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High blood pressure and functional medicine

The Functional Medicine Approach to High Blood Pressure

The Functional Medicine Approach to High Blood Pressure One common test that people have when they visit their doctor for a checkup is measurement of their blood pressure. Understanding High Blood Pressure Blood pressure measurements determine the power that the heart uses to pump blood around your body. The reading is in two parts – …

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Atherosclerosis

Atherosclerosis: Causes, Symptoms, Risk Factors, Prevention and Treatment

Atherosclerosis: Causes, Symptoms, Risk Factors, Prevention and Treatment People over the age of 40 are more likely to develop cardiovascular issues as they grow older. In the USA alone more than 600,000 people die of heart disease each year and it costs the health service more than $219 billion annually.  Here we look at one …

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Blood pressure

Understanding Blood Pressure and Why It’s Important to Manage

Understanding Blood Pressure and Why It’s Important to Manage According to the CDC, nearly half of Americans suffer from high blood pressure, something which puts them at greater risk of heart disease and having a stroke.  In addition to this, there are nearly half a million deaths a year in the USA that can be …

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