Bringing Down Your Blood Pressure

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The good news about high blood pressure: You can usually get it under control.

In fact, with some lifestyle changes, you could be rid of it altogether. The very bad news: if it stays high, it can be life-threatening. The other bit of bad news is that you may have absolutely no idea you have it. Because until it becomes life-threatening, there are usually no symptoms at all.

 So, if you haven’t had your blood pressure checked in the past year, that’s your first order of health business.

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 Bringing Down Your Blood Pressure

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Working Out with Heart Disease

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If you have coronary heart disease (CHD) in which the arteries leading to the heart have narrowed, another form of heart disease, or have had a heart attack, you might feel a little skittish about exercise.

Could it strain your heart too much?

It’s a legitimate concern, so make sure you check with your doctor, and read this article.

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Working Out with Heart Disease

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Don’t Let Your Head Hurt Your Heart

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Are you having a hard time coping? Feel like you’ve lost control over your finances, family duties or other important areas of your life?

Depressed?

If stress and emotional distress have become a way of life (instead of short-term and temporary), you may be setting yourself up for heart disease and other physical ailments.

And if you already have heart disease, a difficult emotional environment can sap motivation to make those all-important lifestyle changes, like exercising and eating more nutritiously.

 

Don’t Let Your Head Hurt Your Heart

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