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online healthcare for high blood pressure

Sys… what?

I know, I know. We’ve talked about this before, but the basics are worth repeating. Blood pressure is the pressure that occurs in the blood vessels when the blood is driven from the heart to the rest of the body. The peak in pressure is the so-called systolic or upper pressure, whereas the lower or …

To salt, or not to salt?

The importance of salt for hypertension is controversial, but eating less salt is usually included in the dietary advice to lower one’s high blood pressure. Most likely, the effect of reduced salt intake varies between different people, being most important in elderly people or people with heredity for high blood pressure. Generally speaking, an adult …

What can I do to lower my blood pressure

If you only have a slight blood pressure increase, it is often enough to start by changing your lifestyle. It may not affect the pressure itself all that much, but it can reduce the risk of cardiovascular disease. Blood pressure is affected by your weight, so it might help to try and lose some weight …