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How to Avoid Valve Problems in Your Heart.

As we age, we accumulate more and more pieces of wisdom that we often wish we could go back and share with our younger selves. Here's one you probably haven't thought of though: get your blood pressure under control. While we associate high blood pressure with older people, it's possible for young people to have it too (and I imagine it's becoming more and more common in today's fast-paced, high-stress world). But new research is indicating that high blood pressure when you're young may be a major contributor to a heart valve issue previously thought to simply be a side effect of the aging process.

This large-scale study conducted at the University of Oxford followed 5.5 million adults for 10 years. Through this study, published in PLOS Medicine, the researchers determined that a link exists between high blood pressure in your younger years and a much greater risk of mitral regurgitation as you age. In this condition, the heart has a harder time pumping blood through the body because blood is flowing back into the heart. This can lead to shortness of breath, fatigue, chest pain, and dizziness. Severe cases can lead to heart failure and it even can be fatal. While it can be corrected with surgery, we all know that heart surgery is best avoided no matter how old you are.

The researchers believe that lowering blood pressure in younger people could help reduce incidence of this disease as they age. Of course, it's a good idea to keep your blood pressure under control no matter how old you are. So if you're reading this and you know yours is a little high, take action now. You can take Advanced Blood Pressure Formula at any age to help keep your blood pressure at a healthy level. If you're older, but have children or younger friends who you know struggle with their blood pressure, passing this information on to them could save them a lot of heartache (literally) as they age.

If you do suffer from mitral regurgitation, it's not too late to make some changes to help your heart function at its best. Because your heart is having to work harder than normal as it is, you want to make the circulation process as easy as possible. One of the best ways to do that is with nitric oxide, which enhances blood flow and makes it easier to deliver oxygen and nutrients throughout the body.

Although your body produces nitric oxide naturally, production dips with age (just in time for valve issues to start showing up). But you can support this production with Circ02. It will help boost your circulation, improve your blood pressure, and give you some energy back. Your younger self would be proud to see you taking action to take charge of your health. You can order both Advanced Blood Pressure Formula and Circ02 by calling 800791-3395.

One final note: The American Heart Association has recently changed the high blood pressure safety zone. They lowered it from 140/90 to 130/80. And it's far better to prevent high blood pressure than to have to treat it after the fact. So make sure you're getting enough magnesium either in your diet (lots of green vegetables) or through supplementation.

Then consider taking small amounts of Advanced Blood Pressure Formula even if you don't have high blood pressure now. Remember, this isn't a drug that's going to harm you. It contains nutrients that will keep your cardiovascular system in top shape. Taking even one capsule daily will slowly make a difference. And, of course, make sure you're well hydrated. Dehydration, something we all tend to fall into time and again as the day goes by and we forget to drink water, can cause higher blood pressure.

Kazem Rahimi, Hamid Mohseni, Catherine M. Otto, Nathalie Conrad, Jenny Tran, Milad Nazarzadeh, Mark Woodward, Terence Dwyer, Stephen MacMahon. Elevated blood pressure and risk of mitral regurgitation: A longitudinal cohort study of 5.5 million United Kingdom adults. PLOS Medicine, 2017; 14 (10): el002404 DOI: 10.1371/journal.pmed. 1002404.
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Title Annotation:Nutrition Detective
Publication:Women's Health Letter
Date:Dec 1, 2017
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