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  1. Hypertension: Green Tea and High Blood Pressure
  2. Hypertension: Women and High Blood pressure
  3. Hypertension: Top 4 Lifestyle Reasons Why You Have High Blood Pressure
  4. Hypertension: Do You Really have High Blood Pressure?
  5. Hypertension: Reduce your high blood pressure by changing your thinking
  6. Hypertension: 6 Simple but Effective Home Remedies
  7. High Blood pressure: New Test Accurately Diagnoses Conn’s Syndrome
  8. Hypertension: Sugar-Sweetened Soft Drinks Linked to High Blood Pressure
  9. Hypertension: Eat These 5 Healthy Foods to Reduce High Your Blood Pressure
  10. Hypertension: 6 Good Habits to Lower Your High Blood Pressure
  11. Hypertension: Time to Change Our Mindset About High Blood Pressure
  12. Hypertension: Treating High Blood Pressure with Hawthorn
  13. Hypertension: 6 Lifestyle Tips to Lower High Blood Pressure Naturally
  14. High Blood pressure: Reducing Hypertension Naturally With Hibiscus Tea
  15. A Garlic Pill a Day Helps Keep High Blood Pressure at Bay
  16. Reduce Hypertension With Deep Relaxation
  17. Top 10 Natural Remedies to Lower Your High Blood Pressure
  18. Hypertension: Passion Flower Tea Lowers High Blood Pressure
  19. Hypertension: Why Diet is the Most Important Factor in Lowering High Blood Pressure
  20. High Blood pressure: The Hypertension Pharmacy in Your Back Yard
  21. Lower Your High Blood Pressure Naturally: 10 Hypertension Secrets Your Doctor Won’t Tell You
  22. Lower High Blood Pressure: Seven Super Suggestions for Seniors
  23. Hypertension: 12 Common Signs and Symptoms of High Blood Pressure
  24. Hypertension: Managing High Blood Pressure Naturally is Simple
  25. High Blood Pressure: Walk Your Hypertension Away
  26. High Blood Pressure: Healthy Lifestyle as Good as Drugs for Reducing Hypertension
  27. High Blood Pressure: The Relationship Between Atherosclerosis and Hypertension
  28. Hypertension: The Relationship Between Alcohol and High Blood Pressure
  29. High Blood Pressure: Regain Responsibility for Your Hypertension
  30. Hypertension: The Link Between Stress and High Blood Pressure
  31. Hypertension: Do you need to take high blood pressure medication for the rest of your life?
  32. High Blood Pressure: Three Natural Ways to  Rapidly Reduce Hypertension
  33. Hypertension: Potassium Intake and High Blood Pressure
  34. High Blood Pressure: DASHing to Reduced Hypertension
  35. High Blood Pressure: How to Reduce Your Hypertension Naturally
  36. High Blood Pressure: Lose Weight to Reduce Hypertension
  37. High Blood Pressure: An Apple a Day Keeps Hypertension at Bay
  38. High Blood Pressure: Men With Hypertension Are Less Likely to Survive Prostate Cancer
  39. Hypertension: How Eating 2 Bananas a Day Lowers High Blood Pressure
  40. Which is the Best Diet for Lowering High Blood Pressure?
  41. Black Tea As a Tonic for Hypertension
  42. Water, water everywhere, Nor Any Drop to Drink
  43. Hypertension: 3 Things I have Learned About High Blood Pressure
  44. Hypertension: Simple Exercises to Lower High Blood Pressure watch the relared video here
  45. Reduce Hypertension With a Salad watch the related video here
  46. Hypertension: Use an Automatic Blood Pressure Monitor to Help Manage Your Condition

  47. Could Sunbathing Cure Hypertension?
  48. Can a FitBit Help Reduce Your High Blood Pressure?

 

 


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Hypertension: 6 Simple but Effective Home Remedies

Hypertension is, for many of us, the result of our lifestyle choices. Although there is no magic pill or cure for our condition, that does not mean we cannot take effective action to lower our high blood pressure by managing our condition. Here are six safe home remedies that are very effective if used in …

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Hypertension: Do you really have high blood pressure

Hypertension: Do You Really Have High Blood Pressure?

