Blood Pressure Blogs

Enjoy the Benefits of DHA

Enjoy the Benefits of DHA

by Dr. Stephen Sinatra
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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Filed Under: Heart Health

Lower Your Blood Pressure with this Japanese Secret

by Dr. Stephen Sinatra
Last Reviewed 02/06/2014

As a complementary cardiologist, I advocate traditional and alternative therapies to treat this common problem. One of the alternative therapies I’m truly excited about is Nattokinase—an enzyme that comes from the Japanese cheese-like food, natto.  

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How Much Do You Love Your Heart?

by Dr. Stephen Sinatra
Last Reviewed 02/06/2014

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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Filed Under: Nutrients and Additives

Lower Blood Pressure Levels With Diuretics

by Dr. Stephen Sinatra
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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Filed Under: Heart Health

Know Your Blood Pressure Levels

by Dr. Stephen Sinatra
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

by Dr. Stephen Sinatra
Last Reviewed 02/06/2014

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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Filed Under: Heart Health

Natural Ways to Lower Blood Pressure

by Dr. Stephen Sinatra
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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Filed Under: Nutrients and Additives

Control High Blood Pressure

by Dr. Stephen Sinatra
Last Reviewed 02/06/2014

Uncontrolled high blood pressure levels (or hypertension) is a leading risk factor for heart disease and stroke. Often, there are no symptoms, so you may not know you have it unless you have your blood pressure levels (BP) checked regularly.

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Filed Under: Heart Health

Healthy Blood Pressure Secrets for Women

by Dr. Stephen Sinatra
Last Reviewed 02/06/2014

It used to be thought that maintaining healthy pressure was a “man’s issue.” But did you know that women—and especially women in menopause—are at an even greater risk of not having healthy blood pressure then men?

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Healthy Blood Pressure: How to Help Our Kids

by Dr. Stephen Sinatra
Last Reviewed 02/06/2014

Years ago, high blood pressure was something adults developed as they got older. But given our modern day lifestyles—filled with fast-food based, high fat diets, and sedentary activities—record numbers of children have hypertension.

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Filed Under: Heart Health