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Hypertension Tag

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What is Hypertension?

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Under Pressure: The Hypertension Effect

Under Pressure While everyone has pressure in their lives, some are under far more severe pressure than others. High blood pressure (hypertension) is a condition in which the stress that your blood exerts on the interior of your blood vessels is significant enough to pose potential health risks over the long term. Hypertension can present in a variety of ways, and many have no symptomology at all. ​Hypertension Symptoms​ Headaches Shortness of breath Nosebleeds It is important to note that none of these can point directly to hypertension, but if the pressure is severe enough to have symptoms, it can mean that the pressure is elevated enough to pose significant risk. Luckily, a hypertension diagnosis can be as simple as taking your blood pressure! Blood pressure should be...

Preventative Management of High Blood Pressure

Reducing High Blood Pressure With Potassium, Magnesium and L-Arginine You have high blood pressure and need to monitor these levels closely. As a result you Google “Hypertension” “High Blood Pressure problems” to discover high blood pressure can lead to things such as a heart attack, kidney & heart disease, sexual dysfunction, vision loss or worse… a stroke. Your provider suggest changing your diet as the first step in fighting HBP. They know the Standard American Diet is high in processed foods and refine. So, what’s the first step? First, working towards eating a whole foods plant based or Paleo diet will reduce these contributions. We know that potassium reduces blood pressure and your average American does not eat enough. Furthermore, a result of increasing the amount of potassium in your...