Heart Health

May is National Blood Pressure Month: How to Manage Your Blood Pressure

If you do find that you have high blood pressure, the first step is to consult with a trusted healthcare provider, who can put you on a plan to help manage this condition. Everyone is very different, so it’s important to discuss with your healthcare provider prior to starting to treat the condition on your own. In most cases, your healthcare provider will start by assessing your risk factors, your lifestyle, and your other health conditions....

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May is National Blood Pressure Month: Checking High Blood Pressure

In our last post, we ran down ways to prevent high blood pressure, as well as information on why blood pressure matters. In this post, we’ll discuss how you can actually check your own blood pressure as well as ways to manage the condition, should it affect you. What Does a Blood Pressure Reading Look Like? Before you dive into taking your own BP, you should know what you’re looking for. Blood pressure is written as two numbers. The first is...

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May is National Blood Pressure Month: Know Your BP

Do you know what your blood pressure usually hovers around? If you don’t, you’re not alone. Most of us don’t even think about our blood pressure, but having yours at a healthy level can mean a longer life and fewer health concerns. In the United States alone (according to the CDC), 67 million adults have high blood pressure – that’s 1 in every 3 adults. Sadly, only about half of those with high blood pressure have their condition under control....

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Live Life to the Fullest! Stay Heart Healthy!

Did you know that often the first sign of heart disease is sudden death? About 600,000 people die of heart disease each year , mostly from coronary artery disease. Heart disease is a leading cause of death year after year. The statistical spread over people of different races is fairly even, meaning that being of a certain nationality or background won’t save you. Death by heart disease can be fairly quick compared to death by cancer or...

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Five Keys To A Healthy Heart!

February is American Heart Awareness month. When people think of heart health they normally think of one thing, their cholesterol numbers. Having a healthy heart is more than cholesterol. What if you do have high numbers, what then? How do you lower those numbers? What constitutes a healthy heart? Health, no matter what organ we are talking about, is multifaceted. It is never just one thing that helps a person regain their health. It is the...

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Heart Healthy Support Supplements

You don’t have to wait to be diagnosed with high cholesterol, or have a strong family history of heart disease to take preventative action and care of your heart. If you find yourself living a sedentary lifestyle and not fitting exercise into your hectic schedule, the time to start taking care of your heart is now! A healthy heart is an intrigal component to your overall wellness. Here at OVitaminPro, we want to help guide you in caring for...

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