Women With High Blood Pressure

The Good news: it has been estimated that three out of four women with high blood pressure know they have it

Women With High Blood PressureThe Bad news:  for women with high blood pressure is that fewer than one in three are doing anything about it. AND, it has been estimated that more than half of all the woman alive today will die of heart disease.

High Blood pressure, or hypertension, is one of the leading risk factors for heart attacks. Some experts consider it an indication that blockage of the arteries is already present.

Unfortunately, nearly half of all women over fifty-five have hypertension, by age sixty-five, that proportion rises to 60 percent. Controlling high blood pressure helps to lower risk of heart attack and stroke by about 30 percent, but to do this, most patients need to be on blood pressure medication for life.

Vedic Meditation and Your Blood Pressure

There is some good news for women with high blood pressure, especially, those who want to avoid or reduce their dependence on medication. Vedic Meditation can be very effective at lowering blood pressure.

Vedic Meditation can lowers blood pressure by about as much as taking a blood pressure medication: by about ten points systolic and six points diastolic.

Vedic Meditation is good not only for your heart but for disease prevention in general.

The regular practice of Vedic Meditation strengthens the body’s inner intelligence in a holistic and integrated way, leading to healthier, more balanced functioning not only in the cardiovascular system but in the immune system, central nervous system, and probably other systems of the body as well.

Issues for Women – Continued:

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

Pregnancy
Many pregnant women with high blood pressure have healthy babies without serious problems. However, 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 …

Hormone Replacement Therapy
A recent study indicated that blood pressure does not increase significantly with hormone replacement therapy in most women with and without high blood pressure. However …

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 in women.  And how to manage blood pressure naturally.

Do You Have High Blood Pressure?

book_cover_front_100_hr_aThen you need to read this book, by New Zealand author, Dr. David Lovell-Smith.

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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