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…
The Last Of the Avocados
Well I always feared this day would come, but I didn’t think it would come so soon. Last Saturday I took my ladder…
Something I Learned From My Trip to the Mall
The mall is an interesting place. There are people, stores of all sorts abound and there is an atmosphere of excitement…
Late Night Snacks for Suffers Of High Blood Pressure
High blood pressure afflicts more than one billion people around the world and the number appears to be growing every…
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…
We Need the National Rifle Association
Recently, in the face of great odds, we have seen how highly effective the National Rifle Association (NRA) is at protecting…
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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Easy Steps to Help You Lower Your Blood Pressure
High blood pressure (hypertension) is referred to as the silent killer because there is literally no obvious predictable symptom associated with its onset. Often times suffers are only apprised of the presence of hypertension as a result of a health crises or as a surprised detection during a routine doctor’s…
By:  in  Health and Fitness  >  Hypertension   Feb 25, 2014  
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Let’s Rock the Veggies!
A diet high in fiber and low in salt and saturated fat is said to be best in supporting a healthy lifestyle and avoiding many of today’s common ailments like high blood pressure and diabetes. However, adopting and adhering to this regimen of eating is often times difficult because for…
By:  in  Health and Fitness  >  Hypertension   Apr 11, 2013  
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Watermelon: A Natural Sexual Boost
I wrote an article earlier regarding the proper way to eat watermelon knowing that most people throw away the rind which, according to researchers, is the most beneficial part of the melon. The rind is that whitish part between the outer skin and the bright red inner core. Many findings…
By:  in  Health and Fitness  >  Hypertension   Jun 29, 2013  
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What Are The Symptoms For High Blood Pressure?
What Are The Symptoms Of High Blood Pressure? What are the symptoms of high blood pressure is a natural question especially if you think you might be affected by it. After all, with most diseases, there are some tell-tell signs or some very obvious ones to make you.This is not…
By:  in  Health and Fitness  >  Hypertension   Apr 02, 2013  
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Have Your Fat And Eat it Too
One of the first recommendations we are given to control blood pressure is to watch our diet. In particular we are told to reduce if not eliminate the fats and starchy foods. Often times this involves cutting out all the things we love to eat. The rice, bread, ice cream,…
By:  in  Health and Fitness  >  Hypertension   Mar 31, 2013  
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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 may continue to suffer the consequences of the Boston Marathon Bombing even as that horrible event fades into the past. Stress, especially oxidative stress which is not…
By:  in  Health and Fitness  >  Hypertension   Apr 22, 2013  
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The Impact Of the Retiring Generation on the Healthcare System
The Influence of Baby Boomers on the HealthCare System First, let us define the term "Baby Boomers". This includes all those constituence of the largest population of birthrates beginning with post World War II; circa post 1947. We, (myself included) were products of the most affluent middleclass the nation had…
By:  in  Health and Fitness  >  Hypertension   Sep 18, 2011  
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Something I Learned From My Trip to the Mall
The mall is an interesting place. There are people, stores of all sorts abound and there is an atmosphere of excitement and exhilaration. People from the local area, out of town, out of state and many from international countries are moving about. Some just were browsing and window shopping while…
By:  in  Health and Fitness  >  Hypertension   Aug 15, 2013  
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How to Remove the Bark From A Coconut Without An Implement
As a youngster I was a member of the Boys Scout which meant that we often went on camping trips. These trips in reality were designed around a series of challenges that for the most part tested our survival skills. Some of the more vivid challenges that I can recall…
By:  in  Health and Fitness  >  Hypertension   Oct 17, 2013  
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What Are You Doing About Your Free Radicals?
