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Make Choosing Good Food for High Blood Pressure an Easy and Exciting Experience

Choosing food for high blood pressure sufferers need not be a daunting task or a boring one. Tips and recipes from around the world are soon to collect here, so we will have a whole menagerie of cultures to choose from. Heh! Let’s face it! Can you find a better excuse for enjoying the culinary […]

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 […]

Cycling – An Aerobic Exercise For Hypertension

The benefits of exercise for hypertension are numerous. Cycling is one of the best to engage in to drop your blood pressure, reduce your waistline, and make you feel good.I am got my bike back out of the shed where it had been gathering dust for quite some time. It did need a bit of […]

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 […]

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 […]

Is there a better way than natural

by Jeff (Akron, OH, USA) I considered this again in my life. When I was in my 20’s, I maintained a diet full of fruits and veggies, coupled with daily exercise, I was healthy. Now, nearing 50, and having recently been diagnosed with HBP, and told to go on a diuretic. Never again. My blood […]