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How Do You Lower Blood Pressure Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for How Do You Lower Blood Pressure.

Heart-Healthy Benefits of Exercise

"Exercise improves your health." You hear it all the time, but what does that really mean? How much of a difference can exercise make in your life, and how much do you really need to do? You’ll be happy to know that you don’t ne...  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

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

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

Supplements for a Healthy Heart

So you just found out that you have high cholesterol, or perhaps you have a strong family history of heart disease and want to do your best to prevent it. So you head to the pharmacy or health food store for help, only to be bombarded by countless su...  Read more

6 minute full body strength workout done.
Updated 9/26/2016 8:29:54 AM

6 minute full body strength workout done....  Read more

Meh. I haven't been doing so great. Lack exercise.
Updated 9/26/2016 7:55:43 AM

Meh. I haven't been doing so great. Lack exercise. Went on a retreat with my church this weekend and ate gluttonously. There is moose tracks frozen yogurt in my fridge. I think i gained like 7 lbs in 3 days. Bleh. 😧...  Read more

I have a gear fit that I use as my tracker. It gets the job done, however, I wish it worked like fit
Updated 9/25/2016 9:15:05 PM

I have a gear fit that I use as my tracker. It gets the job done, however, I wish it worked like fitbit where I could do challenges with people. Does anyone know of any apps that might work as an alternate so that I could team up with others? Thanks!...  Read more

Anyone doing the program called Optifast?
Updated 9/25/2016 8:04:22 PM

Anyone doing the program called Optifast?...  Read more

Has anyone done the Daniel Fast?? My husband and I
Updated 9/25/2016 7:03:05 PM

Has anyone done the Daniel Fast?? My husband and I are going on it on the 30th?? Recipe Ideas?? Pretty much vegan...  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



SparkGuy's 10 Minute Fitness Club

Group for anyone to build a consistent fitness habit by doing at least 10 minutes of fitness most days per week. See the message board in the SP Challenges forum by the same name....  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

What's Up: Health News You Should Know

One in 3 adults (about 72 million people) have high blood pressure, otherwise known as hypertension. Many doctors don't know blood pressure guidelines, and they often don't start treatment soon enough in middle age men. Though the recommended blood p...  Read more

Data on Benefits of Lower Blood Pressure Brings Clarity for Doctors and Patients
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DAY 51 of 2014: Lift Weights to lower blood pressure

I'm just catching up reading in my December "Prevention" magazine. Several interesting articles in it. One in particular caught my eye. I always thought if I could stay at anything below 130/80, that was good. But this article said that there are...  Read more