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How To Reduce Blood Pressure Resources

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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

Why Strength Training is a Must for Everyone

Think you’re too old to start a strength training program? Well think again! Strength training is just what your body needs to fight the loss of muscle, bone mass and strength that comes with age. Everyone, no matter how young or old, shou...  Read more

The Healing Power of Touch

It's common sense that a hug at a stressful time, a handshake after an important meeting or just cuddling at the end of the day help us relax, leaving behind negativity and worry. Now researchers are investigating whether this feel-good energ...  Read more

Garlic: The Big Flavor with Benefits

Garlic is a great way to add bold taste to your cooking without extra calories or sodium. But did you know that garlic offers more than big flavor? It's such a common ingredient in so many dishes that it's easy to overlook its health benefits...  Read more

Exercising with Type 2 Diabetes

If your doctor has diagnosed you with Type 2 diabetes, then she has probably already told you about the importance of adding exercise to your treatment plan. Physical activity can help you improve your blood sugar control, lose weight, and reduce you...  Read more

Only 27 and had to be put on blood pressure medici
Updated 10/14/2014 1:18:44 PM

Only 27 and had to be put on blood pressure medicine a few days ago. Been dizzy lately and found out my bp is in the 160s over 100s. Not good. Hopefully it goes down as I lose weight....  Read more

Anyone else have issues with low blood sugar in th
Updated 10/1/2014 12:46:05 AM

Anyone else have issues with low blood sugar in the mornings? I am not diabetic but have noticed with not snacking late at night now that this has been happening a lot lately in the mornings...  Read more

Gained 3 lbs had blood work done my thyroid is out
Updated 9/29/2014 4:21:07 PM

Gained 3 lbs had blood work done my thyroid is outta control so hopefully meds will help lose weight feeling melancholy:(...  Read more

Blood Sugar drops then rises at night
Updated 9/25/2014 1:25:02 PM

I went to bed at 11 PM with Blood Sugar of 154 and took 65 units Lantus. No snack or food of any kind. When I woke at 10 AM, my blood sugar was 357. This is not completely uncommon to me as my sugar tends to drop quite a bit at night and my liver...  Read more

Getting blood out of my shoe
Updated 9/24/2014 8:09:01 PM

Does anyone know how to get blood out of the inside of their shoes? I forgot to put a band-aid on my blister before I left for my run tonight and it ended up popping and bleeding onto the back of my shoe. I just got my new shoes a couple days ago so...  Read more

Use a pepper grinder and fresh herbs

Burn a few extra calories by using a black pepper grinder. You keep your hands and forearms stronger with the benefit of fresh seasoning. In fact, opt for fresh herbs whenever possible - the flavors will help you feel satisfied with fewer calories!...  Read more

Cut the salt!

Cutting the salt in your food will reduce water retention, your blood pressure, and reduce your chance for heart disease....  Read more

SparkGuy's Savings Jar Club

For anyone looking for motivation to save money/reduce debt. See message board in Other Groups Forum by the same name for more info - happy savings!...  Read more

High Potassium Foods for a Healthy Balance

Perhaps you have heard eating a banana or drinking a glass of orange juice or milk can help relieve the pain of leg cramps. Maybe you have read that a diet high in potassium can help reduce blood pressure or the risk of a kidney stone incident. ...  Read more

Small Dietary Changes Could Save Billions in Health Care Costs

We all know that too much sodium is bad for your health. But did you know just how bad it is for our wallets? According to new research, if Americans could cut their sodium intake to the levels recommended by health experts, the country would save a...  Read more