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Calcium Channel Blockers 101

…blockers are even endothelial-cell friendly—that is, they encourage smooth-muscle relaxation in the inner lining of your blood vessels, preventing spasms and helping them dilate. Unfortunately, there are many side effects of calcium channel blockers. These include: * Ankle swelling * Headaches * Dizziness…

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Magnesium: An Unsung Hero

…between low magnesium and high blood pressure levels. Over time, low magnesium levels may predispose the interior of your vessels to contract (go into spasm); eventually, high blood pressure can result. Magnesium can come to the rescue of contracted blood vessels and even reverse some of the damage. Good…

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Lower Your Blood Pressure Week 3: Supplement Your Progress

…favorite blood pressure remedies. Magnesium has a direct impact on the ability of arteries to expand and contract, and deficiencies can cause arteries to spasm and constrict—potentially blocking blood flow altogether. To control high blood pressure, take 500–1,000 mg of magnesium daily. Nattokinase. This…

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5 Things You Should (Almost) Never Do

…-related macular degeneration (AMD, the leading cause of blindness). The lethal chemicals in cigarettes (and marijuana) can precipitate coronary arterty spasm, as well life-threatening arrhythmias that all too often result in sudden cardiac death. If you smoke, do everything you can to stop. 2. Eating Trans…

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