Category Archives: High Blood Pressure

Soursop Fruit and its Health Benefits

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Soursop also known as Graviola is an evergreen fruit that is rich in several compounds, it contains beneficial antioxidants and minerals such as calcium, phosphorus and a small amount of iron that add values to human health. The contribution of soursop fruit to human health are not limited to cancer treatment, energy boosting and bone health […]

10 Natural Ways to Lower your Blood Pressure

High blood pressure is a dangerous condition that can damage your heart. It affects 1 billion people worldwide and if left uncontrolled, it raises your risk of heart disease and stroke. But there’s good news. There are a number of things you can do to lower your blood pressure naturally, even without medication. Here are […]

Cooking for Someone with High Blood Pressure

Rather than focusing on what you can’t eat, explore the new flavours of a low-sodium diet. You’ll help control your high blood pressure — and enjoy delicious food. When you think about a diet for someone with high blood pressure, “tasty” may not be the first word that comes to mind. In fact, you might […]

Eating with High Blood Pressure: Food and Drinks to Avoid

If you have high blood pressure, you can lower your blood pressure by eating a healthy diet. A healthy diet emphasizes: lean protein legumes whole grains low-fat dairy fruits and vegetables Many foods and beverages can prevent you from lowering your blood pressure. Keep reading to learn about nine that you should limit or avoid. […]

WHAT IS HIGH BLOOD PRESSURE?

You probably have high blood pressure (hypertension) if your blood pressure readings are consistently 140 over 90, or higher, over a number of weeks. You may also have high blood pressure if just one of the numbers is higher than it should be over a number of weeks. If you have high blood pressure, this […]

What’s to know about high blood pressure?

High blood pressure is also known as hypertension. Blood pressure is the amount of force exerted against the walls of the arteries as blood flows through them. If left untreated or uncontrolled, high blood pressure can cause many health problems. These conditions include heart failure, vision loss, stroke, and kidney disease. CAUSES The heart is […]

What Happens When You Overindulge In Salt

Choose fresh foods over processed ones, limit eating out, and check nutrition labels to avoid overdoing the salt. Too much sodium can wreak havoc. Here are clues you may need to cut back. FOGGY BRAIN According to a Canadian study of about 1,200 older sedentary adults, those with high-sodium diets had a greater risk of […]

8 ways to control high blood pressure without medication

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By making these 8 lifestyle changes, you can lower your blood pressure and reduce your risk of heart disease. If you’ve been diagnosed with high blood pressure, you might be worried about taking medication to bring your numbers down. Lifestyle plays an important role in treating your high blood pressure. If you successfully control your […]