What You Can Do To Lower Your Blood Pressure

What Is High Blood Pressure? Blood pressure is the force of blood against the walls of arteries (vessels that carry blood away from your heart). It’s normal for your blood pressure to go up and down throughout the day. If your blood pressure stays elevated over...

Blood Pressure Medications and You

Blood pressure medicines are some of the most commonly used drugs. However, about one-quarter of people who take meds to lower their blood pressure stop taking them within six months. Up to one-half stop taking them within one year. Why are blood pressure medicines so...

How to Eat a Heart-Healthy Diet

Eating a heart-healthy diet can lower your risk of problems like heart attacks, strokes, and diabetes. Use the following tips as a guide for a heart-healthy diet. Remember not to get discouraged if you indulge in a favorite once in a while. DO eat: Fruits and veggies...

The Apple – Bluegrass Pharmacy

THE APPLE At Bluegrass Pharmacy we believe in preventive health. A balanced diet is one of the best ways those of us in western Kentucky can stay healthy. There’s always been a connection between apples and good health. Well it’s time to see if this fruit’s healthy is...

Healthy Fats for Your Heart

Your body needs fat. Of the three energy sources (fats, proteins, and carbohydrates), cells produce more energy from fats than proteins and carbohydrates combined. So what is the big deal in eating a high-fat diet? This is where the old adage, all things in...

Heart Health – Aspirin

Which patients should take aspirin to prevent an initial heart attack or stroke? New recommendations recommend 81mg of aspirin for men age 45 to 79 and women age 55 to 79. The benefits of taking aspirin are different for men and for women. For men, the benefit is to...