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…
The Silencing Of the Mighty Caterpillar
I could remember vividly the first time hearing this roaring sound piercing through the silence of the sleepy little…
The Capture Of Dzhokhar Tsarnaev And the Nation’s
Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, 19, the last of the two alleged Boston Marathon bombers was captured around 9pm last night allowing…
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…
The Miracle Of Fiber
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What Are You Doing About Your Free Radicals?
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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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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 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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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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High Blood Pressure May Not Always Be Treatable By Medication
Hypertension, more commonly referred to as high blood pressure is the most common cause of heart attack as well as stroke and kidney failure. There are millions of people in the United States that have high blood pressure and many of them use blood pressure meds to control it. But,…
By:  in  Health and Fitness  >  Hypertension   Jun 03, 2012  
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Sunday Fish Dinners: A Healthy Diet Choice
My weekly Saturday agenda was hardly ever in question as a youngster. Two to four of the neighborhood guys would grab an available wooden dinghy and make our way to familiar fishing grounds. Where we ended up on any Saturday was normally determined by the weather, time of the year…
By:  in  Health and Fitness  >  Hypertension   Oct 11, 2013  
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The Flat Earth Society And Hypertension
By now I know you’re wondering, “What in the world does the Flat Earth Society have to do with hypertension?” Well let me explain. The Flat Earth Society is an association of like minded people who believe that the earth is flat. They reject any notion that the earth is…
By:  in  Health and Fitness  >  Hypertension   Apr 06, 2013  
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These Foods Turn Off Fat Burning
Many people who engage in dieting are of the opinion that if they eat less they should lose weight, but they soon find out that life is not that simple. I have known overweight individuals who have tried all the diets in the world and at the end of the…
By:  in  Health and Fitness  >  Hypertension   Apr 16, 2013  
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What Sugars Are Safe To Eat?
If you are a health conscious individual, you probably know that sugar has been identified as one of the worse dietary substances there is around today. When we eat the body converts the food into glucose for use by the cells and muscles. Glucose is a form of energy that…
By:  in  Health and Fitness  >  Hypertension   Jul 13, 2013  
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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 day. It is especially prevalent in older people, people of color, persons with sedentary lifestyles, obese persons and people with certain hereditary predispositions. Because hypertension is often associated with other…
By:  in  Health and Fitness  >  Hypertension   Mar 22, 2013  
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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 or bottom number of reading is between 80 mm Hg to 89 mm Hg. As it is proven that it is not a normal blood flow and it…
By:  in  Health and Fitness  >  Hypertension   Sep 09, 2014  
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Brushing Your Teeth May Prevent Hypertension
I know that this statement sounds too simple to be true but keep an open mind and let’s see if this assertion is has any validity. Up to now everyone usually talks about lifestyle changes, diet, exercise and medication as the major strategies for controlling and preventing hypertension. But now…
By:  in  Health and Fitness  >  Hypertension   May 14, 2013  
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High Blood Pressure - Have You Been Given The Correct Diagnosis?
Many doctors diagnose people with hypertension even though they have normal blood pressure. Physicians do this all the time to people who are perfectly healthy. In Britain, doctors have recently been advised on using a method that is more accurate before diagnosing patients with elevated blood pressure or hypertension. Blood…
By:  in  Health and Fitness  >  Hypertension   Oct 16, 2011  
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Prospecting for Buried Treasures: A Priceless Hobby
There was a time a few decades ago I would say when manufacturers of handheld metal detectors marketed these devices very aggressively. So it was common place to see individuals walking around combing areas like beaches for hidden treasures. Recently lost items like rings and gold chains or even valuables…
By:  in  Health and Fitness  >  Hypertension   Aug 25, 2013  
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Understanding Triglycerides And Hypertension
There are some common misconceptions with respect to triglycerides and cholesterol and the role they play in the day-to-day functioning of the human body. While both triglycerides and cholesterol are fat-based deposits (lipids) found in the blood they function in totally different ways. The essential function of cholesterol is to…
By:  in  Health and Fitness  >  Hypertension   Mar 31, 2013  
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Put Garlic to Work for You
One of the major conditions associated with hypertension and other coronary ailments is high cholesterol. Cholesterol is made by the liver and is transported through the body via the circulatory system for the purpose of supporting cell functions. Cholesterol may also be generated by the foods we eat daily. There…
By:  in  Health and Fitness  >  Hypertension   Apr 09, 2013  
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Is High Blood Pressure A Death Sentence?
