Anyone with with hypertension (aka high blood pressure) asks themselves a series of questions about the conditions and what they can do. Here are the 7 most common.
According to the CDC, over 30% of Americans have Hypertension. If you fall into this group, then your doctor may very well be overmedicating you. The results can be fatigue, muscle weakness and injury-causing falls. People being treated with antihypertensive … Read More
Whether you have been diagnosed with hypertension, pre-hypertension, or simply have risk factors for high blood pressure, home blood pressure monitoring gives you (and your doctor) a more complete picture of your heart health. The good news is that small … Read More
If you are like me, there is never enough time in a day to get all of your work done. My job is stressful and I am stuck sitting in front of a computer screen for hours on end, which as we know is not too good for your heart health, regardless of age. Here’s a simple hack to help.
My friend knows I am conscious about my health and what I eat. So she made this amazing dark chocolate mousse dessert that is cholesterol friendly and heart friendly. Imagine decadence that is good for you! It uses avocados instead of butter, … Read More
Occasional blood pressure checks at the doctor’s office is often not enough. Track your blood pressure at home to make an earlier diagnosis, identify pre-hypertension, give you feedback and help reinforce any efforts you are making.
If you have a medical condition and are planning to take a trip, here are a few tips on how make sure you don’t get into trouble. The most important thing is to have a record of your medications/dosage, your … Read More