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High Blood Pressure Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for High Blood Pressure.

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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

High Blood Pressure? Have a DASH of Spark

For years, battling high blood pressure meant throwing out the salt shaker and throwing on the sweatpants. We now know that there’s more to the picture. Exercise and maintaining a healthy weight have always been powerful tools for managing...  Read more

Supplement Questions Answered

Q: Will carnitine help me lose weight? A: In theory, carnitine, a derivative of the amino acid lysine, could be a good weight loss supplement because it helps move components of fat into the area in cells where they are burned. There is, howev...  Read more

Health and Fitness Benefits of Walking

Starting a regular walking program offers numerous health and fitness benefits! Good for your heart: Walking regularly can help reduce high blood pressure and high cholesterol, both of which contribute to heart disease. According...  Read more

Red Meat Consumption Linked to Arthritis

Rheumatoid arthritis is a chronic inflammatory disease that has been linked to a combination of genetic and lifestyle factors. Previous studies have found that cigarette smoking and a diet low in vitamin C-rich fruits play roles in the development of...  Read more

Anyone else feel guilty when they Hit the high end
Updated 9/26/2016 9:20:05 PM

Anyone else feel guilty when they Hit the high end with calories as opposed to the low end?? I mean I'm grateful I'm staying within range... But I get paranoid like will I lose slower??...  Read more

I started this diet 2 months ago when my blood work, (A1C), came back at 6.1. To date I have lost 6l
Updated 9/26/2016 1:09:59 PM

I started this diet 2 months ago when my blood work, (A1C), came back at 6.1. To date I have lost 6lbs. I started this app in order to keep track of my sugar but this app shows everything but sugar. Tell me, are the carbs the sugar?...  Read more

Morning high glucose
Updated 9/26/2016 8:26:16 PM

Why are my morning glucose levels so high? I am following my medical diet exactly as I a supposed to low-carbs and high protein and my day time glucose levels are in control 75-100 before meals and under 180 after meals but in the morning they are st...  Read more

Eating well right now I'm getting high sodium not much protein but I'm getting at least half any sug
Updated 9/25/2016 8:35:15 AM

Eating well right now I'm getting high sodium not much protein but I'm getting at least half any suggestions ?...  Read more

I've been thru ringer with blood work allbus good,
Updated 9/24/2016 7:08:58 AM

I've been thru ringer with blood work allbus good, dr told me I need to jump start my metabolism any suggestions? ? Desperately need help and guidance !!!...  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

Got High Blood Pressure? Tired All The Time?

You might want to try 100mg of CoQ10. Of course ask your doctor because it can interfere with other drugs you may take. CoQ10 protects the heart and walls of your arteries. A coQ10 deficiency is usually present in those who have 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

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

You're Never Too Young for High Blood Pressure

When I was young, I remember my grandmother religiously taking her blood pressure medication.  I always thought that high blood pressure was mostly a problem for the elderly, but that's no longer the case.  According to statistics from...  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

Following a cardio diet and I am feeling so much better...  Read more