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What Is High Blood Pressure Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for What Is High 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

l am tired too much. can it be a symptom of somet
Updated 7/21/2016 12:07:59 AM

l am tired too much. can it be a symptom of something?...  Read more

Hi spark! I am so excited to return to this amazin
Updated 7/20/2016 11:37:22 PM

Hi spark! I am so excited to return to this amazing community. I was told last week I have high insulin and high cholesterol . I have lost 12 pounds in 15 days and i need a LOT of motivation guys to keep going !...  Read more

I am wondering: 1) is it better 2 stay within your
Updated 7/20/2016 10:50:22 PM

I am wondering: 1) is it better 2 stay within your cal. intake (say 1300 cal.) 4 the? day if your macros r way off, or: 2) is it best eat more calories (say, over your limit by 300 calories) 2 make your macros (protein, carbs & fat) line up?...  Read more

I am trying to eat low fat diet with more fruit an
Updated 7/20/2016 9:49:31 PM

I am trying to eat low fat diet with more fruit and veg but have many dietary restrictions. Any ideas?...  Read more

Day 12 feeling so motivated, I am going to do this
Updated 7/20/2016 8:49:57 PM

Day 12 feeling so motivated, I am going to do this. Know turning back now....  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



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