Sunlight may boost heart health

Ultraviolet rays cause short-term drop in blood pressure, which if prolonged could lower risk for heart attack.

    High blood pressure is one of the leading causes of heart disease and stroke.

    New research has found that exposure to the sun appears to result in a short-term drop in blood pressure. If that effect could be prolonged, it could result in a reduced risk of heart attack or stroke.

    Al Jazeera's Tarek Bazley reports from Doha.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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