Is high blood pressure also referred to as hypertension a death sentence? No, but it could be if you don’t make serious efforts to control it. It is very well documented that if left untreated high blood pressure can lead to other serious health complications including coronary heart disease, stroke,…
By:  in  Health and Fitness  >  Hypertension   Jun 24, 2013  
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Use These Natural Herbs to Reduce Your High Cholesterol
Ever heard the saying “you have to accept the good with the bad”? In many ways this adage applies perfectly to cholesterol. Cholesterol is a substance produced by the body to help it carry out its daily functions. In other words, without it your overall health and wellbeing will be…
By:  in  Health and Fitness  >  Hypertension   Mar 13, 2013  
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Five Health Benefits Of Eating Avocados
Avocados a fruit that averages about the size of a large male’s fist, is indigenous to Central and South America. It natural season makes it plentiful during summer and fall months, but farmers are now able to produce delicious avocado fruits year round. This year-round availability is quite advantageous given…
By:  in  Health and Fitness  >  Hypertension   Oct 25, 2013  
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The Capture Of Dzhokhar Tsarnaev And the Nation’s Health
Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, 19, the last of the two alleged Boston Marathon bombers was captured around 9pm last night allowing Boston and indeed the entire United States of America to breathe a collective sigh of relief. People throughout Boston and in particular Watertown gathered in the streets and celebrated with laughter,…
By:  in  Health and Fitness  >  Hypertension   Apr 20, 2013  
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What is Hypertension and why is it dangerous to us
Have you ever heard of hypertension? I would like to believe that in one way or another you have already heard of hypertension somewhere. Hypertension is more commonly known as high blood pressure condition and is a very common condition on the group of people within the working age around…
By:  in  Health and Fitness  >  Hypertension   Jul 11, 2011  
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My Recipe for A Super Delicious Home - made Beetroot Juice Cocktail
The increasing popularity of beetroot juice as a natural remedy for hypertension has led many people to add this drink to their daily diet regimen. However, despite the fact that this product comes in handy serving size bottles, individuals are quite taken aback by the astronomical cost. If you were…
By:  in  Health and Fitness  >  Hypertension   Aug 10, 2013  
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Did You Boost Your Scfa’s Today?
Diet has been a part of the strategy to combat high blood pressure for a very long time. In general health practitioners agree that persons suffering from this affliction must avoid foods rich in sugar, salt, fat and simple carbohydrates. Animal fat in particular has been associated with high cholesterol…
By:  in  Health and Fitness  >  Hypertension   Mar 29, 2013  
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The Power Of Knowledge And Hypertension
High blood pressure (hypertension) is a serious health condition that’s devastating more than a quarter of the world’s population. But since many people are not aware that they may be suffering from this ailment, the statistics on the actual number of suffers might in fact be higher. However, people everywhere…
By:  in  Health and Fitness  >  Hypertension   Apr 06, 2013  
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Top Super Fruits That Are Rich In Antioxidants
The body is pre-wired to always maintain a state of equilibrium and so the slightest indication of instability ignites a rigorous attempt to regain this sense of balance. In a way, this is great because when illnesses strike it means that the body has the capacity to heal itself. The…
By:  in  Health and Fitness  >  Hypertension   Jun 09, 2013  
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Bad News About High Blood Pressure Comes From All Fronts Including for Children
Hypertension is on the rise and that is only the beginning of the bad news. Like Type II Diabetes, hypertension was once thought to be reserved for older adults but both are currently striking more and more children at increasingly younger ages. According to Debbie Gipson, an Associate Professor of…
By:  in  Health and Fitness  >  Hypertension   Jun 22, 2012  
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Four Popular Ways to Prepare Fish
As people become more and more knowledgeable about foods, they are simultaneously becoming more selective in what and how they eat. Increasingly, individuals are moving away from meat based diets and adopting more vegetable laden meals. Consumption of beef, pork and other similar meats are on the decline and chicken…
By:  in  Health and Fitness  >  Hypertension   Oct 13, 2013  
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