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Drop In Blood Pressure Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Drop In Blood Pressure.

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Reference Guide to Cooling Down

SparkPeople’s Exercise Reference Guides offer an in-depth look at the principles of fitness. What is a Cool Down? A cool down is the act of gradually lowering body temperature, heart rate, and breathing rate following exercise. The...  Read more

Can You Be Overweight and Healthy?

Recently Lori, a client of mine, called me angry, upset and discouraged. She had just returned from her yearly physical, which she had been eagerly anticipating.  Though she hadn't reached her weight-loss goal, Lori had made many lifestyle c...  Read more

Learn to Love Strength Training

I’ll admit it—I’m vain. So when I put on my summer tank tops a few months ago and noticed the dreaded "batwings" growing on the back of my arms, I panicked. I was too young to have my arms jiggling when I moved! I had to d...  Read more

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

The Art of Eating Naked

When was the last time you ate naked? No, I’m not talking about that pizza you ate in bed last weekend, so please put your pants back on. I’m talking about whipping up lunch or dinner without condiments, sauces or the other extras we...  Read more

I have high blood pressure and am trying to lose w
Updated 9/19/2016 10:05:19 PM

I have high blood pressure and am trying to lose weight. Wanting to lose 30 pounds by december. #letsdothis...  Read more

I've learned that if I keep my blood/body pH alkal
Updated 9/19/2016 9:33:01 PM

I've learned that if I keep my blood/body pH alkaline I not only feel better but I lose more weight. A good smoothie for this is, 1 cup Almonds, 1 carton coconut milk, 1 tablespoon cha seeds, 2 bananas sliced frozen. Blend it all up. 150cal per cup...  Read more

Had my first blood draw today since finding out I'
Updated 9/18/2016 7:43:35 AM

Had my first blood draw today since finding out I'm pregnant...I'm still in shock! Find out blood test results Tuesday. Hoping my numbers double correctly...doing good eating little snacks every few hours...eating healthier too...  Read more

I gained 4 pounds and then I dropped it! #winning
Updated 9/17/2016 11:29:25 AM

I gained 4 pounds and then I dropped it! #winning...  Read more

Does anyone else feel peer pressure when it comes
Updated 9/15/2016 9:21:01 PM

Does anyone else feel peer pressure when it comes to eating healthy?Theres always that 1 coworker that's trying to force birthday cake down my throat because shes convinced that I don't need to lose weight and I must be sad because I'm eating a salad...  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

Improve Blood Sugar By Losing Just 5% Of Your Weight

Just a 5 percent drop in body weight can improve blood sugar, blood pressure, and fat content in blood, says Robert. F. Kushner, M.D., a professor at the Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine...  Read more

Coffee Junkies of the World!

Caffeine need not be a dirty word when dieting. Our team is for all Sparkers hopelessly in love with their coffee. Drop by the cafe, we're open 24/7 and the coffee is always great!!...  Read more

Tracking Your Numbers

I can’t tell you how many times after I started my own healthy living journey I would step on the scale and the minute the number was not what I expected my motivation began to falter. For me, the scale became the be-all-end-all to my success....  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

20/10 Drop in Blood Pressure

One of the major reasons I decided to focus on losing weight is high blood pressure. Mine was a little high last time I saw a doctor, and he wanted to put me on blood pressure medicine. I told him I'd rather try losing weight 1st. Well, that was at l...  Read more