High Blood Pressure Info

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Stress Effects on Blood Pressure Are Real!

Do you often wonder about the stress effects on blood pressure levels as we hear or experience crime, health problems, financial setbacks and the likes, on a daily basis? Are you “stressed out”? Are you suffering from hypertension? If you have both these symptoms together, they could be related. HBP is on the rise in […]

Potassium Rich Food From Natures Medicine Cabinet

Why is potassium rich food a help in bringing down blood pressure? The body needs this vital mineral in balance with other nutrients to regulate your blood pressure. Sometimes our diet is lacking in it, but usually this occurs if our diet consists of too much fast food, or we are already taking potassium wasting […]

L-arginine A Non-essential Amino Acid?

What is L-arginine, and what is it`s role in regulating blood pressure? It has been labelled a non-essential amino acid basically because our own body manufactures it in measure. We also need to boost it from the foods we eat and through physical activity, but the worse our diets and the more sedentary our lifestyles […]

Look! Side Effects of Ibuprofen Hypertension and Kidney Damage

Do you take Ibuprofen often for pain relief? Have you read what the side effects of Ibuprofen are? Would it surprise you to know that long term use can cause high blood pressure, blood clots, fluid retention (edema), heart attacks, heart failure, over-working of the liver, and kidney damage? Quite alarming, I should say! I […]

Looking for Potassium in Foods? Here are 5 more additions!

The level of potassium in foods listed here, classifies them under the “very good” category. They are listed as numbers 31 to 35 in my list of foods rich in potassium. 31 Asparagus 32 Carrot 33 Plum 34 Radish 35 Turnip I am glad to say that all of these foods are relatively common, and […]

Rich Potassium Food Sources In the most unlikely places

I have 4 more vegetables for you as potassium food sources. They are – Lettuce Endives Lambs quarters Radishes 9. Lettuce comes in various types, and you will find that some supermarkets and markets are now catering for the different palates. If you have high blood pressure and want to regulate your potassium levels with high […]

Passion Flower Tea A Multi-Beneficial Fusion

Why is passion flower tea one of the most respected herbal remedies for high blood pressure? Well consider some of the ailments the passion flower herb is used for. Hypertension and Heart Disease Stress and Anxiety Nicotine and Alcohol Withdrawal Insomnia Now some of these illnesses are typical causes of secondary hypertension. If any are […]