Heart Disease

Heart Disease is a general term for many conditions related to the heart and its related arteries. Hypertension, coronary artery disease, congestive heart failure, stroke (cerebrovascular accident), and heart failure are just some examples of heart disease. We will begin discussing Hypertension.

The risk factors of untreated high blood pressure are stroke and heart disease, the first and third leading causes of death in the USA. One out of three adults—31.3% has high blood pressure. High blood pressure tends to be a familial condition of the heart and arteries.

Hypertension: can be deadly due to the lack of warning signs of impending elevated pressure in the arteries. Some begin to recognize the signs that their B/P may be elevated—this is usually after a diagnosis, and the signs may exhibit other health concerns or be vague. Therefore listening to your body and any abnormal signs are crucial with or without a family history of hypertension.

Normal blood pressure numbers: systolic: 120, diastolic 80

Prehypertension: systolic: 120-139, diastolic 80-89

High Blood Pressure: systolic: 140 or above, diastolic 90 or above There are ways to manage hypertension without the use of prescriptive medications which tend to have a myriad of side effects, including impotence, fatigue, etc. Our practitioners will assist you with
  • Diet and Nutrition changes
  • Selecting the most effective herbal and/or nutritional supplement to create equilibrium
  • Identification of possible allergens which may elevate B/P
  • Relaxation techniques which will be unique to each individual
  • An exercise plan