High Blood Pressure Tips & Treatments : Calculating Resting Heart Rate

High Blood Pressure Tips & Treatments : Calculating Resting Heart Rate

We talked about needing to figure out what your intensity of aerobic exercise will be. For beginners, you can just use the simple brisk walking technique; where you are still able to carry on a conversation, but you’re having a brisk breathing sensation. Another way to do it is to actually calculate your target heart …

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High Blood Pressure Tips & Treatments : What Is Blood Pressure?

High Blood Pressure Tips & Treatments : What Is Blood Pressure?

We want to talk about what blood pressure is. Blood pressure is divided into systolic pressure, and diastolic pressure, and those pressures represent different aspects of the cardiac cycle. When you get your recording, you may get 120/80. That top number is your systolic pressure, and the bottom number is your diastolic pressure, and what …

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High Blood Pressure Tips & Treatments : Calcium Rich Food for High Blood Pressure

High Blood Pressure Tips & Treatments : Calcium Rich Food for High Blood Pressure

We talked about the “DASH” diet being high in low fat dairy, fruits, vegetables, grains, nuts, and all these things. Now I want to look specifically at what aspects of the diet might be affecting physiology. One thing that we can deduce from this diet is that calcium component is actually important, because calcium actually …

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High Blood Pressure Tips & Treatments : Exercising to Achieve Target Heart Rate

High Blood Pressure Tips & Treatments : Exercising to Achieve Target Heart Rate

Hi, I’m Dr. Terranella. In this part of the video, we’re going to be talking about taking the patient to the target heart rate. As we said earlier; the way that we calculate that intensity is 220 minus the age, minus the resting heart rate, and then you multiply your intensity. If you want 60% …

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High Blood Pressure Tips & Treatments : Why Is Blood Pressure Important?

High Blood Pressure Tips & Treatments : Why Is Blood Pressure Important?

We talked about what blood pressure is, and how blood pressure fits into the JNC guidelines. A little bit later we’ll be talking about how to appropriately treat high blood pressure with diet and exercise, but first we want to talk about why you actually want to change your blood pressure; who really cares? What’s …

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High Blood Pressure Tips & Treatments : Why Is Blood Pressure Important?

We talked about what blood pressure is, and how blood pressure fits into the JNC guidelines. A little bit later we’ll be talking about how to appropriately treat high blood pressure with diet and exercise, but first we want to talk about why you actually want to change your blood pressure; who really cares? What’s …

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High Blood Pressure Tips & Treatments : Potassium Rich Food for High Blood Pressure

High Blood Pressure Tips & Treatments : Potassium Rich Food for High Blood Pressure

Okay so now we want to talk about the potassium aspects as related to the Dash diet. What researchers also found was that using foods high in potassium actually lowered the blood pressure as well, because this was an aspect of the Dash diet. These are some fruits that are actually high in potassium. And …

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High Blood Pressure Tips & Treatments : Role of High Blood Pressure in Arterial Sclerosis

High Blood Pressure Tips & Treatments : Role of High Blood Pressure in Arterial Sclerosis

Now we want to look at the role of arterial sclerosis in blood pressure, or how high blood pressure can promote arterial sclerosis. Basically, when you’re taking about high blood pressure creating arterial sclerosis it’s that shearing force that we know when you squeeze down on a water hose that has water coming out of …

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High Blood Pressure Tips & Treatments : Calculating Target Heart Rate

High Blood Pressure Tips & Treatments : Calculating Target Heart Rate

Now, we’re ready to calculate your target heart rate. Here is the actual calculation. Target Heart Rate; THR. You’re going to take 220 minus your age, and you’re going to get a number there. You’re going to subtract your resting heart rate that we did in the earlier video, and you’re going to get a …

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