Category Archives for "Hypertension"

AKA high blood pressure — the silent killer.

Your Blood Pressure — An Important Update!

New Blood Pressure GuidelinesDid you know that new blood pressure guidelines were released 2 days ago?While you might not have been diagnosed with hypertension last week, this week may be a very different story.You May Now Have HypertensionIf your blood pressure is 130/80 you now have hypertension. That comes from the American Heart Association and […]

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Eat Your Berries — They’re Superfoods

We know how beneficial berries can be for our brains. What about the rest of our bodies? Our hearts, for example…Those same anthocyanins that combat oxidation and inflammation in your brain do the same elsewhere. Those two are demons that have a hand in many chronic diseases — heart disease, high blood pressure, cancer, etc.In […]

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High Blood Pressure — Risk Factor for Stroke

​I’ve seen a lot of patients with strokes recently. New strokes — both ischemic, (not enough oxygen carrying blood reaches the brain), and hemorrhagic, (bleeding in the brain), complications from strokes that already happened, even a new stroke while recovering from a recent stroke. This is not good, people.That last case is especially sad. The […]

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