High Bood Pressure but Want to Lift Heavy Weights to Build Mass?

High blood pressure doesn’t mean that you can’t lift weights for building mass. I cite a recent study out of McMaster University. This study showed that lifting lighter weights to muscle failure is sufficient to Read more...

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How to Lower Blood Pressure Naturally without Drugs

Lowering blood pressure without drugs is perfectly safe, cheaper and has no nasty side effects of conventional medicine.. If you want to lower blood pressure naturally, but are already on drugs to lower blood pressure, Read more...

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Systolic Blood Pressure (Top Number) in Elderly: 150 vs. 140

Does it really make a difference if the systolic blood pressure in the elderly is around 150 vs. a little bit under 140? The guidelines that systolic blood pressure should be below 140 are based Read more...

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Drugless Blood Pressure Control

There’s new hope for people whose high blood pressure doesn’t respond to drugs, or for whom drugs cause side effects. It’s an implantable cuff that treats hypertension, developed by University of Freiburg researchers. The cuff Read more...

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Help Prevent Brain Aneurysm by NOT Smoking

If a brain aneurysm scares the heck out of you, quit smoking and make sure your blood pressure is normal--especially if you're a woman. Did you know that when a brain aneurysm ruptures, the survival Read more...

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How the Heart & Kidneys Get Damaged by High Blood Pressure

Ever wonder just how high blood pressure wreaks havoc on the kidneys and heart? High blood pressure, also known as hypertension, is a ruthless condition that causes disaster throughout the body, especially to the heart, Read more...

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Whey Protein Benefit: Lowers High Blood Pressure

. Whey protein is a safe, cheap way to lower high blood pressure, and significantly, at that. This means the secondary effect of cutting stroke and heart disease risk, since high blood pressure is a Read more...

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Are High Blood Pressure Drugs Beneficial for Healthy People?

High blood pressure is a potent driving force behind strokes and heart attacks, which are extremely common. Thus, one might wonder if it’s beneficial to take a drug that’s designed for high blood pressure (hypertension), Read more...

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How Dangerous Is Low Blood Pressure? How to Raise It

Chronic low blood pressure may be harmless or extremely dangerous; low blood pressure can cause damage to your organs, not to mention cause you to take a serious fall from fainting. Low blood pressure is called Read more...

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Does Normal Blood Pressure Mean You Don’t Have Heart Disease?

Yes, yes, yes. In fact, you can have life-threatening heart disease - extensive coronary artery blockage -- and still have consistently normal blood pressure readings. I consulted with Dr. Michael Fiocco, Chief of Open Heart Surgery Read more...

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How Doctor Can Tell if High Blood Pressure in One Arm Is Serious

If your doctor finds that the blood pressure in one of your arms is high but not the other, this is serious and needs to be pursued. “Doctors evaluate you based on many factors, not Read more...

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What Blood Pressure Higher in One Arm Can Mean

Cardiologist Donna P. Denier, MD, explains what it can mean when one arm has higher blood pressure than the other. “Blood pressure readings come from the blood flowing through the vessels in the arm (or Read more...

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High Blood Pressure in One Arm: Serious Problem or Not?

Should your doctor be alarmed if you have high blood pressure in one arm and what does this mean? “High blood pressure in one arm is something that is important to notice and report to Read more...

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Can Childhood Obesity Cause High Blood Pressure?

- Hypertension affects over 70 million Americans and is the most prevalent risk factor for cardiovascular and kidney disease. -  Death is 7 times more likely when hypertension is present in patients with diabetes. - Read more...

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