Does this question perplex you? Well not to worry, people generally don’t know about free radicals and those who do, don’t sit around all day thinking about them. Contrary to what the name implies, the body actually creates free radicals to help protect it against attacks from viruses and bacteria.…
By:  in  Health and Fitness  >  Hypertension   Apr 07, 2013  
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Save Yourself And Others From These Salad Dressings
The evidence is increasing daily with respect to the relationship between the food we eat and the incidence of various chronic illnesses. It is very well established that people who suffer from diseases like hypertension tend to consume an inordinate amount foods rich in salt, sugar and animal fat. On…
By:  in  Health and Fitness  >  Hypertension   Jun 09, 2013  
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Personal High Blood Pressure Account
What is High Blood Pressure you ask? I could tell you its the effect of fat and cholesterol stiffening up the arteries, but that's not what it's really about. High Blood Pressure can affect your life in many negative ways and I've experienced it first-hand. Flushing up red in your…
By:  in  Health and Fitness  >  Hypertension   Sep 22, 2012  
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Three Simple Strategies to Control High Blood Pressure
High blood pressure is a serious health condition often associated with other health challenges including heart and kidney disease. Statistically, more than a quarter of the world’s population is afflicted with this ailment but too few people are aware of the presence of high blood present until they present with…
By:  in  Health and Fitness  >  Hypertension   Mar 24, 2013  
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10 Common Symptoms And Signs Of High Blood Pressure
High blood pressure is a common condition in which the long-term force of the blood against your artery walls is high enough that it may eventually cause health problems, such as heart disease. High Blood pressure is the measure of force against arteries. Do you have high blood pressure? Do…
By:  in  Health and Fitness  >  Hypertension   May 05, 2016  
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How to Keep Your Fat Burner On
The trick to weight control is to ensure that your body uses calories efficiently and melts away any excess fat at the same time. This is especially important for persons who consume more than the requisite amount of calories daily. Failure to use calories efficiently or to burn excess fat…
By:  in  Health and Fitness  >  Hypertension   Apr 17, 2013  
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Local Supermarket Fruit Found to Stop Blood Clots
Every single cell, groups of cells, organs and parts of the human body depends on the efficient supply of blood in order to function. Therefore, it is vital that a steady flow of blood continues throughout the system without interruption. Unfortunately, there are times when blood flow to various parts…
By:  in  Health and Fitness  >  Hypertension   Jul 29, 2013  
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Get In the Fight Against Sugar
It was most disheartening the other day when the courts derailed Mayor Bloomberg’s effort to limit the size of soft drinks in the State of New York to 16 ounces. It seemed to me that for the sake of our citizens, reducing the size of soft drinks was a prudent…
By:  in  Health and Fitness  >  Hypertension   Apr 03, 2013  
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Super Foods For Memorial Day Menu
I know that on this Memorial Day you are probably out to score some juicy burgers and a few tantalizing hot dogs and other goodies like chicken and ribs, well because that’s the thing to do. The grill is ready and set to go and after that, you know what…
By:  in  Health and Fitness  >  Hypertension   May 25, 2013  
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7 Things to Consider Before Buying A Blood Pressure Monitor
One of the biggest mistakes people make when buying blood pressure monitors is buying the wrong instrument. That's why a lot of people get frustrated and annoyed in just a matter of weeks of use. So what do people need to do and learn to get the right product? Here…
By:  in  Health and Fitness  >  Hypertension   Dec 05, 2011  
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Why You Should Eat Chocolate Everyday
Our familiarity with chocolate is based on our experience with it as a member of the confectionary family, but this chocolate, in its various forms, really is the processed version of the tropical fruit, cocoa. Cocoa products have been a staple of South American cultures for hundreds or maybe thousands…
By:  in  Health and Fitness  >  Hypertension   Sep 04, 2013  
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A Natural Miracle Water That’s Sitting on Your Local Supermarket Shelf
The market is replete with a myriad of so called miracle waters claiming to be beneficial to the human body. But when they are examined closely few if any actually deliver what they promised. In fact, many have been associated with harmful side effects which have caused them to be…
By:  in  Health and Fitness  >  Hypertension   Mar 16, 2014  
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What You Should Know About Hypertension
Hypertension is one of the world’s most common ailments, but surprisingly knowledge of this disease is limited to a few; not necessarily because information about it is hidden but probably because the disease itself does not present in any outwardly threatening fashion and it is not considered communicable. Compare, for…
By:  in  Health and Fitness  >  Hypertension   Apr 12, 2013  
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Celebrate This Independence Day With These Healthy Choices
July 4th is of course, the nation’s birthday. It is Independence day, a day marked with parades, parties, picnics and fireworks. It is a day when foods and drinks abound – it is a day of celebration. From east to west, north to south, Americans everywhere will be celebrating this…
By:  in  Health and Fitness  >  Hypertension   Jul 02, 2013  
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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 impact in men abounds. One of the many deleterious effects of prolonged high blood pressure is the gradual narrowing and hardening of the arteries that supply blood to various body organs.…
By:  in  Health and Fitness  >  Hypertension   Mar 13, 2013  
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Why Blood Pressure Is Called A Silent Killer?
High Blood Pressure How Much Should It Worry You? If you have hypertension - high blood pressure - and if you have discussed it with a doctor or nurse, you were probably quickly made aware that it is a very common condition. The health practitioner also may have explained why…
By:  in  Health and Fitness  >  Hypertension   Mar 31, 2013  
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How to Cut Calories Daily
The abundance of food in the western world has made it very easy for us to consume more calories than the body needs to function on a daily basis. Usually this means that unused calories are stored in the body as fat. The presence of high levels of fat leads…
By:  in  Health and Fitness  >  Hypertension   Apr 22, 2013  
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Senior Health Care Impact
Senior Health Care requires good Planning As one ages, there are normal changes in the body, and as a senior you should be able to recognize them. Only then can you help to reduce the changes or delay them so that you can achieve better health for yourself. That is…
By:  in  Health and Fitness  >  Hypertension   Sep 19, 2011  
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Should We Accede to the Cries Of Coca Cola?
We are all probably familiar with the fact that when babies cry they are most likely experiencing some form of discomfort. By crying they let us know that something is wrong and should be attended to as soon as possible. In recent times Coke has been “crying” quite a bit…
By:  in  Health and Fitness  >  Hypertension   Aug 18, 2013  
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