Blood Pressure

Prism Natural Health Blog


Hello everyone!

For my first post on Prism Natural Health Center’s blog, I have decided to discuss blood pressure.

First, a little definition of what blood pressure is measuring and what that can mean. Blood pressure is a measurement of the pressure of the blood against the walls of the blood vessels as it is pumped through the body by the heart. When this pressure is too high, it can contribute to significant health issues including strokes, cardiovascular disease, chronic kidney disease, and, if it gets very bad, it can be life threatening. These health issues are why your doctor wants to be very proactive when it comes to reducing blood pressure.

When blood pressure is too low, it can lead to dizziness, which can lead to fainting and falling. In emergency situations, bleeding leads to low blood pressure which can lead to shock or even death, though generally your…

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