Effect of grape seed extract on blood pressure

The phenolic compounds found in grapes have shown to have a variety of positive effects on metabolic syndrome. Among them are the causing of endothelium-dependent relaxation of blood vessels and the activation of endothelial nitric oxide synthase (Sivaprakasapillai et al., 1). Endothelium-dependent relaxation is simply the relaxing of the flat cells that line internal body cavities, such as those in the heart. Once these cavities are relaxed, they allow for the opening of blood vessels. Endothelial nitric oxide synthase is important because it is the production and distribution of nitric oxide, which is an essential substance that acts to communicate within and between cells to regulate numerous processes in the body (MedLine Medical Dictionary).

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COVID-19 Announcement

To Our Acupuncture Atlanta Community

As Georgia starts to reopen, Acupuncture Atlanta is committed to providing quality care and helping you stay healthy in this environment defined by a new normal. Acupuncture at its core is a preventative modality and our practitioners are here to work with you and design a treatment plan that is suitable for your specific needs.

The clinic will resume treatments on May 7th with limited hours and new guidelines. Please check the Book Appointment page for available days and time slots, or call us. 

We will also be taking extra protective measures to ensure the safety of our patients and staff:

·      Provide disinfectant wipes and hand sanitizers

·      Practitioners will wear protective masks and gloves

·      Use disposable paper sheets

·      Treatment tables and other surfaces will be sanitized after each patient.

·      Appointments will be spread out to allow time for sanitizing treatment rooms

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