Here I present two colorful options for lowering your blood pressure that you can find in the supermarket. These food cures, dense with nutrients, act as medicine. They are tomatoes and pomegranate juice.
Pomegranate juice is known for it rich antiox... Read More
In this part of series on high blood pressure, I hone in on the types of protein that will help you lower your own levels. The health news that is out there is most clear: non-animal protein is the way to go.
Casein is the name for a famil... Read More
In part four of my series, I hone in on four minerals that can truly influence your blood pressure levels. They are sodium, calcium, magnesium and potassium. Here is why:
In the U.S., the average sodium intake is five grams a day with some pa... Read More
There is one well-accepted way you can eat your way to lower blood pressure. This, in turn, could protect you from a wide variety of series cardiovascular problems. The diet is called DASH, short for “Dietary Approaches to Stop Hypertension.... Read More
In part two of my look at high blood pressure, we check out what doctors generally do to help decrease your levels. There are basic recommendations and there are several classes of drugs.
After this, I will start going into the flurry of natural opti... Read More
Here I begin a multi-part series on a very critical subject: your blood pressure. High blood pressure is a very serious risk factor for a litany of health problems, not the least of which is heart disease.
Let’s begin with the fine points, so w... Read More
People with heart disease may not be able to compensate for their bodies’ higher demand for oxygen when inhaling cold air. This means that snow shoveling and other activities are dangerous for some people. And that is a piece of health advice n... Read More
In part three of this vitamin C series, let’s take a look at a burning question. Can this famous nutrient help prevent heart disease? Plus, read on to find out 12 other uses of vitamin C on top of those explored in this series.
Patients with ha... Read More