Resolving High Blood Pressure
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My blood pressure was high and my heart beat was irregular, I was usually tired and I often had stomach aches that woke me up at night. Thank you for helping me address all this. The blood pressure is normal and my energy has improved. The stomach aches have stopped. Even the irregular heart beat is almost gone. —HR
My chiropractor suggested that I come and do an evaluation with Dr. Greg. High blood pressure runs in my family. I thought there were no alternatives that would control it except medication. For the past 7 years I have been taking Lisinopril. If I went one day without that medicine I would get pounding headaches. It was so bad that I wouldn’t be able to concentrate on the simplest tasks. After following Dr. Greg’s natural treatment plan for just two weeks my blood pressure has stably returned to normal. I have no more headaches and have worked with my MD who helped me taper completely off my medication. —DW
I had high blood pressure, and was urged by my MD to take prescription medicine. My HbA1C measure (which indicates average blood glucose levels and should range between 3.5-5.5% if you are not diabetic) was 6.5 so I was being pressured by the MD for that as well and actually given a prescription for bad cholesterol. These are all lifestyle issues, and I just needed to finally face up to that. But how to quickly reverse the damage? My MD was very concerned! After following Dr. Greg’s regimen my blood pressure is normal: 120/75-80! My HbA1C measure dropped to 5.2 and my cholesterol is now in line. —DC
"Have you ever wondered why a health problem becomes a ‘medical condition’? A problem becomes a ‘medical condition’ when a drug has been manufactured to treat the symptoms."
—Judith DeCava, CNC
|Did you know that one of three people in the United States has hypertension—the medical word that means high blood pressure? |
Generally speaking, if your blood pressure measures 120/80 to 140/80 it is called "pre-hypertension" and anything above 140/80 is generally diagnosed as hypertension. The top number (called "systolic") is the pressure measured when your heart contracts. The bottom number (called "diastolic") is the measure when the heart is resting between beats.
If your blood pressure is very high, you are at serious risk of additional heart problems and even stroke.
Why do so many people have high blood pressure? Did you know that one common risk factor for high blood pressure is weight? And obesity is commonly linked with blood sugar imbalances?
Polluted air and toxic substances also contribute to high blood pressure and hardening of the arteries.
Here’s one connection: Sugar-type foods and grains, even whole, organic grains, rapidly break down to sugars. Foods like breads, pasta, rice, and cereal, in addition to being processed and un-nourishing, start a blood glucose surge followed by an insulin surge that allows the glucose to enter your cells. The kidneys force higher blood pressure. Unused glucose is carried to the liver which then makes more fatty acids and cholesterol. Your body begins to store fat. Do nothing and eventually the body becomes resistant to its insulin and this can lead to adult onset, or type II, diabetes, "metabolic syndrome," and in women menstrual/menopausal disorders.
Unfortunately, today’s diet, and especially the "anti-food" being promoted to children, is a direct path to this complex set of dysfunctions.
Compound this with a build up of toxic substances in our bodies. Plastics, heavy metals, fertilizers, fungus and yeast, and especially food additives and medications all contribute to the "hyperinflamed" state that is connected with metabolic imbalances.
It is vital to take immediate action and lower very high blood pressure. Doesn’t it make sense to see what exactly is causing it to be high and fix that?
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