Blood Pressure Blogs

Enjoy the Benefits of DHA

Enjoy the Benefits of DHA

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Last Reviewed 02/24/2014

Learn more about the benefits of DHA, and how Dr. Stephen Sinatra believes that getting enough supplementation will promote eye, heart and brain health.

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How Much Do You Love Your Heart?

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Last Reviewed 06/16/2014

If you’ve already been diagnosed with high blood pressure, you’ve undoubtedly been advised to evaluate your lifestyle and start exercising. You may have been told to consider psychotherapy to explore unexpressed or unrecognized emotions like anger, fear, and anxiety. 

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Lower Blood Pressure Levels With Diuretics

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Last Reviewed 02/06/2014

If you have a history of cardiovascular problems, such as heart attack, congestive heart failure, or high blood pressure levels, you may already be taking a diuretic such as indapamide (Lozol) or furosemide (Lasix). 

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Calcium Channel Blockers 101

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Last Reviewed 02/06/2014

If you have cardiovascular problems, you may already be familiar with calcium channel blockers, including Isoptin, Calan, Verelan, Norvasc, and Procardia.

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Know Your Blood Pressure Levels

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Last Reviewed 02/06/2014

If you’re unaware of your blood pressure levels, you put yourself at great risk.  That’s because uncontrolled high blood pressure (or hypertension) is a leading risk factor for heart disease and stroke.

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Watch White Coat Hypertension

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Last Reviewed 07/30/2014

White coat hypertension is a condition in which eople become anxious over a visit to a physician, holistic health practitioner, dentist, or other medical facility. Such visits evoke a fight-or-flight response, and their blood pressure levels go up. But research has shown that abnormally high blood pressure readings in a medical setting could be more than just a benign byproduct of anxiety. Although the condition is poorly understood, WCH could be a precursor to high blood pressure and other cardiovascular problems.

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Natural Ways to Lower Blood Pressure

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Last Reviewed 02/06/2014

There are natural ways to lower blood pressure. They involve good cardiovascular nutrition, as well as simple lifestyle modifications and targeted supplementation. Lowering blood pressure naturally is possible, but it takes commitment and the willingness to make some changes.

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