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…
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…
Break the Chains Of Chronic Illnesses
Many of us travel through life under the burden of chronic illnesses that prevent us from fully enjoying life’s varied…
Understanding the Enigmatic Characteristics Of
How much salt have you ingested today so far? Chances are you probably do not know but sit at any table for breakfast,…
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…
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…
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Natural Remedy To Varicose Veins
This is a condition characterized by enlarged, twisted veins that are bluish purple in color. Blood vessels have valves that prevent the back flow of blood. When the valves become weakened or malfunction they allow blood to flow backwards leading to engorgement of the veins. It is a lot more…
By:  in  Health and Fitness  >  Hypertension   Sep 28, 2012  
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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 and a home-made hook and found myself at the back of the yard trying to pluck the last two avocados from the tree. After several tries of…
By:  in  Health and Fitness  >  Hypertension   Oct 18, 2013  
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Five Thousand Meals Of Fish
One of Jesus’ most famous miracle happened on the Sea of Galilee where He took just five loaves of bread and two small fishes and fed a crowd of more than five thousand people who had come to hear Him teach. The choice of fish is significant here because aside…
By:  in  Health and Fitness  >  Hypertension   Apr 07, 2013  
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New Discovery Ties Antioxidant Rich Berries to Lower Blood Pressure
Health professionals are continually searching for natural ways to safely lower blood pressure among the one billion or so persons that suffer from this malady worldwide. A myriad of natural and medical treatments have been recommend over the years with varying degrees of success but because of the side effects…
By:  in  Health and Fitness  >  Hypertension   Jun 10, 2013  
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Keep Your Blood Flowing Naturally With This Tropical Fruit
We all know that the heart along with its network of arteries and veins is responsible for pumping the blood to all parts of the body. This feat is accomplished through a continuous cycle of contractions and expansions. The circulation of blood carries food and nutrients to the millions of…
By:  in  Health and Fitness  >  Hypertension   Aug 01, 2013  
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Top Reasons to Control Your Blood Pressure
The prevalence of high blood pressure as a health condition cannot be over stated. More than a quarter of the world’s population suffers from this menacing malady but greater awareness, particularly among high blood pressure suffers is allowing a significant number of people to better control this disease. High blood…
By:  in  Health and Fitness  >  Hypertension   Mar 28, 2013  
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How I Beat My Sugar Addiction
If you were like me growing up sweets (sugar) were used as treats. Fortunately for me, we lived in a rural community so we didn’t necessarily get treats every day, but sugar was present in some form or fashion throughout the day. In the morning it was present in coffee…
By:  in  Health and Fitness  >  Hypertension   Apr 19, 2013  
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3 Things You Can Do Now At Home To Lower Your Blood Pressure Like Medication!
Treating hypertension is not that easy as it seems. Medication, lifestyle changes, exercise and whole lot of things are advised to patients but we all know that people are not always that obedient. There are a lot of things why people just go on and keep doing what they do…
By:  in  Health and Fitness  >  Hypertension   Dec 14, 2011  
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What to Do About Spreading Pumpkin Vines
One of my usual Saturday chores is cutting the grass. So like clockwork, last Saturday I started up the lawn mower and commence cutting. Everything was going fine and I was well pleased with how attractive my lawn was beginning to look. Feeling great about my efforts I continued mowing…
By:  in  Health and Fitness  >  Hypertension   Sep 06, 2013  
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How to Sugar Proof Your Home
I just saw what is perhaps the most depressing commercial that's playing on television today. No doubt if you watch TV regularly you probably have seen it too. It’s an AT&T ad where a bunch of kids are asked what they would do if they had a lot of money.…
By:  in  Health and Fitness  >  Hypertension   Apr 05, 2013  
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Obama Care: Cutting the Cost Of Healthcare
I am amazed at the number of persons who say they are against the President’s Healthcare Bill without having the slightest idea of what the Bill is designed to do. In fact, it is often the case that people who say they are against this program find themselves agreeing with…
By:  in  Health and Fitness  >  Hypertension   Jun 05, 2013  
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How to Wash Blue Berries And Other Super Fruits
I don’t know if you’re like me but if you are, you hate the hassle you have to go through to wash fruits like grapes and berries before you eat them. I’d like to just be able to grab a handful of the stuff, straight from the container and gobble…
By:  in  Health and Fitness  >  Hypertension   Jul 07, 2013  
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Foods to Consider When Controlling Triglycerides
The American Heart Association recommends the following guidelines with respect to triglycerides levels: • Less than 150 mg/dl - Normal range, low risk • 150 mg/dl to 199 mg/dl - Borderline high • 200 mg/dl to 499 mg/dl – High • Greater than 500 mg/dl - Very high, high risk…
By:  in  Health and Fitness  >  Hypertension   Mar 21, 2013  
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A Hidden Danger Of Blood Pressure Medications
High blood pressure is defined as an abnormal elevation of the pressure inside the circulatory system that persists for extended periods of time. When measured using a Blood pressure machine, a reading of 120/80 is typically interpreted as normal. Readings above 140/90 are regarded as high blood pressure. High blood…
By:  in  Health and Fitness  >  Hypertension   Mar 19, 2014  
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Isometric Versus Isotonic Exercises: The Hypertensive Dilemma
Health professionals generally agree that exercise is critical to the success of any meaningful high blood pressure management program. However, support for various types and duration of exercises varies especially when the overall health condition of the subject and the level of hypertension is taken into consideration. Generally speaking exercises…
By:  in  Health and Fitness  >  Hypertension   Apr 14, 2013  
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The Senior Health Legacy
1945 was a Great Year. Post WWII and the generation that was to produce the largest number of entrepreneurs, millionaires, and service oriented individuals than any other in recorded history was about to take the world stage. Now that this prestigious group is about to retire (of which I am…
By:  in  Health and Fitness  >  Hypertension   Oct 06, 2011  
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