High-Blood-Pressure

Menopause and High Blood Pressure

…particularly women in menopause, are at even greater risk for high blood pressure levels than a man? Menopause and High Blood Pressure As your natural estrogen levels wane, your blood pressure can climb. This is nothing to take lightly. High blood pressure levels are linked with serious degenerative health issues…

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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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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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2 Secrets for Lowering High Blood Pressure Levels

Want to lower your high blood pressure levels? Believe it or not, one of the easiest ways to do that is by taking one one-mile walk a day and eating one less snack each day. I know it sounds simple, but it absolutely works. Easy Ways to Lower High Blood Pressure Levels * Physical activity helps to lower…

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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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9 Ways to Lower High Blood Pressure Levels

…levels. To help you keed your stress and high blood pressure levels under control, use these nine techniques for reducing stress. How To Lower High Blood Pressure Levels * Massage: This form of bodywork helps people decrease their heart rate and high blood pressure levels and reduce the stress that can…

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Treating High Blood Pressure Naturally With Asparagus

Not only is asparagus delicious, it can help to treat high blood pressure naturally (more in a minute). Plus, what surprises many people is that you can cook it on the grill. Just cook fresh, washed asparagus spears at about 400 degrees for 2-5 minutes, then seasons it on the plate before serving with…

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Could Your Home Be Giving You High Blood Pressure?

…got him back on his healing track, made us aware of his electro-hypersensitivity, and got him looking at other areas of exposure. If you have high blood pressure, or any chronic illness for that matter, I suggest that you look at your home and work environments for technology health hazards: * Do you have…

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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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Choosing the Best Form of Magnesium

…Atherosclerosis * Chest pain * High blood pressure levels * Cardiac arrhythmias * Heart muscle disease * Hheart attack * Sudden cardiac death In fact, intravenous magnesium treatment has long been a mainstay for many cardiac emergency situations, from runaway arrhythmias and high blood pressure levels to acute heart…

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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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Could Homegrown Increase Your Blood Pressure?

…contaminated with lead when it was tested. Why is lead so dangerous? In the cardiology world, high levels of lead in the body are associated with high blood pressure and an increased risk for heart attack in men. Excess lead in the body can also cause renal failure, as well as brain damage in younger children…

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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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Is Your Heart, or Smoking, Affecting Your Memory?

…you may be able to blame it at least partly on your heart. Researchers at the King’s College London just released new findings showing that high blood pressure, severe stroke risk factors, and smoking can impede cognitive function and memory. For their study, the researchers analyzed results from the…

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