Health Basics - Blood Pressure
Blood Pressure Information
Many people on low carb diets are overweight - they are using the low carb lifestyle to get down to a healthy weight level. High blood pressure often results from being overweight. Learn more about your blood pressure here!
Blood Type and Diet
You might wonder just how real a blood type diet could be. Isn't blood type a fairly meaningless thing, outside of blood transfusions? Interestingly, your blood type does actually affect your health.
Diastolic and Systolic
It's very important to understand how your blood pressure works. Your heart's pumping is made up of diastolic and systolic pressures.
Finger Pulse Oximeter
Your blood carries oxygen to your vital organs, your brain, and other parts of your body. A finger pulse oximeter lets you track your pulse and your oxygen levels with an easy fingertip device - no blood needed! It simply uses pulses of light.
Foods which Help Lower Blood Pressure
There are many foods which are shown to help lower blood pressure. Be sure to include these in your healthy diet!
Freestyle Freedom Blood Glucose Monitor
If you're looking to keep an eye on your blood sugar levels, we found success with the Freestyle Freedom blood glucose monitoring system.
Healthy Blood Pressure Chart
Is your blood pressure healthy? Just how does your blood pressure compare to people in your age group? Check these charts and find out!
Healthy Blood Sugar Levels
A key concern for many low carbers is blood sugar levels. One of the most important aspects of a low carb diet is to equalize your blood sugar levels.
Hemoglobin Saturation is in essence the amount of oxygen our blood is carrying around to our brain, our organs, and other vital parts of our body. High altitude and other situations can compromise the amount of oxygen our blood brings.
High Blood Pressure Dangers
High blood pressure is defined by WHO as a blood pressure of 160/95 or higher. Learn more about high blood pressure and how to help remedy it.
Low Blood Pressure Dangers - Hypotension
Low blood pressure is known as hypotension. It is in essence the opposite of high blood pressure, and happens when the heart does not need to do much work at all to push blood.
Lowering your Diastolic Pressure
Many people are trying to lower their blood pressure - and their diastolic number in particular. Here are some suggestions on how to get your diastolic number to be lower.
Meditation Helps Lower Blood Pressure
Numerous studies have shown that meditating can bring down blood pressure levels. Meditation can be done pretty much anywhere, and is free!
Playing Music Reduces Stress
Numerous studies have shown a clear link between music and lowering of stress and blood pressure. What's interesting is that all types of music seem to work.
Proper Sleep Lowers Blood Pressure
If you want to lower your blood pressure, getting a proper sleep each night is critical. Here are tips on getting that sleep.
Vascular System, Arteries and Low Carb
The low carb eating system is about lowering your sugar intake. How does a low carb diet affect your vascular system - your arteries and veins?
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