THE SILENT KILLER: HIGH BLOOD PRESSURE
High blood pressure is a contributor to cardiovascular disease, congestive heart failure, stroke, and kidney disease. But 95% of those with hypertension have no symptoms and have no idea of the danger they are facing. In this episode, discover:
--What range is considered to be high blood pressure. And which of the numbers (systolic or diastolic) is considered the most important.
--Why high blood pressure kills people and how many deaths per day are attributed to hypertension.
--How high blood pressure statistics differ based on sex and race. Plus, the risk factors for high blood pressure.
--The different kinds of high blood pressure and the treatments for hypertension.
--The problems with medical treatment of high blood pressure, such as the kidneys being worn out by the prescription drugs.
--How 70% of the contribution of hypertension comes from the kidneys. And why the Glomerular Filtration Rate (GFR) is a key number to be aware of for hypertension patients.
--How a chiropractic adjustment of the Atlas (the first vertebrae) has been shown to have a greater effect on balancing blood pressure than medication.
--Why acupuncture can oftentimes get someone's high blood pressure down immediately. And which herbals have been shown extremely effective for hypertension by strengthening the kidneys without the negative effects of pharmaceuticals.
--The 40 different Homeopathic options for helping high blood pressure that can be tested and individualized for each patient.
--The "very strong correlation" between vitamins, minerals, and hypertension.
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