In respect of high blood pressure, medical practitioners are coming to the view that many people have been misdiagnosed and given powerful medication unnecessarily. How is that highly trained physicians are doing this? Diagnosing hypertension is not as straightforward as having a sphygmomanometer test in your doctor’s office. Yet, traditionally it is on the basis …

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Hypertension: Reduce Your High Blood Pressure by Changing Your Thinking

Hypertension is commonly caused by dietary and lifestyle factors. These are the first to be reviewed when our BP readings are consistently elevated. First line defence techniques such as improving our diet and becoming more active are beneficial. They are, however, only part of the picture. What is often overlooked is the effect of our …

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Hypertension: Green Tea and High Blood Pressure

Green tea is known to reduce hypertension and has been used as a medicine in China for at least 4,000 years. This article explains how green tea lowers high blood pressure. Why Green Tea Is effective? The secret of green tea lies in the fact it is rich in catechin polyphenols, particularly epigallocatechin gallate (EGCG), …

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Hypertension: Women and High Blood Pressure

Hypertension is, in the public perception, a condition associated with overweight middle-aged men. In many cases, the primary cause of their high blood pressure is their sedentary lifestyle, poor diet, excessive drinking and smoking. Perhaps because of stereotyping, these lifestyle choices are not traditionally seen as characteristic of women. Times have changed. Women are now …

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Hypertension: Top 4 Lifestyle Reasons Why You Have High Blood Pressure

We need blood pressure, but a growing number of us have hypertension. For some, there is a family history of the condition making us more prone to develop high blood pressure. However, a great many people suffer from the condition because of their poor lifestyle choices. Here are the top four lifestyle reasons why you …

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Hypertension: Sugar-Sweetened Soft Drinks Linked to High Blood Pressure

For many of us, our high blood pressure is a result of our lifestyle choices. Recent research has confirmed that drinking sugar-sweetened beverages is in some respects as bad for us as drinking alcohol. Carbonated soft drinks have been under suspicion for a while, but it now seems that all sugar-sweetened soft drinks contribute to …

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High Blood Pressure: New Test Accurately Diagnoses Conn’s Syndrome

One in twenty cases of high blood pressure is thought to be caused by Conn’s Syndrome or primary hyperaldosteronism.  This is a disease of the adrenal glands that sit above the kidneys. Until now it has been difficult to detect, requiring a complex series of tests on blood taken from a vein supplying the adrenal …

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Hypertension: Eat These 5 Healthy Foods to Reduce High Your Blood Pressure

Do you need to reduce your high hypertension? For some us, our high blood pressure is due to us being overweight. For too long, too many of us have consumed more calories than we used. We are now faced with the consequences of that lifestyle: obesity and soaring hypertension. Neither is good for our health. …

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Hypertension: 6 Good Habits to Lower Your High Blood Pressure

Hypertension is often the result of our lifestyle choices over many years. It comes as little surprise that as we get older we are at greater risk of developing high blood pressure. It is that condition which increases the risk of having a stroke, developing heart disease or having a heart attack. Our poor lifestyle …

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Hypertension: Time to Change Our Mindset About High Blood Pressure

Hypertension, like our temperature, is a vital sign telling us something about our body. It is telling us that something is amiss.  Yet, paradoxically, we have come to view the vital sign as an illness that has to be treated by medication.  We do not view a fever in the same way; we treat the …

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Hypertension: Take the High Blood Pressure Pledge

Understanding that my hypertension is not an illness has been liberating for me. Yet my doctor is trying to “manage” my condition instead of helping me find its cause. That is why I have taken the high blood pressure pledge. I want to discover the real cause of my condition and find a natural remedy …

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Hypertension: Treating High Blood Pressure with Hawthorn

