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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

I am an avid cyclist, who thought as long as I rid
Updated 11/21/2015 11:23:22 AM

I am an avid cyclist, who thought as long as I ride 100 miles a week, I can eat anything. I read a book on biking and diet and 2 things stuck: 1) You cant out exercise a bad diet. 2) Dont eat until your full, eat until your not hungry....  Read more

I have several questions about tracking blood pres
Updated 11/22/2015 12:49:34 PM

I have several questions about tracking blood pressure, blood sugar and water intake. there is no way to put in daily blood pressure and blood sugar reading. The water intake although you can put it in there is no report or charge that gives you your...  Read more

Happy Saturday Sparkpeeps! I am awake & exercising
Updated 11/21/2015 5:34:33 PM

Happy Saturday Sparkpeeps! I am awake & exercising! It was rough this morning & my muscles were cold & stiff, but I finally warmed up & moving on to the rest of what I wish for all of us: a good day! Eat well & exercise! What are YOU up to today? :)...  Read more

I am 36 and have 114lbs to lose. I need help!!
Updated 11/21/2015 7:06:56 PM

I am 36 and have 114lbs to lose. I need help!!...  Read more

Just reached a of this morning I am
Updated 11/21/2015 7:49:11 AM

Just reached a of this morning I am down 20 lbs. So excited and motivated!!...  Read more




Losing weight has saved me money buy not having to buy medication to lower my cholesterol and 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

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

Flirting with High Blood Pressure

4th day of being back on Sparkpeople. Over the past year or so I have had a few dr. appointments and each time I have been questioned about my blood pressure readings. Flirting with hypertension. I do have a stressful job, and I am busy...  Read more

Losartan High Blood Pressure Medicine?

My doctor put me on this medicine about a month ago. Since then, I've gained 10 lbs. It feels like it's going up 1/2 lb a day. Has this happened to anyone else? I know we are all different, but man, this stinks! My other medicine made me cough a...  Read more