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Tuesday, January 14, 2014

Pets: lower heart rates

Studies have shown that pet ownership can be a better stabiliser of blood pressure than many drugs. ACE inhibiting drugs can generally reduce blood pressure but they aren't as effective on controlling spikes in blood pressure due to stress and tension. It was found that people who had cats or dogs were found to have lower blood pressure and heart rates as those who didn't have pets.

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