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Why Blood Pressure Drugs Are Dangerous for Seniors

In All Health Watch, Blood Pressure, Featured Article, General Health, Health Warning by Garry Messick0 Comments

When you go in for a checkup, one of the first things they do is take your blood pressure. If your numbers are over 130/80, chances are you’ll be prescribed a hypertension drug. 

But if you are older, taking the medication could send you to an early grave. 

That may sound alarmist. But it’s exactly what scientists found in a major new study of 415,980 people.

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The Sunshine Solution to High Blood Pressure

In All Health Watch, Blood Pressure, Featured Article, Heart and Cardiovascular by Garry Messick0 Comments

What if you could throw away your blood pressure meds simply by basking in the sunlight? 

New research shows that sun exposure is directly linked to lower blood pressure. 

The study appeared in the Journal of the American Heart Association. Researchers collected blood pressure readings from more than 342,000 people over three years. They analyzed those numbers against data on sun exposure.

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1,000 Steps Does This to Your Body

In All Health Watch, Blood Pressure, Diabetes, Featured Article, Fitness and Exercise, General Health, Heart and Cardiovascular, Weight Loss by Ambar Jones0 Comments

Professor Neil Alexander of the University of Leeds was a world-renowned pioneer in the study of biomechanics. This is the science of how living things move.

He noted that humans are the only mammals who walk on two legs (some apes do it for short periods of time).[1] [2] [3]

“Walking,” he said, “is the exercise man is naturally meant to do.”

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Strange Fruit Juice Lowers Blood Pressure

In All Health Watch, Blood Pressure, Diet and Nutrition, Featured Article, Heart and Cardiovascular by Garry Messick0 Comments

Maybe you’ve seen the recent headlines…

“Fourth Carcinogen Discovered in Heart Pills Used by Millions”Bloomberg[1]

“Yet Another Lot of Blood Pressure Medication RecalledThis Time for a Possible Carcinogen”USA Today[2] 

It’s just the latest example of how dangerous it can be to use hypertension drugs.

Not only were they recently found to contain a cancer-causing chemical, but many are linked to serious side effects.

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14 Foods That Lower Blood Pressure

In All Health Watch, Blood Pressure, Diet and Nutrition, Featured Article, Heart and Cardiovascular by Garry Messick0 Comments

One in three American adults has high blood pressure. And millions of us take drugs for it.[1]

But blood pressure medications often don’t work well. And the side effects can be nasty. They include headaches, nausea, fatigue, and sexual problems in men.[2]

On top of that, they increase your risk for pancreatic and skin cancers.[3] [4]

You have other options.

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Simple, Natural Way to Lower Blood Pressure 15 Points

In All Health Watch, Blood Pressure, Featured Article, Heart and Cardiovascular by Garry Messick0 Comments

Heart disease kills more than 600,000 people in the U.S. every year. That’s more American deaths than our country suffered in World War I, World War II, the Korean War, the Vietnam War, and the Gulf War combined.[1]

One of the biggest factors in this annual carnage is high blood pressure.

It is either the primary or contributing cause in 400,000 American deaths a year.

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