Hormone Replacement Therapy – HRT

It is recommended that all women being treated with Hormone Replacement Therapy (HRT) have their blood pressure monitored at regular intervals

Hormone Replacement TherapyA recent study indicated that blood pressure does not increase significantly with hormone replacement therapy in most women with and without high blood pressure, hypertension.

However, a few women may experience a rise in blood pressure attributable to oestrogen therapy.

Therefore, it is recommended that all women treated with hormone replacement therapy have their blood pressure monitored more frequently after such therapy is started. Discuss this with your health professional, and arrange to have your blood pressure monitored at regular intervals.

Issues for Women – continued:

High Blood Pressure, or Hypertension
Controlling high blood pressure helps to lower risk of heart attack and stroke by about 30 percent…

Oral Contraceptives
Women using oral contraceptives usually experience a very small increase in both systolic and diastolic blood pressure …

Pregnancy
Although many pregnant women with high blood pressure have healthy babies without serious problems, high blood pressure can be dangerous for both the mother and the fetus …

Preventing Problems During Pregnancy
If you are thinking about having a baby and you have high blood pressure, talk with your health professional first …

Preeclampsia
Preeclampsia is a condition that is primarily caused by increased blood pressure and protein in the mother’s urine. Unfortunately, there is no single test to predict or diagnose preeclampsia …

Benefits of Weight Loss
Being overweight is a risk factor for health problems such as diabetes, high blood pressure, high cholesterol and triglycerides, arthritis, gall bladder disease, gynecologic problems, some cancers, and even lung problems …

You owe it to yourself and loved one’s to learn more about the cause of high blood pressure, and how to manage blood pressure naturally.

Do You Have High Blood Pressure?

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In this book, Dr David Lovell-Smith describes how his patients successfully used diet, lifestyle changes, and Transcendental Meditation to bring their blood pressure down.

This book offers new hope and insight for those with high blood pressure but it is not for hypertensives alone. The knowledge which Dr Lovell-Smith presents in his book is timely and relevant, and its exposition is long overdue.

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