Tag Archives: Blood pressure

Onion compound linked to lower blood pressure

A new study, published in the Journal of Nutrition (November 2007, Volume 137, Pages 2405-2411) titled “Quercetin Reduces Blood Pressure in Hypertensive Subjects”, is said to be the first to report the blood pressure-lowering activity of this flavonol. The study … Continue reading

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Garlic and Vitamin-C: Good for your blood pressure.

Publishing in the journal Nutrition Research scientists showed that a combination of garlic and vitamin-C are effective in helping those with marginally elevated blood pressure to get it down. They reported that while garlic alone provided some benefit, vitamin-C alone … Continue reading

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How many units of alcohol are in your favorite drink?

If you drink too much alcohol, it will raise your blood pressure.  Alcohol contains a lot of calories which can cause you to gain weight. This will also increase your blood pressure over time. If you keep to the recommended … Continue reading

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OTHER WAYS OF MANAGING YOUR BLOOD PRESSURE

TAKE CARE OF YOUR DIET There are two dangers to nutrition. The first is to think too much about it. Even optimal nutrition combined with the best dietary supplements cannot completely reverse the damage done to the body by stress, … Continue reading

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WAYS OF MANAGING YOUR BLOOD PRESSURE

By now you have probably begun to see just how important it is to closely monitor your blood pressure. Having your blood pressure readings taken only when you are sick and have to see a doctor or when you go … Continue reading

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HOW HIGH BLOOD PRESSURE CAUSES HEART DISEASE

High blood pressure and Heart Damage Chronic, uncontrolled high blood pressure damages both the heart muscle and blood vessels, making it one of the most important causes of heart disease. Blood pressure readings measure the force of the blood as … Continue reading

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HOW HIGH BLOOD PRESSURE CAUSES KIDNEY DISEASE

High blood pressure is the second leading cause of kidney failure. The kidneys and the body’s circulatory system depend on each other for good health. How does high blood pressure cause kidney damage? High blood pressure causes artery damage within … Continue reading

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