Health and Disease

Your Blood Pressure

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Blood Pressure

Controlling your blood pressure cuts your risk of heart disease and stroke 50%,

Plus it slashes your risk of dementia 33% or more. To help keep your blood pressure in check try,

Relaxing your arteries with homemade trail mix

Combining equal parts of roasted soy nuts and your favorite dried fruits, such as raisins, dates and apricots, then eating ½ cup daily can cut your blood pressure as much as 10% in eight weeks. Soy nuts are packed with artery relaxing compounds called isoflavones and dried fruit is rich in potassium as essential minerals that calms your nervous system

Preventing stress trigger surges in blood pressure.

Mineral remedy

Any number of supplements can help lower your blood pressure but none do it as effectively and economically as magnesium. Simply taking 400 to 450mg daily can trim eight points off your blood pressure in eight weeks. Magnesium acts like a natural calcium blocker, plus it helps keeps your blood pressure elastic and healthy.

If you need help controlling your blood pressure contact us at

Health and Wellness Associates

312-972-WELL

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