High Blood Pressure for Dummies (Google eBook)

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John Wiley & Sons, Feb 14, 2011 - Health & Fitness - 360 pages
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New info on high blood pressure in women, children, and the elderly

The fun and easy way to take charge of hypertension and add years to your life!

Are you battling high blood pressure? This updated guide explains all the latest breakthroughs in the detection, treatment, and prevention of high blood pressure, helping you determine whether you're at risk and develop a diet and exercise program to keep your blood pressure at healthy levels. You'll also find new information on protecting your heart, kidneys, and brain and dealing with secondary high blood pressure.

  • Measure your blood pressure properly
  • Develop a successful treatment plan

  • Improve your lifestyle habits

  • Evaluate new drug therapies

  • Find resources and outside support

  

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Contents

Introduction
1
Treating Or Preventing
5
Understanding High Blood Pressure
7
Detecting High Blood Pressure
15
Determining Whether Youre at Risk
31
Dealing with Secondary High Blood Pressure
45
Considering the Medical Consequences 67 Chapter 5 Defending Your Heart
69
Shielding Your Kidneys
89
Lowering Blood Pressure with Exercise
183
Adding Drug Therapy
199
Taking Care of Special Populations
241
Taking Care of Special Populations 241 Chapter 14 Helping the Elderly
243
Handling High Blood Pressure in Children
257
Treating High Blood Pressure in Women
269
Ten Simple Ways to Prevent
283
The Part of Tens
284

Protecting Your Brain
107
Treating Or Preventing
123
Choosing Foods that Lower High Blood Pressure
135
Keeping Salt Out of Your Diet
151
Avoiding Tobacco Alcohol and Caffeine
161
Ten Or So Myths about High Blood Pressure
293
Ten New Discoveries about High Blood Pressure
303
Resources for the Latest Information
311
Resources for the Latest Information 311 Index
321
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About the author (2011)

Alan L. Rubin, MD has been managing and studying high blood pressure for three decades. He is a bestselling author whose previous books, Diabetes For Dummies, Diabetes Cookbook For Dummies, and Thyroid For Dummies, have been major successes. Letters of praise from numerous readers verify the important role that his books have played in their lives. The books have been translated into seven languages, and there are special editions for the United Kingdom, Canada, and Australia. His books provide the latest information on every aspect of their subject while being written in an easy-to-understand format thatís full of humor and wisdom.
Dr. Rubin has practiced endocrinology in San Francisco since 1973. He teaches doctors, medical students, and nonprofessionals through classes, lectures, and articles. He has been on numerous radio and television shows, answering questions about diabetes, thyroid disease, and high blood pressure. He serves as a consultant to many pharmaceutical companies and companies that make products for high blood pressure.

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