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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

It's high time for me to get healthy.
Updated 8/2/2015 5:53:53 PM

It's high time for me to get healthy....  Read more

I just found out that I have low blood sugar.. I h
Updated 8/2/2015 8:40:12 AM

I just found out that I have low blood sugar.. I have to change EVERYTHING! Any suggestions?;-)...  Read more

High humid&My arthritis..(Not mentioning other hea
Updated 8/2/2015 12:54:29 PM

High humid&My arthritis..(Not mentioning other health problems)I know 1 thing!All health problems will lessen by losing weight!But Arghh..Once you stop exercising;Getting that butt get up to start again..What're the MOST IMPACTING WORDS u ever heard?...  Read more

having some intense chest pressure so I took mysel
Updated 7/30/2015 11:29:44 PM

having some intense chest pressure so I took myself to ER. EKG is ok now waiting on chest X-ray. No Idea what this is. It's very uncomfortable. Blah...  Read more

I've always been on a diet! I'm at my highest righ
Updated 7/30/2015 7:42:55 AM

I've always been on a diet! I'm at my highest right now and want to release 100 lbs. I've gained 80 over the past 10 years. Just feeling like no one I know really gets the stuggle I go through. Looking for a buddy to help me out!...  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

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

High blood pressure -- gone

I went to the hospital to have my leg pain checked out. Thank goodness there is nothing wrong (no emerging clots, nothing else in the xray or MRI). My blood pressure has returned to normal probablu because of my good habits....  Read more