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Is Calcium Deficiency Causing Your High Blood Pressure? Part 2

We asked the question in Part 1 of this subject, calcium deficiency and its symptoms, “Does supplementing calcium in people aged 50+ with osteoporosis cause an increased heart attack by 30% as researchers discovered?” Or could there be another hidden cause? Understanding Calcium Deficiency – Use some common sense! To begin with, this subject calls for […]

The Sugar and High Blood Pressure Connection

Sugar and High Blood Pressure Awareness I have a very sweet tooth which I too readily appease by regular indulgence of chocolates and the like. As you can imagine, I am always battling to keep my weight down so it’s a problem I am currently working on. This page will highlight the dangers and heighten […]

A Daily Clove of Garlic Has a Powerful Punch

Can taking a daily clove of garlic lower blood pressure? Here are some facts on how it works. The alliin compound becomes allincin (one of about a 100 sulphur compounds). The chemicals contained in garlic are stable as long as the cloves in the bulb aren’t damaged, but when we take our daily clove of […]

The Benefits of Hot Tubs For High Blood Pressure

My husband and I like the benefits of hot tubs as well as enjoying the sensation so we look out for them while on vacation. It leaves you feeling relaxed and lightly massaged, and is always fun to do if you go with friends. You could sit and chat all day in them, sipping cool […]

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 […]

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 […]