Let’s Win The Fight Against Hypertension. Are You Getting Enough Magnesium?

At-home blood pressure monitoring may be key in catching high blood pressure. But as I always like to say, prevention is better than cure. And one of the ways we can help prevent high blood pressure is by maintaining a healthy diet void of excessive amounts of sodium (salt). It’s also extremely important to be aware of specific nutrients that may help prevent high blood pressure or help manage it.

Hypertension Information You Should Know

1 in 3 U.S. adults has high blood pressure or hypertension. This means over 100 million people in this country have high blood pressure! Hypertension has been on our radar recently because it is one of the comorbidities of the coronavirus. It weakens the immune system and may make us more susceptible to the complications caused by viruses.

Afro-Caribbeans Need to be Extra Vigilant about Hypertension

People of Afro-Caribbean descent – whether they live in the islands or in other parts of the world – experience higher rates of hypertension compared to other populations. In this regard, they mirror African-American adults in the United States, with both groups having hypertension that occurs earlier in life and with more serious consequences, including organ damage to the heart, eyes and kidneys as well as heart attacks, strokes, cognitive limitations and late-stage kidney disease.

Your Mouthwash May Raise Your Blood Pressure! Be Proactive

One of the great benefits of exercise is that it may help reduce blood pressure. Many Americans exercise in order to reap this benefit.

High Blood Pressure Disproportionately Affects Black Males. Learn How to Be Proactive

I was deeply saddened to hear about the recent passing of John Singleton. The “Boyz N the Hood” director died of a stroke at just 51-years-old.

You Might Want To Check Your Blood Pressure If You Make Multiple Nighttime Bathroom Trips

If you’re someone who tends to make multiple trips to the bathroom during the night to urinate, you may have a condition called nocturia.

If You Have Hypertension, You Need to Know About Magnesium Orotate

We recently discussed 11 types of magnesium supplements and the roles they play in maintaining our health - from relieving constipation to aiding in heart health. Of these 11 types of magnesium, there is one in particular that I would like to explore further: Magnesium Orotate. I became particularly interested in Magnesium Orotate because it is praised for its cardiovascular health benefits, including the ability to effectively treat hypertension (high blood pressure). In addition to this, Magnesium Orotate is said to be well absorbed by the body and not cause diarrhea.

Have High Blood Pressure? You Might Want to Check Your Zinc Level

There is certainly no shortage of medications to treat high blood pressure (hypertension). Just to name a few, there are several classes of blood pressure medications, including:

This May Be the Hottest Way to Lower Your Blood Pressure

Did you know that the word ‘sauna’ is of Finnish origin? “Sauna use is deeply embedded in Finnish culture. A nation of 5.5 million people, Finland has as many saunas as television sets — around 3.3 million. Most of the saunas are in people’s homes, although they’re also standard amenities in offices and factories,” according to Harvard Health.

Staying Mentally Sharp! Another Good Reason To Manage Your Blood Pressure After 60

I do my best to keep up with the latest research about high blood pressure (hypertension), because this illness has had such an awful impact on many of my family members and friends. So, understandably, the cardiovascular risks, such as heart attacks and strokes, are all very well known to me.

From Casino Dealer to Making a Deal with Hypertension to Spare Her Life

While pregnant with her second child and working at her job in a casino as a poker dealer, 21-year-old Leah Archer started to feel dizzy and light-headed. She figured it was just her being pregnant or being around all of the cigarette smoke in the casino.

One Simple Way to Lower Your Blood Pressure in 6 Months

The American Heart Association (AHA) reports that more than 100 million Americans have high blood pressure (hypertension). To be exact, the AHA estimates 103 million Americans have high blood pressure, which is half of all adults in the United States!

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