High Blood Pressure And Sexual Functions
It is not clear whether high blood pressure affects sexual functions in women directly but evidence of its negative…
The Surprising Benefit Of Pet Ownership
My wife and kids got a dog some time ago and insisted that it was their dog; and as such they are responsible for all…
Are We Maximizing the Benefits Of Our Early Warning
The sea gulls are amazing birds. They practically live in the air above the oceans eking a living from whatever they…
How to Control Prehypertension
When you face per-hypertension, the top number of reading or systolic is 120 mm Hg to 139 mm Hg and your diastolic…
How to Remove the Bark From A Coconut Without
As a youngster I was a member of the Boys Scout which meant that we often went on camping trips. These trips in reality…
Finding Peace After the Terror Of Boston
It is generally agreed that the impact of any tragic event lasts for a long time after the event. And so some people…
Hypertension Articles (128)
3 Alternative Ways to Heal Hypertension Naturally
Healing hypertension or high blood pressure naturally is possible. Taking drugs or medicines is not the only option; as there are other various natural ways that have been proven to lower or normalize high blood pressure. Besides reducing your salt intake, eating more fruits and vegetables, reducing high cholesterol foods,…
By:  in  Health and Fitness  >  Hypertension   May 27, 2011  
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Natural Hypertension Remedies - Reduce Blood Pressure Naturally
Natural hypertension remedies work on the root causes of high blood pressure. Once these causes are understood, steps can be taken to address them without the need for medication. Reducing, or eliminating, drug treatment can avoid side effects and interaction with other pre-existing conditions.
By:  in  Health and Fitness  >  Hypertension   Feb 12, 2011  
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Treatment for Chronic Illnesses Could Have Worldwide Impact
It is estimated that more than half of the world’s population is afflicted with some form of chronic illness and hypertension and diabetes are among the leading culprits. In fact at this very moment, healthcare and other invested professionals are busy trying to remedy these ailments with both traditional and…
By:  in  Health and Fitness  >  Hypertension   Jun 12, 2013  
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Are You at Risk for Developing High Blood Pressure?
Although high blood pressure (hypertension) is said to be one of the most common ailments of modern times, it has nevertheless become known as the “silent killer”. This is because it often goes undetected in the afflicted persons for long periods and sometimes may not be diagnosed until individuals present…
By:  in  Health and Fitness  >  Hypertension   Mar 13, 2013  
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This Super Fruit May Help Prevent Cancer And Other Common Diseases
Based on the fact that the incidence of cancer is closely correlated with age it is estimated that by the year 2030 more than 21 million cases of cancer will be contracted each year concomitant with a projected 13 million yearly deaths. Notwithstanding the new developments in the treatment of…
By:  in  Health and Fitness  >  Hypertension   Oct 18, 2013  
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Use These Five Items to Fortify Your Oatmeal And Enhance the Taste
One of the primary reasons many people shy away from eating old fashioned oatmeal is its bland taste. In fact when instant oatmeal was created the manufacturers sought to solve this problem by adding ingredients such as sugar, salt and a wide range of flavorings. Of course, the problem here…
By:  in  Health and Fitness  >  Hypertension   Apr 07, 2013  
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This Common Root Maybe As Effective As Prescription Drugs In Lowering Blood Pressure
More than a billion people worldwide struggle daily to lower their blood pressure with prescription drugs. But it has been repeatedly shown that these synthetic drugs are linked to many negative side effects which in some cases may be even more devastating than high blood pressure itself. For example, many…
By:  in  Health and Fitness  >  Hypertension   Aug 04, 2013  
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Avoid These Supplements If You Have High Blood Pressure
It is well documented that certain foods substances such as salt and caffeine may cause elevated blood pressure, but what is not well know is that some natural supplements or the ingredients in some regularly consumed supplements may also cause blood pressure to rise. This can be extremely dangerous for…
By:  in  Health and Fitness  >  Hypertension   Mar 28, 2013  
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Boston Marathon Bombings And Health Issues
The Boston Marathon Bombings rank among the most tragic events in America for this century. Certainly the impact on our citizens is immense and it is not unreasonable to expect that people throughout the western world would experience some form of physical or mental distress. In fact health officials are…
By:  in  Health and Fitness  >  Hypertension   Apr 20, 2013  
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Eat This Power - Packed Breakfast for Less Than A $1 Per Serving
One of the main criticisms about eating healthy has to with the high cost of health foods. Many people complain that while they would like to consume healthy meals, the cost of the foods classified as being high in nutritional and health values is simply out of reach. Of course,…
By:  in  Health and Fitness  >  Hypertension   Jun 06, 2013  
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Learn to Control Your Blood Pressure
Do you have trouble with your blood pressure and have a daily struggle to control it? Amongst those people most likely to develop high blood pressure are people who are overweight, or are over the age of 50. People who don't get a lot of exercise or eat an unhealthy…
By:  in  Health and Fitness  >  Hypertension   Jan 17, 2012  
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What Has Gone Wrong With the Chicken: One Of the World’s Favorite Foods?
