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Home Blood Pressure Monitoring

Home Blood Pressure Monitoring Pdf/ePub eBook Author: ,
Editor: Springer Nature
ISBN: 3030230651
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Hypertension remains a leading cause of disability and death worldwide. Self-monitoring of blood pressure by patients at home is currently recommended as a valuable tool for the diagnosis and management of hypertension. Unfortunately, in clinical practice, home blood pressure monitoring is often inadequately implemented, mostly due to the use of inaccurate devices and inappropriate methodologies. Thus, the potential of the method to improve the management of hypertension and cardiovascular disease prevention has not yet been exhausted. This volume presents the available evidence on home blood pressure monitoring, discusses its strengths and limitations, and presents strategies for its optimal implementation in clinical practice. Written by distinguished international experts, it offers a complete source of information and guide for practitioners and researchers dealing with the management of hypertension.

Understanding High Blood Pressure

Understanding High Blood Pressure Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Shahid Aziz
Editor: Sheldon Press
ISBN: 1847093272
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Understanding High Blood Pressure by Shahid Aziz Summary

High blood pressure is on the increase and is expected to rise by 24% in developed countries, affecting one in three of the world?s adult population by 2025. As it is, hypertension is already a fact of life for around half of people in the UK over 65, and for some 70% of those in their 70s. It has a strong correlation with obesity and diabetes, levels of which are also soaring, and is strongly linked to lifestyle factors such as lack of exercise, fatty diets and high salt consumption. On the positive side, lifestyle modifications can be very effective, and even small changes can be beneficial. This book looks at how blood pressure is diagnosed and treated. Topics include: · Role of blood pressure within the larger picture of cardiovascular health · How hypertension may be linked with other disease · How it affects special populations such as the elderly and pregnant women · Treatment - drug therapy · Lifestyle changes

Handbook on High Blood Pressure

Handbook on High Blood Pressure Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Shalinni Chakrabarty
Editor: Diamond Pocket Books Pvt Ltd
ISBN: 9352613120
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Handbook on High Blood Pressure by Shalinni Chakrabarty Summary

Handbook on High Blood Pressure provides reliable, practical, easy-to-understand information on preventing and managing high blood pressure. This book supplements the advice of your personal physician, whom you should consult for individual medical problems.

The High Blood Pressure Solution

The High Blood Pressure Solution Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Richard D. Moore
Editor: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 1594777950
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• Proves that the majority of cases of stroke, heart attack, and hypertension can easily be prevented by maintaining the proper ratio of potassium to sodium in the diet. • Updated with scientific evidence from a recent Finnish study showing a 60 percent decline in deaths attributed to strokes and heart attacks. • Provides a comprehensive program for balancing body chemistry at the cellular level. High blood pressure is entirely preventable, without reliance on synthetic drugs. Dr. Moore's approach is simple: by maintaining the proper ratio of potassium to sodium in the diet, blood pressure can be regulated at the cellular level, preventing the development of hypertension and the high incidence of strokes and heart attacks associated with it. Dr. Moore updates this edition with a new preface reporting on the latest scientific research in support of his program. The most striking results come from Finland, where for several decades sodium chloride has been replaced nationwide with a commercial sodium/potassium mixture, resulting in a 60 percent decline nationwide in deaths attributed to strokes and heart attacks. Extrapolated to America, the Finnish statistics would mean 360,000 strokes prevented and 96,000 lives saved every year. Dr. Moore makes it clear that high blood pressure is only one symptom of an entire systemic imbalance. He outlines a safe, effective program that focuses on nutrition, weight loss, and exercise to bring the entire body chemistry into balance. For those currently taking blood pressure medications, he includes a chapter on working with your physician to ensure that any reduction in hypertension drugs can be effected gradually and safely.

Hypertension and You

Hypertension and You Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Samuel J. Mann
Editor: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers
ISBN: 1442215194
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Hypertension and You by Samuel J. Mann Summary

Most of the 75 million Americans who have high blood pressure need medication to control it, but many are prescribed medication that is wrong for them. Dr. Mann reveals how readers, with the oversight of their physician, can get off the wrong medications and onto the right ones to achieve a healthy blood pressure without side effects.

