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Remedies For High Blood Pressure – Popping Pills or Something Else?

Remedies For High Blood Pressure – Popping Pills or Something Else?

The clock is ticking.

If you have been diagnosed with high blood pressure, the time to start dealing with it is now. The fact that you are reading this now tells me you are focused on taking care of your health. That is step one. Sitting idly by thinking it will not happen to you is so backward. Now you need to decide, a lifetime of prescription drugs or an alternative?

Six years ago I was in your boat. I went to the doctor to ask about knee pain. After checking my blood pressure, as they normally do when you go to the doctor, I was told that the knee pain was the least of my worries! My nurse actually went out and got another nurse to check my blood pressure a second time, just in case the extremely high readings she was seeing were false. The second nurse, and second readings echoed what she saw – levels so high I was at risk of a heart attack at any time.

That scared me near to death! I was not ready to leave this earth yet – and I was not even aware my blood pressure was that bad. Yes, I had a few extra pounds, probably did not eat the best all the time, but to have high blood pressure was actually a surprise. I wondered how many other people out there did not know they had high blood pressure, and were ticking time bombs.

My daughter had just been born, and the thought that she might not have a dad, made me very stressed and sad. I knew that I needed to take care of my high blood pressure for good. My doctor stressed how important it was that I got my health under control.

The doctor had given me some pills, little did I know that it meant I would have to take them for the rest of my life. I did not like the idea of being tied to a prescription medicine for life. And on top of that, they were not cheap. I had caused myself added expense each and every month for the rest of my life because I did not take care of my health.

Maybe your story is similar? Are you ready to leave behind your family and friends, and become another victim of heart disease?

I am pretty bad about remembering to take pills and wished that I could just avoid them all together. After doing a bunch of reading at the local bookstore, talking to other people with similar problems, and digging through tons of web sites on the internet, I came across some ready simple and easy-to-implement advice. With regular exercise, and a diet focused on foods that help reduce my high blood pressure, I was able lower my blood pressure down to 114/79! Trust me, the changes I needed to make to a healthier heart were not difficult.