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High Blood Pressure: Nutrition Tips-References

CitationsU.S. Department of Health and Human Services, U.S. Department of Agriculture (2010). Dietary Guidelines for Americans, 2010, 7th ed. Washington, DC: U.S. Government Printing Office. Also available online: http://health.gov/dietaryguidelines/2010.asp.Other Works ConsultedNational Heart, ...

Naturally Lower Blood Pressure - Stress and Weight Strategies

Are you concerned about taking medicine to lower your blood pressure? In that case, the good news for you is that it is possible to naturally lower blood pressure. All you need is to make some changes to your life style and not only will you be able to reduce your levels but also minimize the risk o

Night Noise Boosts Blood Pressure

The sounds of an airplane flying overhead, a car passing by, even sleeping next to a loud snorer may raise blood pressure, a new study shows.

Diets and Foods to Control High Blood Pressure

Hypertension, or high blood pressure, can lead to a number of undesirable consequences such as heart failure, heart attack or stroke. While your doctor might have put you on medication to deal with your high blood pressure, understand that medicating the problem is not the only solution. You can p

Defining Your Blood Pressure Stats

If you are concerned about your blood pressure, you can start monitoring it at home. Of course, you should keep up regular appointments with your doctor but monitoring at home can provide a heads-up if your pressure becomes elevated. Before you start this home monitoring, you do need to understand w

Reasons for a Premature Delivery

Babies are considered full-term at 37 weeks.pregnant woman image by Frenk_Danielle Kaufmann from Fotolia.comA premature delivery can cause adverse health effects to both mother and child. Pregnant women can undertake a number of steps to ensure their babies are delivered on time and in...

High Blood Pressure Treatment - Drugs to Treat High Blood Pressure

The general measures for a patient of hypertension are: relief from emotional stress;Lifestyle modifications, including dietary management and regular exercise. The relief from emotional stress and environmental changes help in controlling the blood pressure to some extent, although, keeping the pat

How Coffee Affects Your High Blood Pressure

There are millions of people each day that drink coffee. Some drink it as if it was water and drink several cups of coffee each day. The key ingredient in coffee is caffeine. Since caffeine is a stimulant, it does raise your blood pressure, but is it a factor that contributes to the development of h

Why High Blood Pressure?

When confronted with illness or being told that you have something wrong with your health, your first response is generally "why me"? Lifestyles may be the reason that high blood pressure has become one of the most common complaints world wide. To find out more read on...

High Blood Pressure and the Omron HEM 780 Monitor

High blood pressure (hypertension) is often referred to as the silent assassin as it has the ability to quietly damage your body for years before the actual symptoms start showing. Many have fell victim to the impacts of high blood pressure either by developing a disability, a poor quality of life o