Blood Pressure Down

Blood Pressure Down Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Janet Bond Brill, PhD, RD, LDN
Editor: Harmony
ISBN: 0307986365
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Blood Pressure Down by Janet Bond Brill, PhD, RD, LDN Summary

For the nearly 78 million Americans with hypertension, a safe, effective lifestyle plan—incorporating the DASH diet principles and much more—for lowering blood pressure naturally If you have high blood pressure, you're not alone: nearly a third of adult Americans have been diagnosed with hypertension, and another quarter are well on their way. Yet a whopping 56 percent of diagnosed patients do not have it under control. The good news? Hypertension is easily treatable (and preventable), and you can take action today to bring your blood pressure down in just four weeks—without the potential dangers and side effects of prescription medications. In Blood Pressure Down, Janet Bond Brill distills what she's learned over decades of helping her patients lower their blood pressure into a ten-step lifestyle plan that's manageable for anyone. You'll: • harness the power of blood pressure power foods like bananas, spinach, and yogurt • start a simple regimen of exercise and stress reduction • stay on track with checklists, meal plans, and more than fifty simple recipes Easy, effective, safe—and delicious—Blood Pressure Down is the encouraging resource that empowers you, or your loved ones, to lower your blood pressure and live a longer, heart-healthy life.

Lower Your Blood Pressure in Eight Weeks

Lower Your Blood Pressure in Eight Weeks Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Stephen T. Sinatra
Editor: Ballantine Books
ISBN: 0307487776
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Lower Your Blood Pressure in Eight Weeks by Stephen T. Sinatra Summary

Learn how to lower high blood pressure with this step-by-step eight-week plan! The numbers speak for themselves. More than 50 million Americans suffer from high blood pressure—and yet despite the billions we spend on medication, the death rate from high blood pressure has risen 36 percent in the past decade. Clearly, the time has come for a radical new treatment plan. And that’s exactly what Dr. Stephen T. Sinatra delivers in this invaluable new book. All too often people with high blood pressure get the same frustrating advice from their doctors: lose some weight, lay off the salt, and fill a bunch of prescriptions. One of the nation’s leading authorities on cardiovascular disease, Dr. Sinatra offers a different approach. Through an eight week plan that takes into account your lifestyle, medical history, and special needs, this book will dramatically lower your blood pressure while at the same time reducing or even eliminating your need for medications. Inside you will discover • How to diagnose high blood pressure and get the help you need fast • A meal-by-meal diet plan you can start following today • The relationship between hypertension, cholesterol, heart disease, and stroke • The special risk factors for women, the elderly, and African Americans • Easy, enjoyable exercises you can make part of your daily routine • How dietary supplements work and which ones are best for you • Which medications to use—and which to avoid • Finding the stress-reduction program that works for you Clearly written, user friendly, grounded in science and common sense, and full of inspiring case histories and delicious recipes, Lower Your Blood Pressure in Eight Weeks is the one book that deals with all the factors involved in hypertension. This program has worked wonders with hundreds of Dr. Sinatra’s patients. Now it will do the same for you!

The Wim Hof Method

The Wim Hof Method Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Wim Hof
Editor: Sounds True
ISBN: 1683644107
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INSTANT NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER The only definitive book authored by Wim Hof on his powerful method for realizing our physical and spiritual potential. “This method is very simple, very accessible, and endorsed by science. Anybody can do it, and there is no dogma, only acceptance. Only freedom.” —Wim Hof Wim Hof has a message for each of us: “You can literally do the impossible. You can overcome disease, improve your mental health and physical performance, and even control your physiology so you can thrive in any stressful situation.” With The Wim Hof Method, this trailblazer of human potential shares a method that anyone can use—young or old, sick or healthy—to supercharge their capacity for strength, vitality, and happiness. Wim has become known as “The Iceman” for his astounding physical feats, such as spending hours in freezing water and running barefoot marathons over deserts and ice fields. Yet his most remarkable achievement is not any record-breaking performance—it is the creation of a method that thousands of people have used to transform their lives. In his gripping and passionate style, Wim shares his method and his story, including: • Breath—Wim’s unique practices to change your body chemistry, infuse yourself with energy, and focus your mind • Cold—Safe, controlled, shock-free practices for using cold exposure to enhance your cardiovascular system and awaken your body’s untapped strength • Mindset—Build your willpower, inner clarity, sensory awareness, and innate joyfulness in the miracle of living • Science—How users of this method have redefined what is medically possible in study after study • Health—True stories and testimonials from people using the method to overcome disease and chronic illness • Performance—Increase your endurance, improve recovery time, up your mental game, and more • Wim’s Story—Follow Wim’s inspiring personal journey of discovery, tragedy, and triumph • Spiritual Awakening—How breath, cold, and mindset can reveal the beauty of your soul Wim Hof is a man on a mission: to transform the way we live by reminding us of our true power and purpose. “This is how we will change the world, one soul at a time,” Wim says. “We alter the collective consciousness by awakening to our own boundless potential. We are limited only by the depth of our imagination and the strength of our conviction.” If you’re ready to explore and exceed the limits of your own potential, The Wim Hof Method is waiting for you.

