Too Low Blood Pressure

Q&A: How to Put an End to Low Energy in the Afternoon

…problems by checking for Ragland’s sign (where your blood pressure drops when rising from a horizontal position to a standing position.) As a practical matter, if you feel dizziness, lightheadedness, or a blackout type sensation when you stand up too fast, that’s a sure sign of adrenal fatigue. Weak…

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Three Foods to Fight Metabolic Syndrome

…resistance syndrome,” is loosely defined as having any three of the following: abdominal obesity, high triglycerides, high fasting blood sugar levels, high blood pressure, or low HDL cholesterol. Individually, these conditions are problematic, but even more troubling in combination; you should be aware that…

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Iron Deficiency and Natural Treatments for Anemia

…show that you have the normal amount of RBCs but that they may be iron deficient. Iron gives the red color to blood, and an anemia of this type is called "hypochromic" anemia (hypo = low, chromic = color). Symptoms and Effects of Anemia Enough of the technical stuff for a minute. Let me show you how…

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The Many Benefits of Niacin

…. (Personally, I somewhat enjoy the sensation.) Niacin causes the blood vessels to dilate or open up near the skin, which results in a hot, tingling sensation accompanied by a red flushing of the skin. Generally, by starting with low amounts of niacin (50 to 100 mg a day) and gradually increasing the…

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Glutathione: A Key Substance for Aging Well

…-fighting blood cells called lymphocytes; * detoxifying external compounds like environmental pollutants and drugs; and * acting as an extremely powerful antioxidant, protecting cells against free radical damage. Given these essential functions of glutathione, it isn’t too surprising that low glutathione…

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Weight-Related Health Effects

…called Syndrome X, is loosely defined as having any three of the following: * Abdominal obesity, * High triglycerides, * High blood sugar, * High blood pressure, and * Low HDL cholesterol. It is a precursor to diabetes. In addition to an early warning sign of diabetes, metabolic syndrome can also be…

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Measuring Your Weight Loss Success

…diabetes. Numerous other studies have found that visceral fat, also known as abdominal fat, is closely associated with diabetes, high blood-fat levels, and high blood pressure. Based on this growing body of research about waist-to-hip ratio (WHR), the general recommendation has been for everyone to not worry…

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Natural Back Pain Treatment

…modified rolling pin, and it can provide quick relief of low back pain. It helps to alleviate spinal compression through self-performed acupressure. You simply lie on the floor and place the roller under your lower back (or wherever you want the pressure). The device relaxes the muscles by providing firm force…

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