Hawthorn has, for hundreds of years, been  used throughout Northern Europe and parts of Asia as an effective natural hypertension treatment. Yet, in as little as two generations this effective natural remedy was almost forgotten having been replaced by pharmaceutical products. Following several scientific studies, the benefits and safety of hawthorn are now being recognized …

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Hypertension: 6 Lifestyle Tips to Lower High Blood Pressure Naturally

Lowering our high blood pressure by up to 21 points is realistically achievable by most people just by using a combination of simple natural methods. These methods have a common theme – they are all lifestyle improvements. The effort and commitment required of us to make these beneficial changes will be rewarded with multiple health …

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High Blood pressure: Reducing Hypertension Naturally With Hibiscus Tea

“You have hypertension don’t you?” That was how my daughter greeted me on her return from a vacation in Egypt. “Yes I do,” I replied. “I thought so. I have brought you a practical gift from Egypt. It is hibiscus tea. They use it to lower blood pressure.” She said. That was my introduction to …

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A Garlic pill a Day helps Keep High Blood Pressure at Bay

It is a common experience amongst those of us with hypertension that the medication prescribed by our doctors only manages our condition. As the patient, we were expecting the prescribed medication to lower our high blood pressure to within the normal range. What we need is something to supplement our medication, to make it more effective …

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Reduce Hypertension with Deep Relaxation

It is well known that hypertension can be caused by stress. It is why we are advised to build some relaxation time into our day. How effective is relaxation is lowering high blood pressure? I have investigated this by conducting an (unscientific) experiment of my own. The results were surprising. Different types of relaxation There …

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Top 10 Natural Remedies to Lower Your High Blood Pressure

High blood pressure is a tough nut to crack. There are more than 300 possible causes of hypertension; however, most of us have the condition because we are: overweight, not as young as we once were, and are out of condition. We cannot do anything about our age, but we must change the other two …

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Hypertension: Passion Flower Tea Lowers High Blood Pressure

When we think of herbs that reduce hypertension naturally, passion flower (passiflora incarnata), may not immediately spring to mind. This potent herbal remedy is used mainly as a sedative and antispasmodic agent. However, passion flower tea has a role to play in lowering our high blood pressure. Passion flower is a fast-growing perennial vine that …

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Hypertension: Why Diet is the Most Important Factor in Lowering High Blood Pressure

The standard advice for those of us with hypertension is to eat our “5 a day”, lose weight and take more exercise. From that triumvirate, many doctors argue that becoming more active is the most important. Recently published research has turned that on its head. It seems like Hippocrates, the Ancient Greek physician was right …

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High Blood pressure: The Hypertension Pharmacy in Your Back Yard

There are many herbs, fruits and vegetables than can help us to lower our high blood pressure. They can also make the hypertension medication prescribed by our doctor even more effective and that could lead to a lower dosage being required to achieve the same effect. No matter how small your back yard is, even …

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Lower Your High Blood Pressure naturally: 10 Hypertension Secrets Your Doctor Won’t Tell You

When you were diagnosed with high blood pressure you were almost certainly advised to lose weight, take more exercise and to improve your diet. That sagely advice was most likely coupled with a prescription for synthetic anti-hypertension medication. Over recent years, research has shown that some natural treatments are just as effective as prescription medicine. …

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Lower High Blood Pressure: Seven Super Suggestions for Seniors

Have you noticed that as our years add up, so does our blood pressure? As we age, our metabolic rate slows causing us to add a few more pounds each year and our arteries lose some of their elasticity. Both contribute to our hypertension. It need not be like that. Maintaining a healthy and physically …

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Hypertension: 12 Common Signs and Symptoms of High Blood Pressure

We all have and need blood pressure. Unfortunately, for some of us, our systolic pressure is higher than the numbers recommended by the World Health Organization. That is when we have hypertension. Many people who have the condition do not know that they have it. This article will give you comprehensive information about: the common …

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Hypertension: Managing High Blood Pressure Naturally is Simple

