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High Blood Pressure Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for High Blood Pressure.

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

Can do, does.... Broke my 10 mile high record by c
Updated 11/24/2015 2:23:58 PM

Can do, does.... Broke my 10 mile high record by cruising 12.5 mph average in a high headwind on the down hill half. Had to make it up on the uphill half and did....where are those uber-fit teenagers now...??? Let me at 'em..!! Haha...  Read more

I complain him to someone higher... God won't let

I complain him to someone higher... God won't let him get away with his ugly personality... The system here may work this way, but system with God is no run away... I ain't stepping back from what i believe is right or wrong......  Read more

The decision came from a higher level than my lead

The decision came from a higher level than my leadership, actually from the highest, so there is nothing to do. i said all i see is they're letting him get away with how he made me feel. their reply is the system works with proofs, my words doesn't...  Read more

HELP! blood sugar too high!
Updated 11/24/2015 4:05:05 PM

Hi....For the last few weeks, my blood sugar has been way too high...up to 300 every day....I need some help to get it down....what do you do, take pills, eat to manage your blood sugar level? thanks!...  Read more

Donating blood today. Anyone have some tips on how
Updated 11/21/2015 4:54:58 PM

Donating blood today. Anyone have some tips on how this will affect the daily tracking?...  Read more


Losing weight has saved me money buy not having to buy medication to lower my cholesterol and high blood pressure....  Read more

Got High Blood Pressure? Tired All The Time?

You might want to try 100mg of CoQ10. Of course ask your doctor because it can interfere with other drugs you may take. CoQ10 protects the heart and walls of your arteries. A coQ10 deficiency is usually present in those who have 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

Flirting with High Blood Pressure

4th day of being back on Sparkpeople. Over the past year or so I have had a few dr. appointments and each time I have been questioned about my blood pressure readings. Flirting with hypertension. I do have a stressful job, and I am busy...  Read more