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The Monk-The Mat-And The Blood Pressure Cuff

It is five o’clock in the morning. My wife is asleep, our dog is asleep,…

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Shepherd’s Pie with Beef

When I was growing up in my parents house my mom made some amazing dishes….

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DASH Diet – Reversing High Blood Pressure.

The DASH diet is rich in fruits, vegetables, fat-free or low-fat milk and milk products, whole grains, fish, poultry, beans, seeds, and nuts…

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Chili-Cheese Black Bean Enchiladas

Mexican cuisine is one of my all time favorite foods to eat. Most times with…

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Ask Dr. Rowena – NSAID and Heart Attacks

This Week Dr. Rowena discusses the risk of heart attack in taking pain killers of the NSAID group, especially for people with hypertension history.

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High Blood Pressure: Popular Misconceptions Debunked.

Today we want to dispel 5 myths concerning high blood pressure. Why? Because high blood pressure is called the silent killer. Not the visiting friend…

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Clinically Proven: The Most Powerful Blood Pressure Lowering Vegetable

Today we are going to learn about about a very potent vegetable that’s clinically proven…

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Grilled Salmon in Grape Leaves & Tomato-Raisin Relish

Cooking with grape leaves has a unique flavor all to its own. In general I stuff mine with rice and vegetable. So to my surprise here is a delightful recipe wrapping salmon, a great heart healthy fish, in grape leaves. Enjoy this meal tonight with family and friends.

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High Blood Pressure Symptoms, Signs & Complications.

Can you detect or feel high blood pressure symptoms or signs?
Known as the “silent killer”,high blood pressure symptoms are almost not presents at all. For me I was more fortunate…

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High Blood Pressure & Chest Pain.

Did you know you could have a heart attack without feeling any chest pain? Heart…

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Does High Blood Pressure Cause Headaches?

There is ongoing medical research into the correlation between high blood pressure and headaches. Very…

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Mojo Flat Iron Steak

The ultra-tender flat iron is an affordable alternative to rib-eye. Look for (or request) flat, rectangular steaks–butchered specifically to eliminate the line of tough connective tissue that runs down the middle of the entire cut.

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Diastolic Blood Pressure – How to Lower it Naturally.

Blood pressure has two components, systolic and diastolic pressure. Systolic pressure is the first number of a blood pressure measurement and reflects the pressure inside arteries when the heart pumps. Diastolic pressure, the second number, is the pressure when the heart relaxes between beats.

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DASH Diet: Seafood Kabobs.

Summer is here in some parts of the United States. Now is the time it is time to put the “Shrimp On The Barbie.” This DASH Diet recipe is great for those looking for a heart healthy meal, that is geared towards those with high blood pressure.

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Lisinopril: Do You Know The Side Effects?

Your physician has just prescribed you a new medication to treat your high blood pressure…

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