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What Is Blood Pressure?
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I try to watch my diet and exercise to keep my blood pressure under control.
The article was good but like most articles on HBP fails to describes what the best diet is to reduce it. While the DASH diet is better than a sharp stick in the eye, it comes up significantly short when compared to a whole food, plant based diet. That is the best diet to lower your BP without taking medication. Medication sucks since it comes with a whole host of side effects). People may not like giving up meat, dairy, eggs and processed foods but it is by far the healthiest diet out there.
What I would like more understanding on is when you have a fairly high systolic and a low (like 40-48) diastolic. I wish you would do an article on that.
This article about blood pressure is so important. So many people dont know their blood pressure and it is usually something that can be controlled with a little bit of knowledge. But, excerise and diet r two key factors in controlling it. since i have been walking ,my blood pressure is very good.Still working on my diest, but getting better with it, as well.
Thanks for this article. I appreciate a well worded explanation about Blood Pressure.
Great information for all!
Very good article! I didnt know that 70% of people affected don't know!
Thank you for this article. Excellent information and chart.
Although I am in my late 30's, my blood pressure has never been an issue.
Knowing that both of my parents have high blood pressure, I attempt to keep an eye on mine.
Thanks...I have had the "White Coat Syndrome" a few times too.
Surprised that you didn't include the low range. It is actually not great to get too low either.
Informative article, thanks!
I think the parameters now are 120/ 60.
Small changes lead to big changes and big changes lead to results.
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