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Blood Pressure Health

Which Pressure Readings Constitute Low Blood Pressure?

According to the American Heart Association, blood pressure below 120/80 mmHg is ideal. However, sometimes consistently low blood ...
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What Is the Meaning of a Diastolic Blood Pressure Reading?

The simplest way to get a picture of how a heart is functioning is through a blood pressure reading. Blood pressure is a measureme...
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Does Flaxseed Lower Blood Pressure?

About one-third of Americans have high blood pressure, reports the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. High blood pressure...
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How to Lower the Bottom Number on a Blood Pressure Reading

The bottom number of your blood pressure reading is your diastolic blood pressure. It is the measure of the pressure of the blood ...
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Blood Type & Weight Loss

If Peter D. Adamo, a naturopathic doctor and author, is correct, you can lose weight by eating foods based upon your blood type. I...
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What Is the Difference Between Blood Pressure in the Upper and Lower Extremities?

Your blood pressure reading is an important way your doctor determines your overall health. If you have a blood pressure reading t...
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Blood Pressure Reading After Exercise

One misconception about high blood pressure holds that exercise increases blood pressure. Heart rate does increase during exercise...
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How Does Blood Pressure Change During Exercise?

According to statistics published by the American Heart Association (AHA), roughly 74 million people in the United States over the...
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How to Read Arterial Blood Gases

Arterial blood gasses are a common test done to measure the acidity and gas content of the blood, primarily the oxygen and carbon ...
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How to Determine the Correct Blood Pressure Cuff Size

Blood pressure testing is routinely performed at doctor appointments to monitor the health of your heart and entire cardiovascular...
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