8 Weeks to Lower Blood Pressure: Take the pressure off your heart without the use of prescription drugs (Paperback)
  • 8 Weeks to Lower Blood Pressure: Take the pressure off your heart without the use of prescription drugs (Paperback)

8 Weeks to Lower Blood Pressure: Take the pressure off your heart without the use of prescription drugs (Paperback)

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Published: 06/09/2007
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High blood pressure is one of the biggest killers in the UK today: it is a major factor in causing heart disease, stroke, peripheral vascular disease and renal failure. About 3 in every 10 adults in England have high blood pressure. Among people in their 60s, about 6 out of 10 have high blood pressure, and among people in their 70s, 7 out of 10 people have it.

In 8 Weeks to Lower Blood Pressure internationally-respected author Robert Kowalski provides vital information on recognising the risks of high blood pressure and lays out lifestyle advice, heart-friendly exercise programmes and tempting recipes that will help you to reduce your blood pressure in just eight weeks.

Some tips include:
- Put a heaped teaspoon of potassium into every saucepan of boiling water you use when you are cooking vegetables or pasta or rice
- Grape seed extract in just one small capsule a day, is sufficient to lower blood pressure by 7 or 8 points. It is just as effective as prescription drugs, without the side effects, is inexpensive and easy to do
- Even cocoa powder can lower blood pressure by 4-6 points

With special considerations for men, women, children and diabetics, as well as the truth on salt and sodium intake, this book could add years to your life and help you to decrease your prescription drug dosage - or even go without them all together.

Publisher: Ebury Publishing
ISBN: 9780091917302
Number of pages: 336
Weight: 331 g
Dimensions: 216 x 135 x 24 mm


Written in easy-to-read language, this book offers a way to lower blood pressure in just eight weeks without prescription drugs - Good Medicine

The book is exceptional in its clarity and depth. I would recommend it to anyone with a tendency to hypertension. - Dr Charles Keenan, Associate Professor of Family Practice, UCLA

This book presents simple answers to the questions that arise when people take charge of their own health in partnership with their physician. - Dr Calvin Ezrin, author of Your Fat Can Make You Thin

...offers a comprehensive, nutritionally sound, and easily accessible guide to lowering one's blood pressure safely and effectively. - Kristen Caron, MA, MFT, author of The Everyday Meal Planner for Type 2 Diabetes

Robert Kowalski is...revolutionizing the way we think about the non-pharmaceutical treatment of this important risk factor for heart disease. This well-written, concise book is a must-read for every person suffering from or treating high blood pressure. - Dr Paul Dougherty, Professor of Medicine, UCLA

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