Bringing Down High Blood Pressure
Bringing Down High Blood Pressure offers readers straightforward solutions they can incorporate into their lives both immediately and long term. The authors focus on factors readers can change, including diet and nutrition, weight loss, exercise, binge eating, alcohol, tobacco and drug use, emotional wellness and stress management. Additionally, the book provides in-depth discussion of the risks and benefits of medications and when lifestyle changes may allow an individual to reduce or eliminate medication. Dr. Rhoden also weighs in on alternative therapies for reducing blood pressure. Sarah Schein brings her dietary expertise to the table with practical advice on nutrition, tips for healthy food selection and preparation, and 70 tantalizing recipes, each with its own nutritional breakdown.
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Chapter 1 WHAT IS HIGH BLOOD PRESSURE AND WHY IS IT IMPORTANT?
Chapter 2 GETTING STARTED WITH THE OPTIMUM HEALTH EXERCISE AND LOWSODIUM DIET PLAN
Chapter 3 EATING FOR OPTIMUM BLOOD PRESSURE
Chapter 4 DELICIOUS RECIPES FOR BRINGING DOWN HIGH BLOOD PRESSURE
Chapter 5 EXERCISING TO SAVE YOUR LIFE
Chapter 6 THE ROLE OF MEDICATION IN BRINGING DOWN HIGH BLOOD PRESSURE
Chapter 7 ALTERNATIVE APPROACHES TO MEDICATION
Chapter 8 DESTRESSING TO PROLONG YOUR LIFE
FAQS ABOUT HIGH BLOOD PRESSURE
Appendix A NUTRITIONAL BENEFITS OF SUPERFOODS
Appendix B VITAMIN SUPPLEMENT RECOMMENDATIONS
Appendix C AWAYFROMHOME DINING TIPS
Appendix D OVERCOMING ADDICTIONS TO FOOD ALCOHOL TOBACCO AND DRUGS
Appendix E APPROVED HEALTH ORGANIZATIONS
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