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7 Surprising Causes Of High Blood Pressure

7 Surprising Causes Of High Blood Pressure. Quick -– what causes high blood pressure? The first culprits that pop into your mind are likely to be: eating too much salt, being stressed out all the time, and alcohol abuse. And you would be right. But there are also less obvious causes of high blood pressure, […]

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Hypertension

Blood pressure is the pressure of the blood on the arterial walls. When we talk about blood pressure it would be shown in two numbers, (for example 120 mm Hg and 70 mm Hg.) The first number is expressed in terms of the systolic blood pressure and the second number is the diastolic pressure. Since […]

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“Beet” High Blood Pressure

High blood pressure may be lowered by drinking beet juice daily. I’m Erin White and this is a dailyRx Minute. Beets are rich in nitrate, which in the body, converts to nitrite then becomes nitric oxide in the blood. Nitrite oxide is a gas that widens blood vessels and aids blood flow. A study has […]

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Blood Pressure Explained Visually

(narrator) Give yourself a birthday present this year – a better chance at having a birthday next year. You may pump up balloons only once a year. But your arteries are under pressure every second. When your heart is pushing blood, that’s the big number. And at rest,that’s the small one. Check your blood pressure […]

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10 Signs of Hypertension

10 Signs of Hypertension. Although hypertension is a common condition among adults, it is still a very serious diagnosis. High blood pressure can have a lasting effect on your health if left untreated. Those who have hypertension are at an increased risk of heart attack, stroke, and other major illnesses. Luckily, it is very easy […]

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