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Preventing a Potassium Overdose and Underdose

Potassium Overdose and Underdose Those of you who are only beginning to learn about your high blood pressure condition will probably be wondering why so much emphasis is placed on potassium (K 19), and why there is a growing list of potassium rich foods on my site to help people choose diets rich in this […]

A Health Benefit of Celery is its ability to lower blood pressure

It`s able to do this because of being rich in potassium, but this health benefit of celery consumption is due to more than one ingredient that most sufferers of high blood pressure are not aware of. One such ingredient is called phthalide. Phthalide (3-n-butylphtalide [3nb] ) is a compound which helps to give celery its […]

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 […]

Vitamins For High Blood Pressure?

What are the needed vitamins for high blood pressure? Two that have a major effect on the cardiovascular system are: Vitamin C Vitamin E Vitamin C will help strengthen the arteries by promoting collagen production. It is also known to be one of the strongest and abundant anti-oxidants found in healthy diets. Vitamin E is […]

High Blood Pressure and Alcohol Can a Glass or Two Really Hurt?

High blood pressure and alcohol? Does drinking help or cause more problems? An elderly friend of mine once told me that her doctor said she should taking a glass of red wine every day because it was good for her heart. That delighted her a great deal resulting in her establishing a routine in no […]

Cholesterol Versus High Blood Pressure A Growing Global worry

cholesterol is a major cause of high blood pressure and should be lowered in the first place. Is the “ringleader” of gross deception rearing it`s ugly head again? Cholesterol versus High Blood Pressure – Round 1. Dr. Malcolm Kendrick, A GP for 25 years, who has also worked with the European Society of Cardiology, and […]

Reduce Your Breathing Rate Reduce Your Blood Pressure!

Reaching the ideal breathing rate of less than 10 breaths per minute for 15 minutes, 3 or 4 times a week using breathing exercises, has been proven to lower blood pressure. That works out at roughly breathing in and exhaling once every 6 seconds. It sounds easy enough, but controlled breathing while relaxed proves otherwise, […]