- Do The New Blood Pressure Guidelines Impact You?
It seems a recent study on blood pressure has caused some confusion among those diagnosed with high blood pressure. The study we are referring to is called SPRINT (Systolic Blood Pressure Intervention Trial).
- The effect of salt solutions on blood pressure
: When preparing for a colonoscopy, the doctor requests a person to drink a solution that contains 5500 mg sodium. He maintains it passes right through and won’t affect blood pressure. My mother had a heart attack after consuming the solution. Your comments please?
: The concern with using salt solutions ...
- Help! Why Does My Partner Jerk In Their Sleep?
It has been an interesting week in our home. It seems that the jerk is back. No not me, well not that I am a jerk, but my body starts jerking in my sleep. Not quiet jerks, but somewhere on the “Richter Scale” of about 9.9. Yes skyscrapers sway, building ...
- Are medications a must or are there alternative treatments?
My blood pressure was around 128/60. Now it is at 135-140/72-76 and people tell me I need to take medication. I feel fine, losing weight, exercising and stopping salt intake. What do you think?