What is High Blood Pressure? | New Hypertension Guidelines!

Published on May 9, 2018

Blood pressure is the force of blood pushing against blood vessel walls. It is measured in millimeters of mercury (mmHg). High blood pressure (HBP) means the pressure in your arteries is higher than it should be. Another name for high blood pressure is hypertension.

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11 Steps to Outsmarting High Blood Pressure and Anger

Published on April 15, 2018

While anger is a normal emotion and even healthy, when it gets out of control and simply eats you up from within it can negatively impact your health, including your blood pressure.

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What Are The Causes Of High Blood Pressure?

Published on April 11, 2018

If you’re wondering what are the causes of high blood pressure you’ll find this information helpful. We cover known contributors and provide tips…

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Whole Grains May Work As Well As Drugs On Blood Pressure!

Published on March 21, 2018

Recent research is showing that consuming three portions of whole grains a day appears to be as powerful as high blood pressure medications in alleviating hypertension.

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Diastolic Blood Pressure and How to Lower it Naturally.

Published on March 18, 2018

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 is…

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Salt and Blood Pressure – Are They Connected?

Published on March 17, 2018

In his new book, “Salt Kills,” Cardiac Surgeon Surender R. Neravetla reveals that basic table…

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Heart Month Myths & Tips: Dr. Heather Ross

Published on February 25, 2018

Dr. Heather Ross, a cardiologist at UHN’s Peter Munk Cardiac Centre, Director of the Ted Rogers Centre of Excellence in Heart Foundation and Loretta A. Rogers Heart Function Chair, clarifies common myths about heart failure and offers some heart-healthy tips.

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Accurate Blood Pressure Reading

The Importance of Accurate Blood Pressure Reading

Published on February 18, 2018

New guidelines from the American Medical Association spell out in great detail the proper way to take a patient’s blood pressure to get an accurate blood pressure reading.

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Heart Disease & American Heart Month Mayo Clinic

Published on February 18, 2018

Coronary heart disease—often simply called heart disease—is the main form of heart disease. It is a disorder of the blood vessels of the heart that can lead to heart attack. A heart attack happens

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High Blood Pressure Symptoms: Myths & Truths Revealed

Published on January 24, 2018

Can you detect or feel high blood pressure symptoms or signs? Known as the “silent…

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