High Blood Pressure: Exercise is the Right Medicine

 

An exercise program that gets physically inactive people more active could decrease the prevalence of high blood pressure (hypertension) by 4 percent to 6 percent.

Below are the latest articles from solid sources that describe how physical exercise is beneficial for those with high blood pressure..

Exercising with high blood pressure – Philly.com (blog)

http://news.google.com Wed, 06 Nov 2013 15:05:20 GMT

Philly.com (blog)Exercising with high blood pressurePhilly.com (blog)So if you have high blood pressure, what can you do to get it down? Eating a healthy diet and exercising are a great start. But, depending on the height of your blood pressure, ther …

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Sorry, studies indicate manual work on the job does not bestow the same benefits as vigorous workouts. Read why below.

Vigorous workouts, but not work, tied to blood pressureHigh Blood

http://www.health.am Fri, 18 Oct 2013 01:17:34 GMT

Exercising for fun may lower the risk of High Blood Pressure, but heavy lifting on the job does not offer the same benefit, according to a new review of the evidence. Researchers looking at studies that followed nearly 137,000 

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High Blood Pressure and Exercise

Did you know you could control your blood pressure with physical activity? Well, you can! In fact, it’s one of the most important steps you can take to control…

 

Physical Activity and High Blood Pressure Risk—Does it Matter

http://nkfpressurepoint.wordpress.com Fri, 25 Oct 2013 18:49:17 GMT

The study found that recreational exercise for four hours each week was linked to a 19 percent lower risk of developing high blood pressure. But the health benefit did not extend to those who had similar levels of physical 

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High Blood Pressure and Exercise

Did you know you could control your blood pressure with physical activity? Well, you can! In fact, it’s one of the most important steps you can take to contr…

And to summarize, nurse Denice Valentine-Boone makes it clear

Managing Your Blood Pressure | Exercise

Did you know you could control your blood pressure with physical activity? Well, you can! In fact, it's one of the most important steps you can take to control your blood pressure and prevent heart disease, while at the same time gaining many other health benefits.

Hypertension, also known as high blood pressure, is the most common primary diagnosis in America. It is one of the major risk factors for heart disease and stroke, and the first and third leading causes of death in the United States. Lifestyle changes such as choosing fruits and vegetables, medication management, and increasing your activity can go a long way in controlling high blood pressure.

 

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I’m Kriss Brooks and I’ve been in the fitness field for many years, actually, my entire life! Fitness is my passion and fitness is my life.

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