If you have hypertension, managing your high blood pressure naturally is easier than you may think. In fact, it is simple – if you know the fundamentals. It has to do much with your lifestyle choices. First steps in managing your high blood pressure naturally: Hypertension is a symptom that something is amiss with your …

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High Blood Pressure: Walk Your Hypertension Away

Exercise is a great way to lower our high blood pressure naturally. In our modern, high pressure compartmentalized lives, exercise is something we do at the gym or health club. Our bodies are designed to be active, which is why a sedentary lifestyle often leads to hypertension. There is a simple form of exercise most …

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High Blood Pressure: Healthy Lifestyle as Good as Drugs for Reducing Hypertension

When our hypertension is confirmed, the first thing the doctor often does is to prescribe medication to control our condition. This is usually followed with general advice about losing weight, having a healthy diet and reducing our alcohol consumption. The recently published results of long-term term research in Finland suggest that far greater importance should …

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High Blood Pressure: The Relationship Between Atherosclerosis and Hypertension

Hypertension can cause atherosclerosis and atherosclerosis causes high blood pressure. Whilst they are different conditions, the prevention and natural treatment for each of them is similar. This article describes the relationship between the two conditions and how to prevent them. The relationship between atherosclerosis and hypertension Atherosclerosis affects the smooth muscles inside of the arteries …

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Hypertension: The Relationship Between Alcohol and High Blood Pressure

There is a correlation between our hypertension and the amount of alcohol we consume. The relationship is not straightforward and can differ between men and women and between the races. This article examines that relationship and looks at what it means for individuals. The Relationship Between Alcohol and High Blood Pressure – the research: A …

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High Blood Pressure: Regain Responsibility for Your Hypertension

If you have high blood pressure, you are responsible for having the condition. It is your body. The responsibility for doing something positive about your hypertension rests with you. This is something you cannot delegate. The good news is that there are some simple things you can do that will make a big improvement in …

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Hypertension: The Link Between Stress and High Blood Pressure

Hypertension and stress are facts of nature. Nature intended stress to be a short-term experience to set our bodies up to deal with potential or actual danger when it causes the high blood pressure needed to fight or flee. Modern working and lifestyles, however, are often continuously stressful and can lead to persistently elevated blood …

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Hypertension: Do you need to take high blood pressure medication for the rest of your life?

Hypertension is the medical name given to the condition in which our systolic and diastolic pressures are persistently elevated. The World Health Organization has set levels for these pressures that are considered “normal”. These are 120/80. If you have high blood pressure, your doctor will try to control it by using certain types of medication. …

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High Blood Pressure: Three Natural Ways to Rapidly Reduce Hypertension

No matter how well we manage our high blood pressure, there will be times when our readings shoot up to alarming levels. Usually, such events are linked to stressful episodes. Occasionally, we are the architect of our own misfortune. Fortunately, there are natural and safe ways to rapidly reduce our hypertension. This article describes three …

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Hypertension: Potassium Intake and High Blood Pressure

There is an inverse relationship between our potassium intake and our hypertension. Research has concluded that low potassium intake contributes to high blood pressure. In contrast, people whose potassium consumption is at or near the recommended daily intake of 4.7 grams (4,700mg) have lower blood pressure. The main sources of our potassium intake is from …

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High Blood Pressure: DASHing to Reduced Hypertension

High blood pressure is a serious condition that requires us to pay urgent attention to our diet and lifestyles. Although high blood pressure is usually related to the ageing process in which our metabolic rate slows, there are certain foods that make our blood pressure shoot up to alarming levels. Making some simple changes to …

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High Blood Pressure: How to Reduce Your Hypertension Naturally

Are you managing your high blood pressure with expensive prescription medicines? Whilst these are effective and have their place in treating our hypertension, all drugs have side effects. Some side effects are annoying; others are much more serious. Do you really want to be taking medication for the rest of your life? Do you know …

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High Blood Pressure: Lose Weight to Reduce Hypertension

If we want to lower our high blood pressure, we have to control our weight. It has long been recognised that having a bulging waistline is linked to our hypertension. The more we are overweight, the greater the risks to our health. Yet, 30% of hypertensives can reduce their high blood pressure to normal levels …

