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Even Mildly High Blood Pressure Ups Stroke Risk, Significantly

…up, I encourage you to do so now. One important topic I’ll be covering in my webinar is the many health risks associated with high blood pressure. High blood pressure can lead to poor heart, kidney, and eye health and increase your chances of having a stroke. Plus, now research shows that even mildly…

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Menopause and High Blood Pressure

Discover the connection between menopause and high blood pressure, as well as how menopausal women can protect from and reduce high blood pressure. If you’re a woman, chances are you do a monthly breast exam. But when is the last time you checked your blood pressure? It used to be thought that hypertension…

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Controlling High Blood Pressure Levels

Uncontrolled high blood pressure levels (or hypertension) are a leading risk factor for heart attack and stroke. Often, there are no symptoms, which is why hypertension is called the “silent killer.” You may not know you have it unless you have your blood pressure checked regularly. What Do Blood…

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How to Avoid High Blood Pressure Levels

High blood pressure levels often has no symptoms, which is why it’s often referred to as the "silent killer. The most important thing you can do to keep yourself out of the “danger zone” is to test your blood pressure levels regularly. High blood pressure levels means you have a systolic blood…

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Could Your Home Be A Cause For High Blood Pressure?

Learn why I think cordless phones, cell phones, and other wireless devices could be causing your high blood pressure. I spend a lot of my time getting the word out about the dangers of wireless technology. Electropollution is all around us — but few people understand its risks, especially to heart…

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Relax to Prevent High Blood Pressure

…blood pressure will vary, sometimes as much as 20 to 30 mm/Hg in successive readings. How can you prevent high blood pressure readings? The key is to relax. How to Avoid a High Blood Pressure Reading When taking a resting blood pressure reading, I don’t let people talk. Talking will drive your numbers…

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Reducing High Blood Pressure Naturally With Asparagus

Learn how asparagus not only reduces high blood pressure, but also offers benefits for optimal heart health and overall well-being. Not only is asparagus delicious, it can help to reduce high blood pressure naturally. This vegetable is both healthful and easy to prepare. What surprises many people is…

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How Salt Causes High Blood Pressure

…hadn’t made the connection. Excess salt contributes to water retention and that was my problem. Of course, too much salt also contributes to high blood pressure. I quickly changed my ways. The average adult consumes the equivalent of nearly two teaspoons of salt a day—practically two times the upper…

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Naturally Lower Blood Pressure with Nattokinase

high blood pressure. It’s on many of your minds, and no wonder. High blood pressure is a leading cause of major cardiac events, and many of you have asked how to naturally lower blood pressure. As a complementary cardiologist, I advocate traditional and alternative therapies to treat high blood pressure.…

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Vascular Dementia Can Happen to Anyone

…strokes. As a cardiologist, I’ve seen many cases of VaD because it’s more common in those with cardiac conditions. In fact, 50% of the time high blood pressure is the cause. But it can also happen in people with arteriosclerosis, valvular disease, congestive heart failure, atrial fibrillation, and pacemaker…

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Statin Medications Will Not Reduce Lp(a)

…(homocysteine, fibrinogen and serum ferritin) evaluated by your doctor. * Be aware of other risk factors of heart disease, including smoking, high blood pressure, circulatory problems, high triglycerides, obesity, glucose intolerance and repressed emotions, which can have a harmful effect on the health…

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Should You Get Screened for an Aneurysm?

…an aneurysm from rupturing. Men, especially those 65 or older, are at higher risk of developing an aneurysm. Other risk factors include: * High blood pressure * A history of smoking * Coronary artery disease * Blunt trauma to the abdomen that can injure the arteries, such as a car accident There is…

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Stroke 101: Risk Factors for Stroke

…(African Americans have higher rates of hypertension, diabetes, obesity, and tobacco use, all of which are independent risk factors for stroke) * High blood pressure * Atrial fibrillation * High inflammation marker scores, such as CRP, homocysteine, fibrinogen, and Lp(a) While the symptoms some strokes are…

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How to Relieve Holiday Stress for a Healthy Heart

…its impact on heart health. This is our term for the increased incidence of heart attacks, arrhythmias (disordered beating of the heart), and high blood pressure that goes hand in hand with increased alcohol intake over the holidays. Alcohol also exerts a depressant effect that can cause a slowing of brain…

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Folate Reduces Blood Pressure In Women

…heart health. Many people aren't aware that women have a higher hypertension risk than men. This risk is especially high with menopause and high blood pressure. Luckily, folate is a supplement that specifically helps women reduce blood pressure. A study published in the Journal of the American Medical…

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9 Ways to Reduce Blood Pressure Naturally

…can be a cause for high blood pressure. Doctors, holistic health practitioners, and even most patients know that if you’re able to control the stress in your life, you have a better chance of reducing blood pressure levels. To help you keep your stress and high blood pressure levels under control…

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