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Blood Pressure: The Medications and the Natural
If you take blood
pressure medications to address hypertension, you will
need to take a blood pressure lowering drug for the
rest of your life. These medications do not change the
underlying reason that the blood pressure is high and
so you have to take the medications continuously for
them to work.
drugs are attempting to address the reason for hypertension, which is the small smooth muscles inside your arteries
that tense up. When these muscles tense up, the
arteries become narrower, more rigid and less
flexible. These medications will lower pressure by
slowing your heart beat, or interfering with nerve
impulses to your arteries, or removing water from your
body, or blocking biochemical reactions, or preventing
calcium from entering the cells that make up the walls
of your arteries.
Pressure medications alter basic body functions not
only in the blood vessels but other parts of the body
as well. Because
all of the body’s systems work together, these drugs
can create a wide array of side effects.
are different types of blood pressure medications.
Are used to control irregular heartbeats. These
drugs limit the ability of the heart to beat faster
and as a result they reduce the ability of the person
to or to physically respond to "fight or flight" during
an emergency. Fatigue
is a side effect.
Beta Blockers can increase the risk of type 2
blood pressure by decreasing certain substances in the
blood that tighten the blood vessels.
It will dilate the blood vessels so the blood
will flow more smoothly and the heart can pump blood
more effectively using less pressure.
Common side effects are violent cough,
dizziness, fatigue and flu like symptoms.
It can also produce a pounding or uneven heart
Stimulates the kidneys to flush excess fluid
and sodium out of the body.
Less blood volume allows the heart to move the
blood easier. Side effects are loss of potassium, dry mouth, dehydration
and raised blood sugar levels.
Calcium Channel blockers:
Keeps the blood vessels and heart from
absorbing calcium, which causes the blood vessels to
side effects are headache, nausea, constipation, rash,
dizziness and fluid retention.
certain nerve impulses to the blood vessels causing
the vessels to relax. Common side effects are low blood pressure, dizziness,
headache, pounding heartbeat, nausea, fatigue, fluid
retention and an increase of the cholesterol levels in
Cause the muscles in the blood vessels to
relax, preventing the muscles from tightening and the
walls of the blood vessels from narrowing.
Side effects are headache, nasal congestion,
chest pain, rapid heartbeat, pounding heartbeat, fluid
retention, fluid retention and dizziness.
It is often
recommended to take two or three of these drugs is recommended to be used
at the same time, which creates even more side effects
as a result of the chemical interactions between the
the underlying cause of the high blood pressure
pressure is affected by the small smooth muscles that
line the inside walls of your blood vessels, the
reason that these muscles tense up needs to be
The Reason: The loss of vital minerals by poor diet, nutritional
deficiencies, being overweight, alcohol and caffeine
in excess, emotional and physical stress and being
diabetic results in these small muscles tensing up.
It is the
replacement of vital minerals to your body that is
essential to the natural and effective control of
blood pressure by relaxing the blood vessels and
making them supple again.
vitamins and minerals your body is deficient in will
naturally relax the muscles, relax the blood vessels
and lower the blood pressure.
Magnesium is a
key mineral. The
body needs a proper balance of potassium, sodium and
the body is deficient in magnesium, the balance is
We can’t get enough magnesium in our food
supply as the soil is depleted of magnesium, and other
Thus, supplementing our diet with whole food
nutrients that will nourish the cells of your arteries
will naturally lower blood.
the needed supplements, we found the Blood
Vessel Support Formula
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