Diabetes & High blood Pressure

Diabetes & High blood Pressure

People with diabetes are much more likely to also have high blood pressure or hypertension. High blood pressure can increase the risk of diabetes complications such as diabetic eye- and kidney problems. Managing blood pressure should be a part of a person’s overall diabetes care plan.   Diabetic high blood pressure complications Diabetes affects the…

Diabetes and High Blood Pressure

Diabetes and High Blood Pressure

High blood pressure is seen alongside diabetes in as many as 65% of people who suffer from diabetes. Studies on the matter suggest that it is because the condition causes the heart to work much harder than usual, and it can leave you at risk of developing other serious health issues like heard disease, stroke,…

Advice for Managing High Blood Pressure

Advice for Managing High Blood Pressure

High blood pressure can be a pain in the neck to control, and doctors are quick to hand out blood pressure medication, which often has severe negative side effects. The good news is that you can help manage your blood pressure levels by means of simple lifestyle adjustments and natural supplements. Increase Your Potassium and…

High Blood Pressure Quick Tips

1. Wash Excess Sodium down The Drain Most of the sodium in our diets—approximately 77%—comes from prepared or processed foods, but sometimes using convenience items, like canned beans and tuna, can make it easier to eat more healthfully. The good news: rinsing those canned foods will remove much of their sodium. 2. Spice It Up…

What is High Blood Pressure?

What Is High Blood Pressure? High blood pressure, also known as hypertension, is the most common cardiovascular disease. Blood pressure refers to the force of blood pushing against artery walls as it courses through the body. Like air in a tire or water in a hose, blood fills arteries to a certain capacity. Just as…

Advice for high blood pressure

In addition to the changes outlined here it is also important that you reduce the amount of salt in your diet. Potassium and calcium to combat high blood pressure The Manna diet recommends increasing your dietary intake of potassium and calcium. Potassium can be found in all the food groups – fruit and vegetable sources include oranges,…