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Isometric Exercise to Lower Blood Pressure

A prescription medication like benazepril can lower the systolic blood pressure of someone with hypertension by 5-10 points (mmHg) and the diastolic number by 3-5. But what about exercise to lower blood pressure? And which exercise is best? Longterm Effects of High Blood Pressure When a person takes a blood pressure lowering medication such as […]

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Approaching Hypertension

Western medicine refers to elevated blood as essential hypertension, which is a somewhat confusing term, but it means that a patient has a high blood pressure of unknown cause. Approaching hypertension appropriately requires uncovering why a person has high blood pressure before assuming it’s due to an unknown cause. Here is our approach. Essential Hypertension […]