Avoid These Supplements If You Have High Blood
It is well documented that certain foods substances such as salt and caffeine may cause elevated blood pressure, but…
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…
Stop Eating Fruits!
Someone told me just recently that I should stop eating fruits, especially the sweet ones, because of their high sugar…
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…
How to Beat Your Salt Addiction
We can’t be sure when salt became a part of the human diet but evidence suggests that the use of salt began from…
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…
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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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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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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Should the Government Lockup Free Radicals?
No doubt you would answer yes to this question. The Government should lockup free radicals. After all they are menaces to society and one of the government’s primary jobs is to protect society from all threats and dangers; right? But hold on, not so fast. While I know that free…
By:  in  Health and Fitness  >  Hypertension   May 04, 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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The Healing Powers Of Sea Water
Is it just another old wives tale or is there some merit to the claim that sea water has healing powers? Well, I don’t really know because as you’re no doubt keenly aware, these beliefs that are based on folklore are for the most part void of supporting empirical evidence.…
By:  in  Health and Fitness  >  Hypertension   Aug 20, 2013  
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Tricks to Eating Less
One of the big challenges for individuals suffering from high blood pressure is weight control. Excess weight is among some of the leading causes of this affliction which simply means that in most cases we are consuming more calories than the body can efficiently use in an average day. Unfortunately,…
By:  in  Health and Fitness  >  Hypertension   Mar 31, 2013  
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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