the popping pants buttons: a big belly is synonymous with health risks.

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A.Vogel’s Menopause Flash: Blood pressure and circulation problems

by Sonia Chartier, on 17 April 2017, Circulation, Menopause, Women's Health

Hello and welcome to another edition of A.Vogel’s Menopause Flash. Today, I’m going to talk about blood pressure, a topic that is particularly relevant here, given that more than 50% of women over 50 will have blood pressure problems at some point.

High blood pressure is known as the silent killer, and for a good reason: some people who have it have absolutely no symptoms whatsoever, at least not until the day they have a heart attack or stroke.

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Mild hypertension: What are the Natural Options?

by Sonia Chartier, on 6 February 2017, Circulation
hypertension

Heart health is a matter of both luck and judgement.

The luck pertains to the way your forebears have treated their hearts: hopefully their sins won’t be visited upon your cardiac condition, but it is often the case that you inherit a heart weakness or tendency to high blood pressure from those who have gone before you…

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