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Potassium Rich Food From Natures Medicine Cabinet

Why is potassium-rich food 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 diuretics which […]

Diabetes and High Blood Pressure The Effects of Insulin Resistance

Do you suffer from diabetes and high blood pressure? About 75% of people with diabetes have type 2 and go on to develop high blood pressure, but are often left in the dark about what is actually happening inside their bodies. There are many treatment options for high blood pressure you can try out. As […]

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 […]

Antioxidants – Your Army to Help Combat High Blood Pressure

Antioxidants –What are they? Despite the fact that they were discovered in 1948, the general public still don’t understand what they are, that our bodies manufacture them, and the important role they play in protecting us from literally rusting away. As the name suggests antioxidants combat oxidization of cells in the body which are said […]

Reap the Benefits of a Colon Cleanse as you Tackle your High Blood Pressure!

Have you ever had a colon flush? There are several benefits of a colon cleanse if you have high blood pressure and want to treat it by natural methods. Presuming that you would also want to clean the colon naturally too, I will discuss briefly the benefits of a colon cleanse and what herbs you […]

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 […]

Working it Out Your Normal Blood Pressure Range

The normal blood pressure range of persons aged 20 – 40 years is 120mm Hg systolic pressure and 80mm Hg diastolic pressure.= 120/80mmHg. Anyone registering above this range is classed as having high blood pressure. See the charts below refined averages. The Systolic pressure is when the heart`s ventricles contract and push the blood through the veins. […]

Foods with High Potassium Levels

This page is part of a list of foods with high potassium levels. The potassium RDA is 4,400mg. Added to that list are: Cucumbers Spinach Figs Dates Avocados. These five additions are lower in K mineral than the previous foods but are still high enough to help those who are taking potassium wasting medication for […]