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memysisterandi

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need help with pain of fibro and spinal stenosis

i have been taking high bp med for 40 yrs including a water pill.i got a new dr. because  ihad to drive so far to see her.new dr. said iwas in good health for my age. i was at that time  taking alleve for my pain and it did take the edge off.next appt.the dr. said who put you on the water pill,isaid ididn't remember. he said well i want... Read moreChevron
posted 09/19/2014, comments (0)|
Lisa Nelson, RD, LN

Lisa Nelson, RD, LN, Health Pro

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Registered Dietitian and Licensed Nutritionist

High Blood Pressure: What You Need to Know

Blood pressure is the force exerted against your artery walls. A blood pressure reading is comprised of two numbers. The top number is the systolic pressure, which represents the force against artery walls when the heart beats and sends blood throughout the body. The bottom number is the diastolic pressure, which is the force against artery walls... Read moreChevron
posted 08/29/2014, comments (0)|
juststeve

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HBP information

Different ways to lower my high blood pressure: daily moving activity, lose weight, less sodium, less caffein, proper diet. Concentrate on all of these. I will start by going out today and doing yard work. Drinking water instead of soda pop. Then I will remove the foods, beverages and salt from my cupboards. I think this will be a great start!
posted 07/25/2014, comments (0)|
Lisa Nelson, RD, LN

Lisa Nelson, RD, LN, Health Pro

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Registered Dietitian and Licensed Nutritionist

Sunshine to Lower Blood Pressure

Let me begin by pointing out this finding is based off a small study of only 24 volunteers, but if the findings are accurate…what a relaxing way to promote a lower blood pressure!   High blood pressure, also known as hypertension, exerts force against artery walls. If the force is high, it’ll cause microscopic tears that turn... Read moreChevron
posted 03/31/2014, comments (0)|
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Have High Blood Pressure? Don't Eat These Foods

With high blood pressure you want to have a diet low in sodium and fat, so here are the top foods you should really stay away from.   Pickles   Pickles are low calorie, which is great, but they are loaded with sodium. One medium pickle (about 5 inches long) can have around 570 mg of sodium. That's over 1/3 of your sodium limit (2300 mg)... Read moreChevron

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