The New Bible Cure for High Blood Pressure

The New Bible Cure for High Blood Pressure Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Don Colbert, MD
Editor: Charisma Media
ISBN: 1621365344
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The New Bible Cure for High Blood Pressure by Don Colbert, MD Summary

DIV You want to be healthy. God wants you to be healthy. The revised and expanded Bible Cure series is available to help you get healthy—body, mind, and spirit./div

5th Report Of The Joint National Committee On Detection, Evaluation, And Treatment Of High Blood Pressure

5th Report Of The Joint National Committee On Detection, Evaluation, And Treatment Of High Blood Pressure Pdf/ePub eBook Author: DIANE Publishing Company
Editor: DIANE Publishing
ISBN: 9780788118241
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5th Report Of The Joint National Committee On Detection, Evaluation, And Treatment Of High Blood Pressure by DIANE Publishing Company Summary

Provides scientific evidence regarding the detection, evaluation, & treatment of hypertension. Contains pharmacologic tables that include new drugs, recommendations for reduced doses, drug interactions, & drugs to be used in hypertensive crises. Also provides tables displaying target-organ disease & situations where ambulatory blood pressure monitoring might be useful. Extensive bibliography. Glossary. 19 charts & tables.

High Blood Pressure for Dummies

High Blood Pressure for Dummies Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Alan L. Rubin
Editor: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1118051661
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High Blood Pressure for Dummies by Alan L. Rubin Summary

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

Overcoming High Blood Pressure

Overcoming High Blood Pressure Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Sarah Brewer
Editor: Watkins Media Limited
ISBN: 1780288050
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Overcoming High Blood Pressure by Sarah Brewer Summary

Distinguished doctor and internationally best-selling author Sarah Brewer presents this unique book, which provides a highly authoritative yet easy-to-follow program of complementary medicine and self-care treatments, specially designed to support the conventional treatment for high blood pressure. If you are one of the millions (10 million in the UK alone) who have this condition, and are looking for an expert to guide you through all the positive steps you can take to enhance your health and well-being, this is the book for you. Dr Sarah Brewer offers a pioneering approach of tailor-made programs, based on the premise that we’re all unique and have different requirements. Complete the questionnaire in Part 3, and you’ll see whether to embark upon the gentle, moderate or full-strength program. Each program offers daily menu plans, as well as exercise routines and techniques from complementary medicine – all of which will empower you to take control and make real, long-lasting changes to your health. • Understand what your doctor is prescribing you and why. • Discover complementary therapies you can use to support conventional treatments. • One ot of every three Americans suffers from high blood pressure (that's 77.9 million people). • Dr. Sarah Brewer is a top expert in the field of combined complementary and conventional medicine. • Clearly focused book, with practical programs throughout and first-class photography and design. • Fully endorsed by the Complimentary Medical Association.