Chicken is perhaps one of the closest meats in existence that can be called the perfect food. It is jammed packed with protein, low in fat and calories, cheap and easy to prepare. No doubt these are some of the reasons why it is found on menus of homes and…
By:  in  Health and Fitness  >  Hypertension   Sep 24, 2013  
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Stop Eating Fruits!
Someone told me just recently that I should stop eating fruits, especially the sweet ones, because of their high sugar content. They were concerned that consuming fruits would lead to spikes in insulin levels which over periods of time could trigger the onset of diseases such as diabetes, high blood…
By:  in  Health and Fitness  >  Hypertension   Apr 05, 2013  
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The Obesity Debate: Is it A Condition Or A Disease
A few weeks ago the American Medical Association officially classified obesity as a disease and already the debate has begun. Is obesity a disease or is it merely a condition precipitated by the individual’s own behavior and lifestyle? The answer to this question is not immediately clear, but one thing…
By:  in  Health and Fitness  >  Hypertension   Jul 10, 2013  
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Beware Of Oatmeal
People who suffer from chronic diseases like high blood pressure and diabetes are always advised to watch what they eat. Poor eating habits and diets rich in animal fat, sugar, starch and an abundance of processed foods are generally considered fertilizers for these diseases. On the other hand, diets that…
By:  in  Health and Fitness  >  Hypertension   Mar 21, 2013  
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Understanding the Enigmatic Characteristics Of Salt
How much salt have you ingested today so far? Chances are you probably do not know but sit at any table for breakfast, lunch or dinner and you will find a shaker of salt present. Moreover, each of these meals is likely to have salt or some derivative thereof as…
By:  in  Health and Fitness  >  Hypertension   Mar 24, 2014  
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Is Your Fat Burner Turned On?
Many people, especially those on these quick diets, unknowingly make the mistake of turning off their fat burner and as a result, weight loss efforts go for naught. If you want to lose weight and decide to go on a diet you must understand that it is necessary to keep…
By:  in  Health and Fitness  >  Hypertension   Apr 14, 2013  
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Risky Diet Practices
It is the desire of everyone to remain healthy throughout their entire life time. However, some of the things we do, either knowingly or unknowingly, seem to contradict this intention. We take great risks with our wellbeing physically, mentally and behaviorally on a daily basis. Yet we seem surprised when…
By:  in  Health and Fitness  >  Hypertension   May 05, 2013  
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Lower Your Blood Pressure Naturally
For many years I tried to live a healthy lifestyle by exercising regularly and adopting what I considered to be healthy eating habits. A few years ago, I started to notice that when I was really busy at work I would feel a little light-headed or dizzy. I often felt…
By:  in  Health and Fitness  >  Hypertension   Nov 07, 2011  
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Are We Maximizing the Benefits Of Our Early Warning Systems?
