Demystifying Blood Pressure: High Blood Pressure is a silent killer. Most people don't realize they have it until their first heart attack or stroke. Don't let this happen to yourself or a loved one. Take care of your health today. Visit http://www.livingwellconnections for tips and healthy habits.
Very Important. From A Cardiac Specialist! Drinking water at a certain time maximizes its effectiveness on the body. The correct time to drink water: 2 glasses of water after waking up - helps activate internal organs 1 glass of water 30 minutes before a meal - helps digestion 1 glass of water before taking a bath - helps lower blood pressure 1 glass of water before going to bed - avoids stroke or heart attack
If you suffer from high blood pressure (hypertension), or consume a diet which places you at risk for developing high blood pressure, you are at risk for experiencing heart attacks and strokes as well as kidney failure. Most people have high blood pressure and don’t even know it until they get a heart attack or stroke!
The U.S. Food Drug Administration recommends that healthy adults limit their sodium intake to 2,300 mg a day—the equivalent of 1 teaspoon of salt. Too much salt in the diet can lead to high blood pressure, which increases your risk of heart disease. For our heart patients, however, we like to set an even lower intake of less than 2,000 mg of sodium a day. Here are some tips for cutting the sodium from your diet and making smart food choices for a healthy heart and lifestyle.