Tag Archives: high blood pressure

HOW WOULD I HANDLE BORDERLINE OR INTERMITTENT DISEASES/CONDITIONS versus YOUR DOCTOR?

Borderline and intermittent diseases/conditions often exist without symptoms (or with occasional symptoms) leaving most people capable of living a life without obvious restrictions. Some of these diseases/conditions might include borderline high blood pressure, borderline high cholesterol, borderline type 2 diabetes, borderline depression, borderline overweight, borderline under/overactive thyroid and intermittent indigestion. Let’s look at a common […]

ANTI-INFLAMMATION vs. PRO RESOLUTION

How do you know if you have: high blood pressure high cholesterol diabetes cardiac disease (ex. enlarged heart) vascular diseases (ex. atherosclerosis {thickening of blood vessels decreasing blood flow}) gastrointestinal malabsorption early cancer without having a physical exam and blood lab panel to prove it? ANSWER: In most cases you won’t know it! These are […]

NEW MEDICAL STUDY ADDS ONE MORE REASON TO ADD ANOTHER PRESCRIPTION TO YOUR LIST

The latest National Institute of Health sponsored SPRINT STUDY (Systolic Blood Pressure Intervention Trial) determined that heart disease could be reduced by lowering systolic blood pressure (the TOP BP number) from 140 mmHg to 120 mmHg. The study showed this reduction resulted in 30 percent decrease in heart failure, heart attacks, and strokes as well […]

High Blood Pressure: The Most Popular Club In Town

According to the journal, Circulation 2015, 1 out of 3 adults has hypertension (high blood pressure.) It also states that 1 out of three adults has pre-hypertension (borderline high blood pressure.) With such a large percentage of the population suffering these health conditions, what is the consumers perspective of these diagnoses? In most cases they […]