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Self-Care Tips for Preventing and Reducing High Blood Pressure

High blood pressure, or hypertension, is a serious health condition that can lead to other serious problems, including heart attack and stroke. All too often, it is also undiagnosed. As a result, health officials estimate that millions of Americans have high blood pressure and don't realize it. Here are some simple yet powerful steps you can do to prevent high blood pressure from developing, and to reduce it if it already has developed.
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Do you suffer from indigestion? If so, your body might need help digesting the foods you eat. Oftentimes, this problem can be resolved by taking digestive enzymes with your meals. You can find a good digestive enzyme formula at your local health food store. Take one or more capsules (according to the label directions) at the start of every meal. If lack of enzymes are causing your digestion problems, you should experience relief within a few days. If your problems persist, however, see a Health Coach, because they may be symptoms of a more serious, underlying condition.

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Did you know that the calorie-burning benefits of aerobic exercise can be significantly increased by performing such exercises in the morning before you eat breakfast? It's true. Morning aerobic exercise before eating can burn as much as 100 or more additional calories per day compared to aerobic exercise performed at any other point of the day. The reason for this is because morning aerobic exercise also helps to increase your body's metabolism. Read more health tips...
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There are five parameters, or risk factors, that define Syndrome X, which is also known as Metabolic Syndrome, Reaves Syndrome, Insulin Resistance Syndrome, Dysmetabolic Syndrome, and "pre-diabetes." You must have three out of the five risk factors to be accurately diagnosed with Syndrome X. continued inside...

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