Health & Nutrition : How to Interpret a Blood Pressure Reading

My name is Christine Marquette and I’m a registered dietitian with the Austin Regional clinic and I’m going to talk to you about how to interpret a blood pressure reading. Blood pressure readings are typically placed into four categories. Normal, pre hypertension, stage one hypertension and stage two hypertension. The top number is called your systolic blood pressure, what’s considered […]

Healthy Moments: Heart Disease and Diabetes

[MUSIC: IN] February is Heart Month – and not just because of Valentine’s Day. Hi, I’m Dr. Griffin Rodgers, Director of the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases at NIH. In the U.S., about 600,000 people die of heart disease each year, so this is a good time to think about your heart and learn what puts […]

Table Salt vs. Himalayan Salt: Which Is Better?

Hey, guys. Dr. Josh Axe here. Welcome to “Ancient Medicine Today.” On today’s episode, I’m going to be talking about the difference between table salt, sea salt, and Himalayan salt. This is a question I get all the time. You might be surprised by some of the answers because I’ve heard a lot of people say over the years salt […]

Natural Solutions for High Blood Pressure – Podcast #117

Dr. Justin Marchegiani: Hey, there! It’s Dr. Justin. Evan, how are you doing today, man? It’s almost Christmas. December 23rd here, really excited for the holidays. How you doin’? Evan Brand: I’m as excited as you are. Dr. Justin Marchegiani: Great! So the question is have you been a good boy this year? Evan Brand: I’m on—I’m on the good […]

5 Types Of Food That Help Lower Your Blood Pressure

5 Types Of Food That Help Lower Your Blood Pressure Blood pressure refers to the pressure that the flow of your blood exerts against the walls of the arteries within your body. When the pressure is too high, this causes hypertension to occur, which can damage the walls of your blood vessels and lead to numerous health-related complications such as […]

Symptoms and Complications of Hypertension with Farzana Khan, MD

(dramatic music) – [Narrator] Health Break is brought to you by Capital Regional Medical Center, the regions fastest ER wait times. – Hypertension, or high blood pressure, affects one in four Americans, and if elevated enough, requires immediate treatment. Doctor Farzana Khan describes the symptoms of a hypertensive emergency. – Headache, severe headache, chest pain, shortness of breath, nose bleeds, […]