Blood Sugar

Blood Sugar Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Anthony Ryan Hatch
Editor: U of Minnesota Press
ISBN: 1452950075
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Why do African Americans have exceptionally high rates of hypertension, diabetes, and obesity? Is it their genes? Their disease-prone culture? Their poor diets? Such racist explanations for racial inequalities in metabolic health have circulated in medical journals for decades. Blood Sugar analyzes and challenges the ways in which “metabolic syndrome” has become a major biomedical category that medical researchers have created to better understand the risks high blood pressure, blood sugar, body fat, and cholesterol pose to people. An estimated sixty million Americans are well on the way to being diagnosed with it, many of them belonging to people of color. Anthony Ryan Hatch argues that the syndrome represents another, very real crisis and that its advent signals a new form of “colorblind scientific racism”—a repackaging of race within biomedical and genomic research. Examining the cultural discussions and scientific practices that target human metabolism of prescription drugs and sugar by African Americans, he reveals how medical researchers who use metabolic syndrome to address racial inequalities in health have in effect reconstructed race as a fixed, biological, genetic feature of bodies—without incorporating social and economic inequalities into the equation. And just as the causes of metabolic syndrome are framed in racial terms, so are potential drug treatments and nutritional health interventions. The first sustained social and political inquiry of metabolic syndrome, this provocative and timely book is a crucial contribution to the emerging literature on race and medicine. It will engage those who seek to understand how unjust power relations shape population health inequalities and the production of medical knowledge and biotechnologies.

High Blood Pressure

High Blood Pressure Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Sally Pederson
Editor: Booktango
ISBN: 1468940988
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High Blood Pressure by Sally Pederson Summary

Have you ever wondered how our heart pumps blood so that this life giving fluid is available to even the far-reaching corners of our body? Indeed, it is a classic example of pressure wherein our heart is naturally designed to apply the principle in a manner that effectively ensures that no organ is deprived of blood. Commonly referred to as blood pressure, it is essentially the force with which blood travels to and from the heart via various pipelines known as arteries and veins. Nature’s way of ensuring good health of any individual entails maintaining the blood pressure at a certain level that is ideally suited for performance of all bodily functions. But unfortunately this level cannot always be maintained since it is affected by a number of different factors and the outcome is its rise and fall, the former being high blood pressure and the latter being low blood pressure. Because both conditions are adverse for the well- being of the individual, efforts must be made to keep them at bay and maintain normal blood pressure for as long as possible.

Mayo Clinic 5 Steps to Controlling High Blood Pressure

Mayo Clinic 5 Steps to Controlling High Blood Pressure Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Sheldon G. Sheps
Editor: Rosetta Books
ISBN: 0795347782
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Mayo Clinic 5 Steps to Controlling High Blood Pressure by Sheldon G. Sheps Summary

How to play a vital role in your own health and longevity: A handbook from“one of the most reliable, respected health resources that Americans have” (Publishers Weekly). This easy-to-use guide will help you understand the many issues related to high blood pressure and assist you in preventing it, managing it, and making essential treatment decisions. · Learn which single factor you can do the most about when it comes to influencing your blood pressure. This one step may be all it takes to lower your blood pressure and keep it under control. · How losing as little as 10 pounds may reduce your blood pressure to a healthier level—includes practical help for maintaining a healthier weight. · Discover a great alternative that may lower your blood pressure just about as much as medications—without the expense of prescriptions. · Why your blood pressure goes down if you make your heart stronger—and dozens of tips to realize this goal. · How to manage your sodium intake. · Information about medications for when changes in lifestyle aren't enough and more

The Medical Library Association Guide to Finding Out About Heart Disease

The Medical Library Association Guide to Finding Out About Heart Disease Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Jeanette de Richmond,Terry Hoffman
Editor: American Library Association
ISBN: 155570980X
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The Medical Library Association Guide to Finding Out About Heart Disease by Jeanette de Richmond,Terry Hoffman Summary

Heart disease affects millions of people every year. The MLA Guide to Finding Out About Heart Disease organizes and offers evaluated print and online resources to help readers develop a collection or research specific medical options, incorporating important data and key concepts about risk factors and symptoms of heart disease.

