Category Archives for "Hypertension/High Blood Pressure"

AKA high blood pressure — the silent killer.

Lower Your High Blood Pressure With The DASH Diet

You know that your diet can affect your tendency to develop high blood pressure, but how do you know what’s safe to eat and what you should avoid? Is there a simple, easy meal plan tailored especially for people worried about their blood pressure? YES — the DASH diet! With this diet, cutting out foods […]

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High Blood Pressure Treatment — Medications

If you’ve been diagnosed with hypertension, your doctor may want to prescribe medication to bring your blood pressure to a more manageable level. It’s important to know what each of these medications does to understand your treatment better. Prescription High Blood Pressure Medications These medications require a prescription which must then be filled by a […]

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The Most Common High Blood Pressure Complications

Brief high blood pressure spikes aren’t usually of great concern but if your blood pressure remains high for a long time, you may experience some adverse side effects, even though you may feel fine. Certain issues due to ongoing elevated blood pressure can be easily managed. However, other life-threatening issues can also develop. Learn about […]

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