Tagged: Blood pressure

Caffeine’s Effects on the Human Stress Axis

INTRODUCTION Caffeine is one of the world’s most widely used drugs. Surveys in the U.S. have shown that approximately 80% of adults regularly consume caffeine, averaging two to three cups of coffee a day...

Vascular leg pain – Pathophysiology

Lower extremity pain can arise from abnormalities in either arteries or veins. In the case of arterial disease, the tissues are insufficiently supplied with oxygenated blood because of obstruction to inflow. In the case...

How Exercise Burns Fat and Benefits Health

Although most people would agree that exercise is important, the latest government report says that seven in ten adults don’t exercise regularly and nearly four in ten aren’t physically active at all. What’s more,...