Tomorrow’s Health: med student hypertension, hula for health & OCD treatment

Tomorrow's Health for September 10,2019

WATERTOWN, N.Y. (WWNY) - A new study from the American Heart Association finds nearly two-thirds of medical students had some degree of hypertension.

Researchers believe it suggests that stress, anxiety, and poor sleep are critical to maintaining a healthy blood pressure.

Hula for health

Another study about blood pressure at the University of Hawaii found a new way to prevent hypertension: hula dancing.

Patients who took part in a dance program showed significant improvement after just a few sessions.

Magnets & OCD

Magnets may help treat obsessive compulsive disorder.

In a study done in Europe and Israel, nearly half the subjects said their OCD symptoms had improved after six weeks of noninvasive magnet stimulation on the brain

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