High Blood Pressure
    About 35 million Americans have high blood pressure.  An estimated 15 million are not aware that they are hypertensive and of the people who do know that they have a problem.  Because high blood pressure usually causes no symptoms until complications develop, it is known as the "silent killer". Warning signs associated with high blood pressure  or hypertension may include headaches, sweating, rapid pulse, shortness of breath, dizziness, and visual disturbances.  Some risk factors are smoking, stress, obesity, excessive use of stimulants such as coffee, tea, drug abuse and high sodium intake.  Elevated blood pressure is also common with people that are overweight.  Blood pressure can be controlled with proper exercise and proper medication.
Nutrients:
Calcium:  1,500 -3,00 mg daily, Deficiencies have been linked to high blood pressure.
Magnesium: 750-1,000 mg daily, Deficiencies have been linked to high blood pressure.
Potassium:  As directed on label, If you are taking cortisone or hbp meds take extra to counteract depletion of this mineral.
COQ10:  As directed on label. Improves heart function.
Garlic: 2 capsules 3 times daily.  Important for circulation and for lowering blood pressure.
Selenium::  200 mcg daily. Deficiency has been linked to heart disease.
Vitamin E: Start with 100 IU daily and add 100 IU daily each month until you reach 400 IU daily.
Herbs: 
Rosemary: Fights free radicals, promotes circulation, improves circulation to the brain. Good for headaches and high blood pressure, circulatory problems. Caution:  Should not be used during pregnancy.
Hawthorn berries: Dilutes the coronary blood vessels, lower cholesterol levels, and restores heart muscle, Useful for anemia, cardiovascular and circulatory problems, high cholesterol and lowered immunity.
Parsley: Contains a substance that prevents the multiplication of tumor cells. good for high blood pressure, indigestion, kidney disease, obesity and prostate disorders. 
Valerian Root:good for calming the nerves, Improves circulation, acts as a sedative, good for anxiety, high blood pressure, nervousness, pain, spasms, stress and ulcers..
Green Tea: Protects against cancer, lowers cholesterol levels, reduces clotting tendency of blood, Also help as a weight loss, helps regulate blood sugar and insulin levels. Cautions: Green Tea:   Should not be used in large quantities during pregnancy or while nursing. Persons with anxiety disorder or irregular heart beat should limit their intake of no than 2 cups per day.
Recommendations: Lower you salt intake, eat a high fiber diet, eat plenty of fruits, drink fresh live juices, eat grains like brown rice, buckwheat, millet, and oats.  Drink distilled water, take 2 tablespoons of flaxseed oil daily. Eat skinless chicken, and broiled white fish, or turkey. Keep your weight down, Fast for 2/3 days using only juices.  Fasting helps detoxify the body. Use a lot of cayenne pepper when cooking food. Helps improve circulation and digestion and helps prevent ulcers.  We also have Herbal Teas for detoxification.
Avoid:  All animal fats, red meat, avoid foods such as aged cheeses, aged meats, etc. Get light to moderate exercise. Be sure to get enough sleep or rest. Do not  take antihistamines except under a physician's care. Avoid artificial sweetness.
Directions:   Place 1 tea bag or 1-2 teaspoons of herbs in a glass container containing a cup of water.  Strain through a strainer or you can strain through a paper towel or use a tea ball. You can also use a coffee maker,  I always like to use a strainer because you can get some of the smaller pieces which gives the tea more strength and you can ingest more medicinal properties into your body..
The Federal Drug Administration has not evaluated any of these statements.  None of the products or herbs are intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any type of ailments or diseases. Always consult your healthcare provider or physician.
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