Thursday, May 05, 2016

People That Are Interested In High Blood Pressure


Why So Salty, America?

A recent study, published in Canadian Medical Association Journal (CMAJ), found that salt levels in fast foods sold by six major companies vary considerably between the US, the UK, Australia, Canada, New Zealand, and France.


What was the study?
Researchers examined the salt content of 2,124 food... Read moreChevron

posted 04/23/2012, comments (0)|
Melanie Thomassian

Melanie Thomassian, Health Pro


6 Ways to Lower Your Blood Pressure Naturally

Today roughly 65 million Americans have hypertension. As we've been discussing recently, if left untreated this can lead to a number of problems including kidney damage, stroke, heart attack, and heart failure.


If you've been diagnosed with high blood pressure, thankfully you can do something about it. Here are some... Read moreChevron

Dr. Charles Whitcomb

Dr. Charles Whitcomb, Health Pro

Hypertension Specialist

Caloric Restrictions and Brain Function

Chronic imbalance between energy intake and energy use leads to chronic metabolic disease.  Metabolic disease is the leading cause of death in Western society.  In the heart and circulation this leads to high blood pressure, atherosclerosis and its consequences: heart attack and stroke.  In the immune system we find increased risk for... Read moreChevron

posted 02/11/2009, comments (0)|

babydiva, Community Member



Hi! I know I need some kind of help due to the way I've felt. Talking with some people they tell me I might have High Blood pressure, and got scare somehow. Here's my story:

I'm 22, and I'm a female. I've always had the problem of losing and gaining weight real quick. But most of the time I've been an overweight person, which I... Read moreChevron


winterbridge, Community Member


Beta Blocker

I was put on generic Toprol XL back in April. I was in the hospital for panic attacks and my heart turned out to be ok. Now I feel stuck having to take this medication because my body is used to it. I should have turned it town when it was first prescribed and tried to bring it down naturally. Has anyone had this dilemma and been... Read moreChevron