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Blood Pressure Information

Drinking Wine & Taking Blood Pressure Medication

High blood pressure, or hypertension, is a condition that afflicts a third of the American population and two-thirds of people ove...

What Conditions Can Elevate the Systolic Blood Pressure?

When a doctor takes your blood pressure, he reads you a pair of numbers, such as 120 over 80. The first number, according to the A...

How to Increase My Blood Pressure

A reading of 90 mm Hg or less systolic blood pressure or 60 mm Hg or less diastolic blood pressure is considered low. In many inst...

The Effects of Barometric Pressure on Joints & Muscles

Whether you are riding in an airplane, a fast-moving elevator, or witnessing a thunderstorm, you have likely noticed a sense of ph...

Can I Take L-Carnitine While on Blood Pressure Medicine?

Your body makes an amino acid called L-carnitine in the liver and kidneys and uses it to turn fat into energy. Normally your body ...

Pediatric Blood Pressure Guidelines

Monitoring blood pressure is an important part of maintaining good health, especially cardiovascular health. According to Dr. Farp...

Why Does Sodium Increase Blood Pressure?

Sodium is one of the most important minerals in the body. The kidneys use sodium to maintain the proper balance of water and elect...

Resveratrol & Blood Pressure

High blood pressure, or hypertension, increases the risk of having a heart attack or stroke. To fully control high blood pressure,...

Baking Soda & Blood Pressure

Often it is easy to ignore the effect natural or common compounds can have on your health. Baking soda has been used in everything...

Benefits of Cacao

Native Americans have consumed beverages made from the Theobroma cacao tree for millennia. Ancient healers used the fruit of this ...
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