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You will be surprise at how many of the food we normally eat are
high blood pressure natural remedies. They can be found in your kitchen! Bananas :
Studies have proven that banana can help to lower blood pressure. Three
to four servings of potassium-rich fruits and vegetables are needed
daily for an average person. It is believed that by increasing this
amount by two fold can benefit your high blood pressure condition.
Other fruits that work the same way is: winter squash, baked sweet
potatoes, cantaloupe, spinach, dried apricots, boiled potatoes with
skin, orange juice, raisins and currants Canola, mustard seed, or safflower oils : Cooking with polyunsaturated oils can both lower your cholesterol and blood pressure. Breads :
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My doctor didn't give me one of the new drugs that are good for my blood pressure. Is this because she is not up to date? Recently the New York Times ran an editorial and several pieces on the "Op Ed" page about lecturers having conflicts of interest when giving such lectures. I am currently on a plane preparing to give grand rounds to doctors at a community hospital on the subject of hypertension control. At this particular hospital, and others at which I have lectured, they were quite careful to make sure that I disclose any such conflicts. As do many other physicians, I receive indirect support for some of my research from drug companies. It is indirect because the research that I do has to do with adjudication (or judging) of adverse events, reporting of side effects, and what is called "investigator initiated research" (not related to the use of the drug or device, directed at finding out why the disease does what it does). As such, the type of...
Hypertension is blood pressure that is often higher than 140/90 millimeters of mercury (mm Hg).
HBP; Blood pressure - high
Blood pressure can vary throughout the day and change with activity. A blood pressure measurement has two numbers:
The top (systolic) number is the blood pressure during the heartbeat.
The bottom (diastolic) number is the blood pressure between beats.
According to the American Heart Association, adults should normally have a blood pressure less than 120/80 mm Hg.
Pre-hypertension is when the top number is 120-139 mm Hg and the bottom number is over 80-89 mm Hg on most measurements. If you have pre-hypertension, you are likely to develop high blood pressure at some time in your life, unless you make lifestyle changes.
High blood pressure can affect all types of people. You have a higher risk of high blood pressure if you have a family history of the disease. High blood pr...
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