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Tomatoes to Lower Blood Pressure

Learn more about the different varieties of tomatoes and the best ways to add them into your diet to improve overall health and lower your blood pressure.
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Lower Blood Pressure with Watermelon

Watermelon is the quintessential refreshing summer snack, but it is also a positive food choice for blood pressure, due to its high potassium content.
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High Salt Diet Impacts More Than Blood Pressure

Credit: Thinkstock If your blood pressure is normal, that does not mean you can ignore how much salt you consume. A high-salt diet leads to: Reduced functioning of the endothelium. The endothelium is the inner lining of blood vessels which mediates c...
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Accurate Home Blood Pressure Monitor

High blood pressure, known as hypertension, is diagnosed when blood pressure is consistently equal to or greater than 140 mm Hg systolic (top number) and/or 90 mm Hg diastolic (bottom number).
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8 Blood Pressure Medication Types

While diet and exercise play a large role in managing high blood pressure, don’t underestimate the power of medications in reducing blood pressure.
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