AARP The Blood Pressure Cure: 8 Weeks to Lower Blood Pressure without Prescription Drugs

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John Wiley & Sons, May 31, 2012 - Health & Fitness - 306 pages
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This book will help you take control of your health with a complete, tested, and proven plan for reducing blood pressure without expensive drugs or complicated lifestyle changes. The author’s unique and clinically proven program will show you how to manage blood pressure with the amino acid arginine, grape seed extract, tomato extract, cocoa, and other all-natural approaches. Kowalski’s step-by-step instructions for accurately testing blood pressure, establishing new blood pressure goals, and reaching those goals quickly will give you the opportunity to dramatically lower your blood pressure.
 

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In this guide to lowering blood pressure, journalist Kowalski (The 8 Week Cholesterol Cure ) calls hypertension one of the three major risk factors for heart disease. While admitting heredity and race ... Read full review

Contents

Hypertension Risk Factors and What We Can Do about Them
Symptoms of High Blood Pressure
Blood Pressure Classification
The Rationale for Lower Blood Pressure
White Coat Labile and Masked Hypertension
Factors Affecting Blood Pressure Readings
Home and Ambulatory Blood Pressure Monitoring
Blood Pressure and Children
Additional Options for Cholesterol Control
Prescription Drugs for Lowering Cholesterol
Scientific Proof of the Benefits of HeartHealthy Eating
Chocolates Healthy Side
Coffee Tea Cola and Your Heart
Fish Supplements and the Search for HeartHealthy Omega3 Fatty Acids
Acupuncture and Blood Pressure
Aspirin and Blood Pressure

Blood Pressure and African Americans
Women Hypertension and Heart Disease
Blood Pressure and Older Men and Women
Even More Important in Diabetes Care
Controlling Blood Pressure and Diabetes
Magnesium Metabolic Syndrome Diabetes and Hypertension
Classifying Weight and Risk
Which Diet Is Best?
Start Writing Your Own Diet Book
Preemptive Snacking
Avoid Stress Eating
The American Dim Sum Diet
Learning Portion Control
The Essential Weight Control Ingredient
Go Ahead Step on Your Bathroom Scale
Activate Your Healthy Heart
The Benefits of Exercise
Actively Lower Your Blood Pressure
Take Baby Steps
Energy Requirements of Common Activities in METs
Job Stress and Blood Pressure
The TypeA Personality and Beyond
How Emotions Kill
Learn to Control Your Stress
When Not to Quit
The Benefits of Quitting Smoking
Withdrawal Symptoms
Smoking Cessation Aids
Smoking and Weight Gain
Helping a Smoker Quit
Should Everyone Restrict Salt and Sodium?
Potassium and Blood Pressure
Calcium and Blood Pressure
Magnesium and Blood Pressure
The Electrolyte Balance
More Than a French Paradox
The Benefits of Alcohol
How Much Should You Drink and How Often?
Alcohol and Blood Pressure
What Is Cholesterol?
Have Your Cholesterol Level Tested
Eat a HeartHealthy Diet
Blocking Cholesterol from the Foods You Eat
Your Hearts Best Friend
Breathing and Blood Pressure
Coenzyme Q10 and Blood Pressure
Eye Examinations and Blood Pressure
Fermented Milk and Blood Pressure
Fish Oil and Blood Pressure
Folic Acid and Blood Pressure
Garlic and Blood Pressure
Herbs and Blood Pressure
Laughter and Blood Pressure
Loneliness and Blood Pressure
Melatonin and Blood Pressure
Music and Blood Pressure
Sleep Disorders and Blood Pressure
Vitamin Supplements and Blood Pressure
Healthy Arteries Healthy Heart and Circulation
The Smoking Gun
Arginine
Grape Seed Extract
Tomato Extract
Pycnogenol
Cocoa
Definitions and Testing
Blood Pressure and Weight
Physical Activity
Salt and Sodium
Dont Forget Cholesterol
Categories of Antihypertensive Drugs and Their Side Effects
Which Drug Is Best?
Salads
Soups to Warm Your Soul and Nourish Your Heart
Vegetable Side Dishes
Seafood
Meals in a Jug
Desserts and Treats
The Silent Killer
3 Different Blood Pressure Concerns for Different People
5 Weight and Blood Pressure
7 Reduce Your Stress
10 Drink but Not Too Much
12 Eating to Lower Blood Pressure
13 Daily Blood Pressure Busters
14 The Blood Pressure Cure 5 Secret Weapons
The Last Resort to Lowering Blood Pressure
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