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High blood pressure is a condition which occurs when the pressure of the blood flow through the arteries increases, resulting in intense pressure. Hypertension occurs when the systolic pressure (pressure at which the heart pumps blood) and the diastolic pressure (pressure at which the heart relaxes) is more than 140 and 90 respectively. Symptoms of […]

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High blood sugar occurs when your body can’t effectively transport sugar from blood into cells.When left unchecked, this can lead to diabetes.One study from 2012 reported that 12–14% of US adults had type 2 diabetes, while 37–38% were classified as pre-diabetic. This means that 50% of all US adults have diabetes or pre-diabetes. Here are […]

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Your HBP deserves your attention Uncontrolled high blood pressure(HBP or hypertension) can be fatal. If you’ve been diagnosed with high blood pressure, these five simple steps can help you keep it under control:  Know Your Blood Pressure numbers Most people diagnosed with high blood pressure want to stay below 140/90 mm Hg, but your healthcare provider […]

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For many of us, relaxation means zoning out in front of the TV at the end of a stressful day. But this does little to reduce the damaging effects of stress. To effectively combat stress, we need to activate the body’s natural relaxation response. You can do this by practicing relaxation techniques such as deep […]

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    Use the following tips – 10 Ways to Take Charge of Your Heart Health – to embark on a heart-healthy lifestyle to fight heart disease. 1. Schedule a Yearly Checkup Your heart is in your hands. Each year on your birthday, schedule a check up to have your blood pressure, cholesterol and glucose […]

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