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High Blood Pressure Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for High Blood Pressure.

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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

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

Supplement Questions Answered

Q: Will carnitine help me lose weight? A: In theory, carnitine, a derivative of the amino acid lysine, could be a good weight loss supplement because it helps move components of fat into the area in cells where they are burned. There is, howev...  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

Red Meat Consumption Linked to Arthritis

Rheumatoid arthritis is a chronic inflammatory disease that has been linked to a combination of genetic and lifestyle factors. Previous studies have found that cigarette smoking and a diet low in vitamin C-rich fruits play roles in the development of...  Read more

I had a really positive day today, I had an eye doctor's appointment and my blood pressure has lower
Updated 4/26/2016 7:38:37 AM

I had a really positive day today, I had an eye doctor's appointment and my blood pressure has lowered (yay!) plus my long time eye doctor and childhood neighbor noticed how much healthier I look and that I have been losing weight! Feeling great!...  Read more

If you have low potassium due to taking a water pill for blood pressure, can you get enough potassiu
Updated 4/25/2016 1:32:12 PM

If you have low potassium due to taking a water pill for blood pressure, can you get enough potassium from food? Oops I meant to post this in general chat and now I can't change it...  Read more

Is my calorie range too high?
Updated 4/27/2016 12:01:41 PM

I hope someone can help me figure out why I am not losing weight. I am 5'2 and 167 lbs. I want to lose 1-1.5 lbs per week. My calorie range is 1200 -1500 and I am lightly active. I have a sedentary job, but get in 5000 steps at work and then exercise...  Read more

Can someone tell me i my calorie range too high??
Updated 4/25/2016 1:27:01 PM

I hope someone can help me figure out why I am not losing weight. I am 5'2 and 167 lbs. I want to lose 1-1.5 lbs per week. My calorie range is 1200 -1500 and I am lightly active. I have a sedentary job, but get in 5000 steps at work and then exercis...  Read more

I am trying To do FitBit ' s 250 steps per hour. So far, my highest log, has been 250 steps in each
Updated 4/23/2016 10:18:05 PM

I am trying To do FitBit ' s 250 steps per hour. So far, my highest log, has been 250 steps in each of 4 hours out of 9 hours. I am hoping to do better. 250 steps each hour is roughly two to three minutes of walking, walking in place, etc. ...  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

medication

Losing weight has saved me money buy not having to buy medication to lower my cholesterol and high 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

You're Never Too Young for High Blood Pressure

When I was young, I remember my grandmother religiously taking her blood pressure medication.  I always thought that high blood pressure was mostly a problem for the elderly, but that's no longer the case.  According to statistics from...  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

Following a cardio diet and I am feeling so much better...  Read more