Articles written by: Lynn Wallace

Mayo Clinic Q&A: sleep and blood pressure; myofascial releas therapy

EXPLORING THE SLEEP-BLOOD PRESSURE CONNECTION I‘ve heard that having sleep apnea can increase your blood pressure. What if you don‘t sleep well but don‘t have sleep apnea. Does that raise your blood pressure, too? Research suggests that sleeping five hours or less a night can, over time, increase your risk […]

Raising awareness of congenital heart defects

Raising awareness of congenital heart defects

February is heart month, set aside not just to remind adults to watch their blood pressure and get some exercise but also to draw attention to an often-forgotten group of heart patients: children. From newborns to college students, children can be diagnosed with heart abnormalities that happened before birth. These […]

European Equity Benchmarks Close Higher

European Equity Benchmarks Close Higher

The broad-based major European indices closed sharply higher in Tuesday trading as a broad market rally boosted the three major markets. In economic news, the IHS Markit Eurozone PMI Composite Output Index edged lower in January, falling for a fifth straight month to register its lowest level in more than […]