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High Blood Pressure: An Apple a Day Keeps Hypertension at Bay

In lowering our high blood pressure naturally, the humble apple is often overlooked. Perhaps it is because it is such a common fruit that many of us do not give it a second thought. Apples have many health benefits. Of course we remember being taught as children that an apple a day keeps the doctor …

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High Blood Pressure: Men With Hypertension Are Less Likely to Survive Prostate Cancer

It is well-known that high blood pressure is associated with increased risk of having a heart attack and having a stroke as well as developing heart disease. The results of new research suggest that men with hypertension are 62 per cent more likely to die from prostate cancer than those with the lowest risk. The …

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Hypertension: How Eating 2 Bananas a Day Lowers High Blood Pressure

Hypertension has many causes. The most common of which are associated with our “Western” diet and increasingly sedentary lifestyles. Those of us with high blood pressure are exhorted to adopt a healthy balanced diet to help manage our condition. However, little or no explanation of this entreaty is given. Instead, medication that undermines some aspects …

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Which is the Best Diet for Lowering High Blood Pressure?

Those of us with hypertension know there is a direct relationship to being overweight and our high blood pressure readings. We know we should shed our excess weight. There are many diet plans and systems to choose between ranging from long-established plans to the latest celebrity endorsed eating plan. Which of them is the best …

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Black Tea As A Tonic for Hypertension

We know that drinking 600ml of green tea a day can reduce our hypertension. Green tea is not, however, to everyone’s taste. Can black tea help lower our high blood pressure? In theory it ought to as both black and green tea are made from the leaves of the same plant. So far, all the …

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Water, Water Everywhere, Nor Any Drop to Drink

Those of us with hypertension will do well heed the warning given by the aged seafarer to the wedding guest in Samuel Taylor Coleridge’s poem. We may no longer recall any of the Rime of the ancient Mariner other than “Water, water everywhere, Nor any drop to drink.” The old sea dog is talking about …

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Hypertension: 3 Things I have Learned About High Blood Pressure

I have hypertension. When I was diagnosed with having high blood pressure, my doctor immediately prescribed a synthetic angiotensin converting enzyme (ACE) inhibitor and put me on a regime of regular monitoring. The purpose of which was to reduce my risk of heart disease or of having cardio-vascular accident. Laudable as those aims are, it …

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Hypertension: Simple Exercises to Lower High Blood Pressure

Doing simple some exercises can help reduce our high blood pressure. That finding, from a review by researchers for the American Heart Association of more than 1,000 scientific studies published between 2006 and 2011, may surprize some people. Which simple exrcises are they talking about and how effective are they at reducing hypertension? The experts, …

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Reduce Hypertension With a Salad

New research by King’s College in London suggests that tossing your salad lettuce in olive oil and adding a sprinkling of nuts and avocado boosts heart health and lowers your high blood pressure. The addition of unsaturated fat in olive oil makes salad leaves particularly healthy. The reasoning behind the finding put me in mind …

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Hypertension: Use an Automatic Blood Pressure Monitor to Help Manage Your Condition

I had not long returned from a regular hypertension check with my doctor. I was doing the maintenance checks on the car before driving my daughter back to university. “You check the car before every trip, but you don’t check your own blood pressure.” “You ought to” she said. That got me thinking. Checking our …

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Could Sunbathing Cure Hypertension?

Could sunbathing really be more effective at reducing hypertension than drugs? The popular press’ reaction to the recent publication of research in this field would have us believe so. What we are really talking about is Vitamin D deficiency, which, whilst being a far cry from sunbathing is not unrelated to it as our main …

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Can a FitBit Help Reduce Your High Blood Pressure?

A FitBit is one of several brands of health monitor currently available that are marketed as a means of improving your health. To be fair, no specific health claims are made, but improving cardiovascular health, and thereby reducing hypertension, is a unique selling proposition for this type of device. Does my FitBit live up to …

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