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About Blood Pressure Resources

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Exercising with High Blood Pressure

If you have high blood pressure, the best piece of advice anyone can give you is to listen to your body. How you feel can and should dictate the frequency and intensity of your workouts. While it is possible—and preferable—to lose weight...  Read more

Heart-Healthy Benefits of Exercise

"Exercise improves your health." You hear it all the time, but what does that really mean? How much of a difference can exercise make in your life, and how much do you really need to do? You’ll be happy to know that you don’t ne...  Read more

High Blood Pressure? Have a DASH of Spark

For years, battling high blood pressure meant throwing out the salt shaker and throwing on the sweatpants. We now know that there’s more to the picture. Exercise and maintaining a healthy weight have always been powerful tools for managing...  Read more

Supplements for a Healthy Heart

So you just found out that you have high cholesterol, or perhaps you have a strong family history of heart disease and want to do your best to prevent it. So you head to the pharmacy or health food store for help, only to be bombarded by countless su...  Read more

Health and Fitness Benefits of Walking

Starting a regular walking program offers numerous health and fitness benefits! Good for your heart: Walking regularly can help reduce high blood pressure and high cholesterol, both of which contribute to heart disease. According...  Read more

#help 180 high blood pressure and 22 I have 1 baby
Updated 5/25/2016 8:25:40 PM

#help 180 high blood pressure and 22 I have 1 baby and gained 40 pounds during pregnancy losses 30 after and gained it all back plus 20 pounds I need help. I need to slim down in 2 months any ideas I need help?...  Read more

#high blood pressure My doctor has given me 3 mon
Updated 5/25/2016 6:11:44 AM

#high blood pressure My doctor has given me 3 months to get my blood pressure down or shes putting me back on meds. I need to lose!!! HELP!!...  Read more

Whoohoo-got my blood work back and my cholesterol
Updated 5/23/2016 10:02:12 AM

Whoohoo-got my blood work back and my cholesterol was down to normal! Still need to watch some aspects of my diet but great results- now to keep losing- keep moving and keep getting healthy! Feeling great!...  Read more

Any suggestions for quick snacks? I have low blood
Updated 5/20/2016 9:41:28 AM

Any suggestions for quick snacks? I have low blood sugar and I'm allergic to milk proteins. In addition I cannot tolerate any artificial sweetener's so this limits the list. Any suggestions would be greatly appreciated....  Read more

I always put pressure on myself when dieting so I
Updated 5/20/2016 1:10:12 PM

I always put pressure on myself when dieting so I end up failing. Now I decided to weigh myself once a month to keep the pressure off. My first weigh-in was today and I lost 5 lbs! Not much compared to others but I want to take it slow this time...  Read more

Blood Pressure Information

Description of High Blood PressureHigh blood pressure is a common disease in which blood flows through blood vessels (arteries) at higher than normal pressures.Measuring Blood PressureBlood pressure is the force of blood pushing against the walls of...  Read more

Walnuts and Blood Pressure

Walnuts contain healthy minerals and oils which can help maintain healthy blood pressure...  Read more

South Beach Diet (Lifestyle!)

For anyone who follows or wants to learn the SB way of eating. Lets be healthy together. SB is recommended by many doctors and dieticians; its good for blood sugar and reducing dietary fat....  Read more

Spotlight on High Blood Pressure: The 'Silent Killer'

Happy May! Have you moved past the ''resolution'' phase and established a consistent diet and exercise routine?  Hopefully your new lifestyle consists of healthy habits and you are really starting to get a feel for what it takes...  Read more

What's Up: Health News You Should Know

One in 3 adults (about 72 million people) have high blood pressure, otherwise known as hypertension. Many doctors don't know blood pressure guidelines, and they often don't start treatment soon enough in middle age men. Though the recommended blood p...  Read more

High Blood Pressure--What High Blood Pressure?

To bring this into perspective, I need to roll back the clock to March/April 2009. It was then that on a lark I purchased a home blood pressure (BP) monitor. It was on sale and I had just turned 50. Much to my surprise, this little machine registe...  Read more

High Blood Pressure - Top 10 Steps to Rein in a Skyrocketing Blood Pressure

I frequently write articles related to cholesterol, blood pressure, and weight loss. Thought I would post my latest here in case an SparkPeople are struggling with high blood pressure. Here it is: If you live with high blood pressure, you’r...  Read more