Go for it. Getting your Blood pressure under control is very important to your healthy life style. If you use the search box set to SPARK instead of WEB you will see many very good articles and easy to read not too medical. I like them that way. To lower mine I eliminated salt and sodium products as much as I can, You have to track your sodium, in your tracker. Drinking plenty of fluid water is best , fluids flush out the sodium. I love to walk and when I have stopped walking outside in the winter my BP rises. Walking and doing some strength with inexpensive resistance bands gave me more strength. I am 70 years old and I love my healthy Spark lifestyle.
Pat in Maine. I FEEL Healthier every day with my Spark Tracker. I will do it slowly I like it that way. Toodle-ooo! and Toodle- Pip! JUST DO IT!
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I would like to introduce myself. I am a 39 year old mother of five children. My oldest daughter is married and going to have my grandbaby in May of this year. I am tring to get to my goal weight of 135 lbs. I decided to sign up for spark people because I needed some motivation and I like how the site is set up. What made me decided to lose weight is that last year I was put in the hospital because my blood pressure was high and I also found out I have a thyroid problem for it is hard for me to lose weight but I know I can do this. I want to be health not only for myself but my family as well.
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