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Blood Pressure Chart

Blood Pressure Chart

The pressure exerted by flowing blood on the walls of the arteries is known as blood pressure. Normal blood pressure is essential for the proper flow of blood in your body. An increase or decrease in the pressure may, however, lead to serious complications. Blood Pressure Chart Many people monitor their blood pressure regularly. A [...]

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Evening Primrose Oil

Evening Primrose Oil

Evening primrose oil is extracted from the seeds of the primrose plant, native to the United States. It has been used traditionally by the Native Americans to treat a variety of conditions. The European settlers also added the seeds to their foods.   Components Essential fatty acids such as linoleic acid and gamma-linolenic acid make [...]

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Blood Pressure Readings and Survival

Blood Pressure Readings and Survival

The blood flowing in your arteries exerts a force on the walls of the blood vessels. This force is known as blood pressure. Elevated, or lower than normal blood pressure readings may lead to serious complications.   Blood Pressure Readings Blood pressure readings are expressed as systolic and diastolic pressures. Systolic pressure is the force [...]

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