Is blood pressure lower after exercise?

Answer Blood pressure is a measurement of the force exerted on blood vessels by the pumping of blood from the heart. While there are no immediate blood-pressure benefits from exercise, over time regular e... Read More »

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How much can I lower my blood pressure with exercise?

According to Dr. Dean Ornish, a single exercise session can help to lower blood pressure by as much as 5 to 7 mg of mercury. Whether it is a light walk or a trip to the gym, maintaining a healthy l... Read More »

Does heat affect blood pressure in other words, if it's hot outside does it raise or lower blood pressure?

One of the many ways the body has, to regulate and maintain body temperature, is by circulation of the blood. While it's obvious that in cold weather more blood (at the right temperature) is sent r... Read More »

Will Exercise Lower Or Raise Your Blood Sugar Levels?

Since receiving your diagnosis of type 2 diabetes, there is no doubt you have heard about the benefit of exercise. Too little activity leads to weight gain and contributes to insulin resistance and... Read More »

Is it possible to get your blood pressure under control with diet and exercise?

It depends on what your blood pressure is. If you are pre-hypertension (BP 120-139/80-89), then no drugs are needed and life style changes may help lower it. However, if you are stage 1 hypertensio... Read More »