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Blood Pressure

Blood Pressure and Regulation

     Idiopathic Hypertension is the name of elevated blood pressure with no explainable etiology/cause.  The elevation of systolic and diastolic blood pressure represents an increase in vascular tone for the purpose of increasing blood pressure.

     There are a number of speculated mechanisms that may contribute to this reaction and adaptation body.  The adrenal and kindey responses result from increased stimulation and stress resulting in increased tension of the vascular tone.  Oftentimes elevated blood pressure is a body response to high levels of inflammation and allergy in the environment or diet.  The body interprets all stress as a wild animal trying to attack it, and so stress that comes from eating certain foods has a reaction of stress that is similar to societal stress, or that comes from truly being in peril.  It registers the same on the endrocine system, making no distinction between psychological stress and biochemical stress and circumstantial stress.

     As we reduce the stress of our lifestyle and our diets we significantly reduce the adrenal responses to stress attempting to elevate its metabolism and prepare itself for fight or flight responses.  A most subtle but consistent factor that should be explored in high blood pressure situations is the presence of chronic food allergies.  Most typically corn, soy, milk or wheat can influence the inflammatory levels, creating chronic inflammation resulting in elevation of corticosteroids.  Often simply by eliminating the food allergies within three days the blood pressure will be falling and within two weeks it is within the normal range.

     It is always best to correct high blood pressure by determining the cause of the elevation, rather than to suppress the symptom only.  Magnesium and organic potassium and minerals significantly relax the body.  Ionic calcium reduces acidosis and thus reduces tension.  When the natural interventions fail reduction of food allergies should always be employed to correct the possible cause of the elevated blood pressure.

     Blood pressure medication is very difficult to reduce and discontinue once the body has become accustomed to it.  Oftentimes blood pressure medication will require subsequent drugs as we get older.  It is always desirable to avoid the need for medication until it is absolutely necessary.  Oftentimes blood pressure medication will interrupt other functions of the body such as energy level ability to respond to stressful situations and libido, especially in men.

     High blood pressure is an intelligent body response to imbalance.  The difficulty is to determine what the imbalance is.  Blood pressure may naturally be balanced bringing about the elimination of symptoms, instead of symptom suppression.  Many herbal remedies being employed are simply natural approaches to tactics of suppression of blood pressure, and are still symptom-based therapy.  The only real correction is to assist the body back into balance and eliminate its need to elevate the vascular tone.

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  • "I was very impressed with the chiropractic care I received from Dr. Anderson. I had received chiropractic in the past for my neck pain, but not to this level of care. After only a few sessions, my symptoms began to disappear, especially my neck pain, and I know I would not have been able to perform to my everyday work functions without the treatment I received."
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  • "I have benefitted tremendously from the chiropractic care I received from Dr. Anderson. Not only has the adjustments helped alleviate my stiffness and aches, but it has helped me have more energy and just feel more balanced over all. A few months ago, I was able to resume a favorite hobby of mine: golf. Due to my previous pain, I never thought that’d be possible."
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  • "Dr. Anderson has allowed me to be headache free for quite some time now. I used to have daily nagging headaches that often would turn into a migraine leaving me unable to function. For the longest time, I thought I could just keep taking medication to have the pain subside."
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  • "As a court reporter, using my hands to type on a daily basis is a requirement. The work is speedy and can often last for hours at a time. Several months ago, every movement I made became excruciatingly painful. I started seeing Dr. Anderson and he put together a program for me that helped right away. He stressed the importance of my posture and proper hand and arm placement."
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  • "It's been 7 months since I got wiped out by a monster wave. I sought treatment at the hospital and they took x-rays and said everything seemed normal, that I would just have some pain for a few days. A few days actually turned into several weeks, so at the suggestion of my girlfriend, I went to see Dr. Anderson."
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