Scientists have found that the smells produced from a hog farm may have an adverse impact on human health. This is due to the level of dust and allergic materials poured into the atmosphere from such farms, which trigger a rise in blood pressure.
If you’re looking for a natural way to help keep your blood pressure lower, think kiwi. The little green fruit is found in a small study to lower blood pressure almost 4 points systolic, compared with eating apples.
The Centre for Research on Inner City Health through the Keenan Research Centre at St. Michael's Hospital in Toronto reports that women living in poorer areas are at risk for high blood pressure and that parent's stress can risk a child for asthma.