Community Blogs

Be Inspired Connect. Share. Support. Inpsire!
Connect and share with others like you living with High Blood Pressure.

Bringing Down Blood Pressure Through Deep Breathing

I think I  have tried every kind of BP meds that exist.  All of them had side effects that were unacceptable.  I am one of those people who gets every side effect that there is.  My doctor got so frustrated with me that he gave...

  • Facebook
  • LinkedIn
1 Star2 Stars3 Stars4 Stars5 Stars (9 votes, average: 4.22 out of 5)
Loading ... Loading ...
Read More »
Comments »

Natural, Non-toxic Alternatives to Treating Hypertension – What Works for Everyone? by D. Carestia

I have mentioned several times that hypertension is multifactorial. There are many things that cause hypertension, and the exact cause or causes of my hypertension may or may not be a...

  • Facebook
  • LinkedIn
1 Star2 Stars3 Stars4 Stars5 Stars (15 votes, average: 3.80 out of 5)
Loading ... Loading ...
Read More »
Comments »

Trying Supplements Instead of Medication

(by Gladys) — I took blood pressure medicines for years. My toes tingled when they didn’t hurt or felt on fire. I decide to do some research and chose to take L-Arginine. As I weaned myself off the RX’s, I took my L-Arginine everyday.

I modified...

  • Facebook
  • LinkedIn
1 Star2 Stars3 Stars4 Stars5 Stars (59 votes, average: 4.31 out of 5)
Loading ... Loading ...
Read More »
Comments »

Getting Wrapped Up in Blood Pressure Goals

(by Peter) — My story is going to surprise some people, mainly because I refuse to join the chase for impossible figures which seems to...

  • Facebook
  • LinkedIn
1 Star2 Stars3 Stars4 Stars5 Stars (15 votes, average: 3.67 out of 5)
Loading ... Loading ...
Read More »
Comments »

Natural, Non-toxic Alternatives to Treating Hypertension – Natural Beta Blockers (Part 2) by D. Carestia

Now that we know a little more about the wonderful world of beta blockers, and how they are revered all around the world (especially in the U.S. where Jerry’s cardiologist thinks they ought to be added to our drinking water), the question...

  • Facebook
  • LinkedIn
1 Star2 Stars3 Stars4 Stars5 Stars (26 votes, average: 4.31 out of 5)
Loading ... Loading ...
Read More »
Comments »

The Effect of Deep Breathing on Blood Pressure

(by Linda) — I’ve been living with high blood pressure for five years after a dentist almost killed me with an over dose of epinephrine.. I refused to take drugs,no beta blockers or any other drug for me, for i react badly to any drug...

  • Facebook
  • LinkedIn
1 Star2 Stars3 Stars4 Stars5 Stars (22 votes, average: 3.95 out of 5)
Loading ... Loading ...
Read More »
Comments »

Natural, Non-toxic Alternatives to Treating Hypertension – Natural Beta Blockers (Part 1) by D. Carestia

Atenolol – the drug I love to hate!  I love to hate it so much that we will spend several posts on beta blockers and alternatives.   I apologize in...

  • Facebook
  • LinkedIn
1 Star2 Stars3 Stars4 Stars5 Stars (13 votes, average: 4.62 out of 5)
Loading ... Loading ...
Read More »
Comments »

My Methods of Controlling My Blood Pressure

(by Nadine) — I totally control my high blood pressure with two items. One is a prescription from my nurse practitioner for 300 mg Irbesartan, a generic form of Avapro. I had used Avapro for some time with no noticeable side effects and the generic...

  • Facebook
  • LinkedIn
1 Star2 Stars3 Stars4 Stars5 Stars (5 votes, average: 3.40 out of 5)
Loading ... Loading ...
Read More »
Comments »

Natural, Non-toxic Alternatives to Treating Hypertension – Natural Ace Inhibitors by D. Carestia

Last week we talked in depth about natural diuretics. For me, the combination of celery juice, melons and other diuretic foods, and especially the supplements of Dandelion Leaf, Parsley, and...

  • Facebook
  • LinkedIn
1 Star2 Stars3 Stars4 Stars5 Stars (38 votes, average: 4.45 out of 5)
Loading ... Loading ...
Read More »
Comments »

#78 Diet free Dieting

A number of doctors have over the years understood that dieting was actually bad for the health.  Indeed, they realized that each time a person dieted, when they went off the diet, they regained the weight they lost and usually put on more.  This yo-yo...

  • Facebook
  • LinkedIn
1 Star2 Stars3 Stars4 Stars5 Stars (1 votes, average: 4.00 out of 5)
Loading ... Loading ...
Read More »
Comments »