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Determine the Cause of Your High Blood Pressure

high blood pressure in the first place. I’m not just talking about consuming too much salt or your family history, the latter of which you just cannot do anything about. Instead, I’m referring to addressing the five causes of high blood pressure you can control. Five Causes of High Blood Pressure

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Four Natural Remedies for High Blood Pressure

High blood pressure is a huge boon for pharmaceutical manufacturers. It affects roughly 75 million Americans, and, as with many medical conditions, most doctors are treating it by wearing out their prescription pads, instead of using these natural remedies for high blood pressure. Four Remedies for High

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Insulin: A Little-Known Cause of High Blood Pressure

…insulin can end up being a cause of high blood pressure. Taiwanese researchers looked at more than 87,000 diabetic patients who were given either oral treatment for diabetes or insulin. They found that patients using insulin had a higher prevalence of high blood pressure (61.3 versus 53.9 percent)—and…

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Preventing Alzheimer's Disease Naturally

…cognitive function. Six Tips for Preventing Alzheimer's Disease * Watch Your Blood Pressure and Cholesterol: Many people don’t realize it, but high blood pressure and cholesterol can increase your risk of developing Alzheimer’s. So one of my top tips for preventing Alzheimer's disease is to eat a high…

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Diabetes Complication #1: Heart Disease

…disease and related health concerns. Other studies have demonstrated that even in the absence of other heart disease risk factors, such as high blood pressure, smoking, high cholesterol, or a family history of heart disease, people living with diabetes are still at a much higher risk of heart attack…

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Lower Blood Pressure With Probiotics?

…microorganisms: lower blood pressure. After analyzing data from nine different randomized, controlled trials involving people with either normal or high blood pressure, they found that participants who consumed probiotics each day for at least eight weeks had lower blood pressure than those who did not take…

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Benefits of Milk: Fact or Fiction?

…drink aren’t legitimate either. While eating fruits, vegetables, and whole grains has been documented to lower the risk of heart attack, high blood pressure, and cancer, the widely touted health benefits of milk are questionable at best. In fact, dairy products have been linked to osteoporosis, heart…

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Four Ways to Reduce Stroke Risk

…strokes can be prevented! Fortunately, there things you can do to reduce stroke risk. Four Ways to Reduce Stroke Risk 1. Lower blood pressure. High blood pressure is the single most significant risk factor for stroke. That’s because chronically elevated blood pressure weakens blood vessels and contributes…

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Recommended Foods that Lower Blood Pressure

…condition. One of the most comprehensive studies on foods that lower blood pressure compared three different dietary approaches in 459 people with high blood pressure. This study concluded that a diet low in total and saturated fats, while rich in fruits, vegetables and low-fat dairy foods will lower blood…

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A Diabetes Success Story

R.B., a type 2 diabetic, had been on insulin for 16 years. She had retinopathy, angina, high blood pressure, a history of two heart attacks, and an open ulcer on her foot that refused to heal. But the most debilitating of her problems was neuropathy. Nerve damage left her with virtually no sensation…

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6 Effective, Natural Home Remedies

…blood pressure. Drink 6–8 ounces with your morning and evening meals, and you’ll be well on your way to better heart health. * Reduce Your High Blood Pressure with Hibiscus Tea: Packed with several protective polyphenols, this rich red tea has the power to reduce blood pressure to a degree similar to…

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Treat Diabetic Complications

…and protect against diabetic complications. Take Roxann, a type 2 diabetic who had been on insulin for 16 years. She had retinopathy, angina, high blood pressure, a history of two heart attacks, and an open ulcer on her foot that refused to heal. But the most debilitating of her problems was neuropathy…

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Health Benefits of Coffee: Prevent Skin Cancer

…. While there are many health benefits of coffee, there are some folks who need to be careful about how much coffee they drink. If you have high blood pressure or you’re pregnant or expecting to become pregnant, I recommend that you go easy on coffee since the risk associated with consuming caffeine…

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Are Environmental Toxins Increasing Your Belly Fat?

…signaling proteins—including those that promote appetite control. Plus, an elevated waist circumference—along with low HDL cholesterol and high blood pressure, fasting blood sugar, and triglycerides—is a hallmark of metabolic syndrome, the cluster of conditions that can lead to diabetes and heart…

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Heal Your Body With Thermotherapy

…hypertension, atherosclerosis, and other cardiovascular conditions. Japanese researchers tested the benefits of thermotherapy in patients with high blood pressure, congestive heart failure, type 2 diabetes, and obesity by treating them with two-week courses of 15 minutes of infrared sauna followed by 30…

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Inflammation and Heart Disease

…cholesterol levels and a quarter occur in people with no risk factors at all. For these clean-living folks—who don’t smoke, and don’t have high blood pressure, high cholesterol, or diabetes—chronic low-grade inflammation and the resulting damage to arteries may be the culprit. Get the Red Out So,…

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Metabolic Syndrome

…University researcher Gerald Reaven, MD, metabolic syndrome, initially called syndrome X, is a cluster of disorders that includes obesity, high blood pressure, elevated triglycerides, low HDL cholesterol (often referred to as “good” cholesterol since it ushers excess cholesterol out of the body…

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Let's Talk About Metabolic Syndrome (Syndrome X)

…University researcher Gerald Reaven, MD, metabolic syndrome is a cluster of disorders that includes obesity (particularly abdominal obesity), high blood pressure, elevated cholesterol and triglyceride levels, low HDL cholesterol (often referred to as “good” cholesterol, since it ushers excess cholesterol…

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Nutrient Spotlight: Importance of Minerals

…calcium levels, increases the efficiency of the heart, and decreases insulin resistance. This important mineral also helps prevent heart attacks, high blood pressure, heart arrhythmia, asthma, and kidney stones. I recommend at least 500 mg of magnesium daily. Calcium Calcium is critical for strong bones and…

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