START A PETITION 25,136,189 members: the world's largest community for good
START A PETITION
x

tag: hypertension

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…

9 comments

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.…

10 comments

HBP and Lifestyle Precautions

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

add a comment

High Blood Pressure Facts

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

21 comments

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.…

add a comment

HBP and Weather

Did you know that a change in season can cause a change in blood pressure? Well, if you didn't, you may want to watch this video so you know what to do when the weather changes.…

add a comment

Pulmonary Hypertension

Pulmonary hypertension can endanger your health when left untreated. Watch this video to find out what it is and what you have to do if you're diagnosed with it.…

add a comment

6 Gluten-Free Grains to Add to Your Diet

Whether you're sensitive to gluten or just wanting to eat less of it, here are 6 gluten-free grains that offer many health benefits: Brown Rice Unlike white rice, brown rice is high in fiber and…

76 comments

The Health Hazards of a Fast Food Diet

Photo Courtesy Of:  iStockphoto/Thinkstock If you value your health, you would be wise to avoid fast food restaurants at all costs. Not only does the fast food diet promote high cholesterol, hyp…

74 comments

Dangerous Vitamin D Supplement Mistake

Photo Courtesy Of:  BananaStock/Thinkstock Drisdol is the synthetic form of vitamin D2; the form of vitamin D typically prescribed by doctors. But this is not the type produced by your body in r…

83 comments

meet our writers

Laura B.

Laura is a Care2 Causes Senior Editor. She graduated from Pitzer College with Honors in English and World Literature and a minor in Music. She’s... more

people are talking

Janice T., if you get meat from a local source that makes sure the animals were free-ranged and graz…

MY HEART IS FULL OF JOY I GIVE THANKS TO GOD ALMIGHTY AND DR ANU HE SENT TO MAKE SMILE ON MY FACE. …

I have never had to deal with it, but thank you for the reminder.:)

有 難 う

Thank you for sharing.Very informative.