The sea gulls are amazing birds. They practically live in the air above the oceans eking a living from whatever they can find atop the ocean waves. As a boy I always found it astonishing that these birds, despite what appeared to me to be an extremely precarious existence, weren’t…
By:  in  Health and Fitness  >  Hypertension   Aug 23, 2013  
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Leptin: The Master Of Weight Control
Have you ever set a weight loss goal of, let’s say, twenty pounds and got stuck after losing the first ten, or so, pounds? No matter what some people do, short of starvation, after the initial drop in weight they just don’t progress any further. Some increase their diet regime,…
By:  in  Health and Fitness  >  Hypertension   Mar 31, 2013  
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The Proper Way To Eat Watermelon
Today is June 21st the first day of summer, the season of fun, sun and excitement. Everywhere people are enjoying the hot summer days outside in the yard, at the beach, amusement parks, county fairs or wherever their itinerary may take them outside of the confinement of their homes and…
By:  in  Health and Fitness  >  Hypertension   Jun 22, 2013  
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Does Rhodiola Help to Lower Blood Pressure?
Rhodiola is a herb indigenous to the northern regions of Asia and parts of Europe. In ancient times it was commonly referred to as “the golden root” and was relied upon for its ability to strengthen the immune system and enhance endurance. In fact, it is said that because of…
By:  in  Health and Fitness  >  Hypertension   Jun 07, 2013  
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The Best Way to Peel Avocados
We have entered an era when people are paying greater attention to what they eat. Diets rich in saturated fat, animal meat, processed sugar, table salt and simple carbohydrates are being replaced by more plant based ingredients. More and more people are including foods that provide the body with high…
By:  in  Health and Fitness  >  Hypertension   Oct 22, 2013  
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Foods With Benefits
We all eat every day so why not include those foods in our diet that will, in addition to meeting our daily caloric requirements, also contribute towards our health needs; be they general or specific. Continuously, researchers are finding more and more links between the foods we eat and various…
By:  in  Health and Fitness  >  Hypertension   Apr 09, 2013  
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How to Prevent Yourself From the Risk Of Developing High Blood Pressure
High blood pressure or hypertension carries risks, and you should find out of whether you are at risk of hypertension itself. It is true that hypertension is also called “the silent” killer because it may not give you any symptoms at all, but you can still prevent it by doing…
By:  in  Health and Fitness  >  Hypertension   Jun 06, 2011  
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How Beet Juice Lowers Blood Pressure Without Dangerous Side Effects
Beet juice has received rave reviews recently with respect to its ability to lower blood pressure naturally and seemingly without any of the messy side effects normally associated with blood pressure lowering medications. Many researchers have reported that within hours of drinking beet juice patients can begin to see significant…
By:  in  Health and Fitness  >  Hypertension   Aug 06, 2013  
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My Blood Pressure Increases After Exercising
People with high blood pressure are often advised to check with their doctor before engaging in any form of exercise regimen. This is because the extra stress and strain of exercising may impact the body in a pejorative manner. However, it is well documented that engaging in a daily schedule…
By:  in  Health and Fitness  >  Hypertension   Apr 19, 2013  
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The National Rifle Association (nra) Maybe Right
The current battle among legislators on Capitol Hill is leaving many of us bewildered and confused. Right now the Democrats primarily are advancing bills to enforce background checks before individuals can purchase firearms. Considering the recent tragedies in Connecticut, Colorado and Arizona one might have thought that this would be…
By:  in  Health and Fitness  >  Hypertension   Apr 20, 2013  
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How to Keep Your Health Cost Down
Nowadays, everyone is concerned about the high cost of healthcare and rightly so given the proliferation of horror stories when it comes to the cost of receiving medical treatment at clinics and hospitals around the country. It is estimated that a huge portion of our yearly earning is spent on…
By:  in  Health and Fitness  >  Hypertension   Jun 07, 2013  
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