A normal blood pressure is less than 120/80. High blood pressure is 140/90 or higher. Here are little-known facts about high blood pressure or hypertension, plus some natural treatments for lowering your blood pressure.
Specific Health Conditions
Have you or someone you know recently received a doctor's diagnosis? You probably have a lot of questions. Get tips & advice from others who've been in your shoes! Here, real people are sharing their personal experiences with specific health conditions -- to help others who are going through the same thing. You'll find everything from autism, allergies, Lyme disease, shingles and diabetes to PTSD, stress, anxiety, and panic attacks -- even sleep issues, low blood pressure, high blood pressure, and much more.
There have been some changes recently in the way that Diabetes is diagnosed. See details here. Besides using the Glycemic Index Chart provided here to pick & choose your foods, you can also try a number of tasty Diabetic recipes. You will need some good diabetic testing supplies too.
I’ve had to deal with carpal tunnel for years and I’ve tried many carpal tunnel syndrome treatment options. My mother has struggled with it for years, and she recently went through the carpal tunnel syndrome surgery. So I am very familiar with this condition. Here’s my $.02 on surgery for carpal tunnel and other carpal tunnel treatments.
High blood pressure is the Silent Killer that victimizes thousands every year. Your diet is often part of the problem. By eliminating excessive fat and salt and eating more fruits and vegetables you can lower your blood pressure and live a healthier life.
I’ve been living with Lyme Disease in Tennessee for years now. Here’s my story — how I got Lyme Disease from a tick bite and the Lyme Disease rash that followed. Plus, a little about the Lyme Disease movie that had a huge impact on me, a list of people in Nashville Tennessee with Lyme Disease, and a little about Lyme Disease doctors in Nashville Tennessee.
After being diagnosed with Lyme Disease, my symptoms went away for 1 year and then returned with a vengeance. See the meds my doctor prescribed right away, what my first official round of Lyme Disease treatment was like, and how my Lyme Disease symptoms changed after beginning treatment for Lyme Disease.
As much as I wish I could speak for my Autistic niece Shelby… I can’t. And as much I wish I could scream and shout for all of the injustices that she and her parents have had to deal with on a daily basis… that wouldn’t do any good either. So, from my faraway corner of the world, I find peace and satisfaction when I can share some of the specific things that have helped to clarify things for me a bit. Or have helped me find an even greater sense of hope for Shelby’s future.
They have determined that we are ALL autistic to some degree. Personally, I am glad to know that. Because it means the people I know who have been labeled by the professionals as ‘autistic’ are really not that different from you and me. See what your autism quotient is here…
Do you know someone who is a whiz with numbers? What about mathematical equations? Do you see numbers differently than most people? Then you’ve got to read this article about Daniel Tammet, who gives us a behind-the-scenes look at how an ‘autistic savant’ functions.
We have a 5-year-old niece who is Autistic. With years of help from the Cleveland Clinic, she has made dramatic improvements — and she continues to do so, on a daily basis. But I changed my way of thinking about Autism last Christmas when Jim’s parents shared with everyone a photocopied list of ’10 Things Every Child With Autism Wishes You Knew’.
What it’s like to have blood pressure issues — including why my doctor says my numbers fluctuate so much all the time. They say there are no signs or symptoms that you have hypertension or high blood pressure. I say baloney. Here’s how my body changes when my blood pressure is high.
Here’s a lengthy summary about my passionate search to educate myself about Autism.
If you have weakness in your hand or wrist, and your hand or wrist becomes easily fatigued after a certain amount of time at the computer, then you may be experiencing early signs of RSI — Repetitive Strain Injury. RSI is the underlying problem behind carpal tunnel syndrome.