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What Is High Blood Pressure Resources

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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

8 Ways to Check Your Form During Home Workouts

You’re on day five of your friendly squat competition with your coworkers, feeling good. You start the day's round, but suddenly, you feel a sharp pain in your lower back. Something is not right. What are you doing wrong? When done pro...  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

I am having a hard time eatting eniugh calories. E
Updated 8/28/2016 1:29:59 PM

I am having a hard time eatting eniugh calories. Example. I have only eaten 370 so far for the day. Does anyone have a suggestion on how to eat more? I thought i would have the opposit problem....  Read more

Wow! I am amazed it has taken me so long to get re
Updated 8/28/2016 5:04:34 PM

Wow! I am amazed it has taken me so long to get really serious about losing weight. I am moving forward and not looking backwards anymore at the dips in the road. If I stop long enough it will suck me in....  Read more

Here I am again
Updated 8/29/2016 7:54:50 AM

Hi, I'm here once again needing help to get healthy, my mind is my bodies enemy. I have no motivation, where do I start, what will keep me going. How do I find the power within me?...  Read more

Good morning. Looking for opinions. If I am eating
Updated 8/28/2016 12:29:05 PM

Good morning. Looking for opinions. If I am eating about 1000 calories. I am walking/ jogging a half hour to 45 min. Is this a good thing?? And does the carbs and fat intake make a big difference?...  Read more

I am proud of myself,we had 2 birthday partys yest
Updated 8/28/2016 1:00:37 PM

I am proud of myself,we had 2 birthday partys yesterday and I didnt even eat any cake or icecream...  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

SECRET TO EXERCISING

I HAVE HIGH BOOE PRESSURE AND WHEN I EXERCISE I FEEL MY BLOOD PRESSURE LOWER THAT IS A GREAT MOTIVATOR.....MY HEALTH!!!!!!!!!306...  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

Top Foods To Help Control High Blood Pressure

One way to help you control your blood pressure is to be sure you're eating foods with enough calcium, magnesium, and potassium. "If you're eating a healthy diet, you probably have nothing to worry about. But people eating a diet of processed a...  Read more

Diagnosed of High Blood Pressure

I just got back from the doctor and was officially diagnosed with High blood pressure., Last month it was 140/90 now it was 116/90. So she put my on meds to lower it... I am at 190 with my weight. Although I am down from 220 to the 190 I want to get...  Read more