Today is World Hypertension Day. Are you informed?
What Causes Hypertension? One of the primary underlying causes of high blood pressure – hypertension is related to your body producing too much insulin and leptin in response to a high-carbohydrate and processed food diet. As it turns out, by eliminating excess sugar/fructose from your diet, you can address all three issues in one fell […]
Healthy Dietary Tips for Hypertension
What is Hypertension? Hypertension, also referred to as high blood pressure, is a condition in which the arteries have persistently elevated blood pressure. Every time the human heart beats, it pumps blood to the whole body through the arteries. Blood pressure is the force of blood pushing up against the blood vessel walls. The higher […]
High Blood Pressure and the DASH Diet
Hypertension: Who has it? Approximately 57 million Nigerians are hypertensive, say experts. It’s a major risk factor for heart disease, stroke and kidney disease. Hypertension has no symptoms and is often called the “silent killer” as it can damage your heart, blood vessels, kidneys and other parts of your body without you realizing it. After […]