Three lifestyle changes can help lower blood pressure and improve heart health

If you’re one of the 76 million Americans diagnosed with high blood pressure or hypertension, diet, weight management and exercise can help lower blood pressure and improve your heart health. Optimal blood pressure is defined as 120/80; however, your physician can help determine what is “normal” for you. Hypertension is diagnosed when your blood pressure is greater than 140/90 on two or more office visits after an initial screening. “It’ s important to see a doctor regularly to monitor your blood pressure and assess your risk factors, such as age, obesity, diet, a sedentary lifestyle, personality traits, race and family history,” says David Wolinsky, MD, who sees patients in Weston at Cleveland Clinic Florida’s main-campus. “For most people with high […]

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The global tourism industry is set to reach, and possibly surpass, pre-pandemic levels by the end of 2024, according to the World Economic Forum (WEF). Five years post-COVID-19, the sector is experiencing a robust resurgence driven by a surge in international travel, improved air connectivity, and strong rebounds in key regions. However, global dynamics must be managed carefully to ensure stable and continuous growth. In 2023, international tourism reached 88% of its 2019 levels, a significant recovery favored by the reopening of Asian markets, as highlighted by the United Nations World Tourism Organization (UNWTO). The Middle East led the way, surpassing pre-pandemic levels by around 20%, with Europe, the Americas, and Africa following close behind at approximately 90% of their […]