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Buckwheat: 12 Reasons to Love the Unsung Superfood

Unrelated to wheat, buckwheat is actually not a grain at all, but a seed of a plant related to rhubarb.  As is often the case with seeds, buckwheat’s nutritional value surpasses grains.  Here are 10 r…

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Treating High Blood Pressure

High blood pressure, or hypertension, leads to serious consequences if you don't make an effort to lower it using diet, exercise and sometimes, medication. Watch this to find out what you have to do. …

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Complications of High Blood Pressure

Heart attacks occur when your arteries are clogged, but did you know that hypertension can cause that clogging? Find out why high blood pressure is "the silent killer."…

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Pulmonary Hypertension Treatment

Pulmonary hypertension is high blood pressure in the arteries that lead to your lungs. And just like high blood pressure, it requires treatment. Find out what medications will help.…

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Risk Factors of High Blood Pressure

Some people are more likely to develop high blood pressure than others. Find out if you're in the high-risk group. …

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Off-Limit Meds & Hypertension

If you have high blood pressure, there are some medications that are now off-limits to you because they can raise your blood pressure further. Watch this video to learn about the drugs you have to avo…

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What is High Blood Pressure?

High blood pressure means that your blood is flowing through your arteries too forcefully. But how does that lead to a heart attack? Find out.…

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HBP and Lifestyle Precautions

Certain lifestyle precautions come along with a diagnosis of hypertension, even if you're successfully managing it with medications.…

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High Blood Pressure Facts

Knowing the facts about high blood pressure can save your life. So why not brush up on them right now?…

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Common Illnesses & HBP

A cough. Sniffles. No big deal, right? Well, when you have high blood pressure, it can be a big deal, especially when it comes to treating such common illnesses. Find out why.…

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