Lower High Blood Pressure With More Potassium-Rich Foods, Less Sugar


By Dr. Mercola Americans struggle with high levels of certain diseases like cardiovascular disease and related high blood pressure. In fact, the World Health Organization ranks this malady, also known as hypertension, as playing the leading role in heart disease.1 Conventional medicine says eating too much sodium is one cause of high blood pressure, but more studies are revealing that it’s actually an imbalance between your sodium intake and your potassium levels that may be the problem. According to one study: “Findings suggest that public health efforts directed toward increasing consumption of K+ [potassium]-rich natural foods would reduce BP [blood pressure] and, thus, cardiovascular and kidney disease.”2 Potassium deficiency, known as hypokalemia, can be so serious that it could be fatal. One sign that you may be deficient is high blood pressure, but other things to look for include: Fatigue Muscle weakness Abdominal pain and cramps Abnormal heart rhythms Muscle paralysis Potassi
http://articles.mercola.com/sites/articles/archive/2017/04/24/potassium-rich-foods-lower-blood-pressure.aspx

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