The silent killer
Over 78 million people in America suffers from high blood pressure which places them at risk for cardiovascular disease and stroke and heart attack.
What is hypertension?
- In order to maintain adequate blood circulation there must be a certain amount of pressure. The normal blood pressure should be 120/80mmHg. Hypertension occurs when systolic blood pressure is at greater than 140mm Hg or diastolic blood pressure is at or greater than 90 mmHG
- For clients older than 60 years blood pressure should be less than 150/90. When blood pressure exceeds 180 or above for the top number and 120 for the bottom number indicates hypertensive crisis a medical emergency.
- Family history
- Excessive sodium intake
- Physical inactivity
- High Alcohol consumption
- African American
- Age greater than 60 postmenopausal
- Kidney disease
- Arterial plaque and poor ventilation.
- Asymptomatic (shows no symptoms)
- Facial flushing
- Retinal changes, visual disturbances
- Heart failure
- Myocardial infarction
- Peripheral artery disease
- Vascular dementia
- Visual impairment and retinal hemorrhage
Life Style Changes
- Sodium intake
- Loose weight
- Avoid alcohol and caffeinated beverages
- Exercise 3 or 4 days for one hour
- Stop smoke
- Low potassium
- High fat diet (Animal Products)
- Juice Diet for 3 to six days
- Apple and water fast
- 3 days water fast
- Colon cleansing
- Consume garlic daily (3 Cloves twice a day, you can put in the salad or on toast)
- Garlic enema 3 times a day (1 large clove garlic in 1 cup of water and inject it into the rectum.
- Linden tea
- Hawthorne berries
- Foods high in potassium such as legumes, pears, squash and pumpkin seeds
- Olive oil
- Omega 3 fatty acids
- Grapefruit, grapes
- Cayenne Pepper
- Magnesium, potassium and calcium
- Oats, millet, rye and buck wheat
- Supplements Kyolic garlic, COq10, and L-Arginine
3 John: 2 Beloved, I wish above all things that thou mayest prosper and be in health, even as thy soul prospereth.