High blood pressure, aka hypertension, can be just our body's coping mechanism for water shortage. You see, the body has a priority system for where it sends blood and therefore, water. It does this by opening and closing capillaries. In order of priority, the brain, lungs, liver, kidneys, and … [Read more...] about High Blood Pressure Treatment: Water and Salt. Yep, Salt
Salt has gotten a bad rap for many years. Is salt intake important? The 'salt hypothesis' contends that too much salt can elevate your blood pressure and increase your risk of cardiovascular disease. In fact, more recent studies have proven this hypothesis to be wrong. A low-sodium diet may … [Read more...] about Is Salt Making You Sick?