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What Is Blood Pressure Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for What Is Blood Pressure.

The Heart of a Woman

Heart disease is not a disease that only affects men. According to the American Heart Association (AHA), heart disease kills more than 500,000 women annually. In 2001, well over half of the people who died from heart disease were women. Yet...  Read more

''Running Helped Me Lose Almost 100 Pounds!'' *

Mike (MKKAYA) started running in 2008. Since joining SparkPeople, he has continued to work toward his weight-loss goals (losing nearly 100 pounds so far), completed three half marathons, and has his sights set on participating in a triathlon. ...  Read more

You Could Wake Up Naturally to a More Energized Day

7:00 a.m.: An infuriating alarm jolts you awake. 7:30 a.m.: After three snooze delays you finally turn it off and force yourself to jump out of bed. 8:15 a.m.: Two cups of coffee later, you're stuck in maddening morning traffic. 2:30 p.m.:...  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

5 Mind-Body Exercises for a Healthier Heart

There are a myriad of factors that affect heart health. From regular exercise to smoking cessation to eating a nutritious diet, there are a number of things you can do to strengthen your heart. But did you know that the mind-body connection can also...  Read more

I am eliminating sugar from my diet. I am not eat
Updated 11/29/2015 2:35:11 PM

I am eliminating sugar from my diet. I am not eating foods with added sugar, only natural sugars. I am not to eat anything with more than 5 grams of sugar except fruit and veggies. Does anyone have experience with this?? Help with suggestions?...  Read more

Need a buddy! I am starting again... Would love to
Updated 11/29/2015 3:39:02 PM

Need a buddy! I am starting again... Would love to find someone in my area I can be a "buddy" with. Twin falls, Idaho. But, an online buddy would be equally amazing. I have 90 more pounds to lose. Come on this journey with me. I need Accountability....  Read more

I just made the cabbage soup diet soup. I am hopi
Updated 11/29/2015 3:27:31 PM

I just made the cabbage soup diet soup. I am hoping that if I need a snack I will have a cup of this soup instead of something unhealthy....  Read more

I am 43 years old. 5ft 7in. I now weigh 180lbs. Tr
Updated 11/29/2015 3:38:43 PM

I am 43 years old. 5ft 7in. I now weigh 180lbs. Trying to get to 140. This is my second day of using this app and dieting. Would love to chat with others who are dieting to support each other. I am motivated but hungry....  Read more

I am 27, a new mom and on a lifelong health journe
Updated 11/29/2015 1:30:58 PM

I am 27, a new mom and on a lifelong health journey. I'm at my heaviest at 265, with 15 pounds left of pregnancy weight to lose. I want to lose at least 100 pounds. My ultimate goal is to be healthy and fit not skinny. Anyone else?...  Read more


I was listen to a blog about blood pressure I am with him we need to do more exercise and keep an eye on what we eat...  Read more

Garlic Can Help

Garlic helps lower blood pressure, controls blood sugar increasing the release of insulin in diabetics, and blood cholesterol...  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

Poll: Do You Suffer from Heart Disease?

Yesterday was the 6th Annual National Wear Red Day and I do hope that most, if not all of you participated in this great cause. Bringing awareness regarding women and heart disease to the forefront is one way we can change the path in which our count...  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

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 - Top 10 Steps to Rein in a Skyrocketing Blood Pressure

I frequently write articles related to cholesterol, blood pressure, and weight loss. Thought I would post my latest here in case an SparkPeople are struggling with high blood pressure. Here it is: If you live with high blood pressure, you’r...  Read more