Scientists now know a great deal about what you can do to reduce your risk of cardiovascular disease. Following these steps doesn’t guarantee that you won’t ever have a heart attack, but it should reduce your risk.
Some research has shown that salt substitutes help reduce blood pressure and heart disease deaths when used in place of table salt. But they are not for everyone, so you need to take some smart steps before using them.
It’s estimated that 26 million Americans—about one in nine adults—have chronic kidney disease (CKD), and most don’t know it. And thanks largely to the rise in hypertension and diabetes, increasingly things are going wrong with the kidneys of Americans.