Blood Pressure

Blood Pressure Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Mark Evans
Editor: Mark Evans via PublishDrive
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Blood Pressure by Mark Evans Summary

With close to a third of adult Americans have been diagnosed with high blood pressure and hypertension, yet over 50% of diagnosed patients don’t have it under control, high blood pressure and hypertension are a serious problem... The good news is, Blood Pressure and Hypertension is easily treatable! In this book, we will go over the proven process to successfully prevent, control and lower high blood pressure. By implementing the strategies listed within this book, you will be well on your way to successfully lowering your blood pressure and increasing the quality of your life! In this book you will learn: What is blood pressure Different types of high blood pressure Complications of high blood pressure Risk factors for hypertension What to eat What to avoid Do’s and Don’ts in cooking Exercise and weight loss strategies for hypertension Stress and high blood pressure Sample recipes for lower blood pressure (breakfast, lunch, dinner, snacks) Foods to substitute to lower blood pressure How to live with high blood pressure And much more... The new heart healthy life is just right around the corner. So grab a copy of this book and start lowering your blood pressure today!

Understanding Pain

Understanding Pain Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Naheed Ali,Moshe Lewis
Editor: Rowman & Littlefield
ISBN: 1442233613
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Understanding Pain by Naheed Ali,Moshe Lewis Summary

Everyone experiences pain in some form or another at some point during their lives. Some have pain due to injury. Others experience chronic pain that can become debilitating. This book uncovers the mechanisms behind pain, how to treat it from a variety or approaches, and how to prevent it in the future.

Preventing & Reversing Heart Disease For Dummies

Preventing & Reversing Heart Disease For Dummies Pdf/ePub eBook Author: James M. Rippe
Editor: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1118944240
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Preventing & Reversing Heart Disease For Dummies by James M. Rippe Summary

The safe and trusted way to prevent and reverse heart disease Written in plain English and packed with tons of authoritative advice, Preventing & Reversing Heart Disease For Dummies includes the most up-to-date information on coronary heart disease and its treatment. This resource covers new ways to diagnose and treat both short- and long-term complications of heart disease, the latest medications, updated diet and exercise plans, the lowdown on recognizing the risk factors and warning signs of a heart attack, determining if you have heart disease, distinguishing between angina, heart attack, and stroke, and much more. It is projected that by the year 2020, heart disease will be the leading cause of death throughout the world. As the magnitude of cardiovascular diseases continue to accelerate globally, the pressing need for increased awareness and a stronger, more focused national and international response has become more important than ever. Preventing & Reversing Heart Disease For Dummies tackles this vital subject with compassion and authority, outlining the steps you can take to help ensure you don't become just another statistic. Helps you find the right doctor and handle a managed care plan Covers all thirteen types of heart disease and discusses the key differences that may determine their progression and treatment Illustrates how simple changes in diet may be enough to prevent heart disease Shows how you can reverse some of the effects of heart disease through exercise If you're suffering from or are at risk of heart disease—or love someone who is—Preventing & Reversing Heart Disease For Dummies empowers you to take control of heart health and get on a path to a longer, healthier life.

Mediterranean Diet For Dummies

Mediterranean Diet For Dummies Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Rachel Berman
Editor: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1118715306
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Mediterranean Diet For Dummies by Rachel Berman Summary

Expert advice on transitioning to this healthy lifestyle The Mediterranean diet is a widely respected and highly acclaimed diet based on the food and lifestyles common to the people of Greece, Cyprus, Southern France, Spain, and coastal Italy. In addition to being a healthy, extremely effective way of losing weight, the Mediterranean diet is considered an effective means of avoiding or reversing many health problems, such as cardiovascular issues, pre-Diabetes, and obesity. This hands-on, friendly guide covers the numerous health benefits of the Mediterranean diet and encourages meals that consist largely of healthy foods such as whole grains, fresh fruits and vegetables, olive oil and other healthy fats, fish, and foods high in Omega-3 fat content, such as seafood, nuts, beans, and dairy products. Featuring 20 delicious and nutritious recipes and chock-full of tips from consuming the best oils to whether wine is okay with meals (it is), Mediterranean Diet For Dummies serves as the formula for maximizing success in achieving ideal weight and health. Explains how switching to a Mediterranean diet can ward off the risk of many diseases Includes 20 tasty recipes Also available: Mediterranean Diet Cookbook For Dummies If you've heard of this highly acclaimed and publicized diet, Mediterranean Diet For Dummies helps you make the switch.