Controlling High Blood Pressure through Nutrition, Nutritional Supplements, Lifestyle, and Drugs helps prevent and treat high blood pressure and hypertension, the most common primary diagnosis in the United States and a leading cause of heart attack, heart failure, kidney failure, and stroke.

Written by two leading experts in nutrition and hypertension, it takes an integrative and evidence-based approach based on scientific research and clinical studies. It explains what causes high blood pressure and includes easy-to-follow solutions for patients that help to treat and prevent it. These include:

  • The ideal drugs to reduce blood pressure with fewest side effects and optimal efficacy
  • A nutrition program to reduce weight and lower the risk of a cardiovascular problem
  • A comprehensive review of nutritional supplements to improve blood pressure control and reduce cardiovascular disease
  • A review of lifestyle changes to improve blood pressure such as a detailed exercise program.

This book is for doctors, nutritionists, naturopaths, pharmacists and other health practitioners as well as anyone with a family history of hypertension or overt blood pressure issues that would like to make better and healthier lifestyle choices.



chapter 3|16 pages

What Is Hypertension and How Is It Measured?

A Symptomless Disease

chapter 5|8 pages

The Three Finite Vascular Responses That Cause Hypertension

Inflammation, Oxidative stress, and Vascular Immune Dysfunction

chapter 8|16 pages

How Does Excess Blood Pressure Harm Us?

Cardiovascular Diseases and Hypertension

chapter 10|6 pages

Genes, Gene Expression, Environment, and Hypertension

What You Can Expect When Your Blood Pressure Is Reduced

chapter 13|20 pages

Beyond The Dash I and Dash II Diets

chapter 14|30 pages

Putting Nutrition to Work to Lower Your Blood Pressure

The Practical Steps and Solutions

chapter 16|36 pages

Life Style Changes and Blood Pressure

Non-pharmacologic (Drug) Treatment of High Blood Pressure

chapter 18|2 pages


What is Your Risk for Hypertension?

chapter 19|2 pages

Grand Summary and Conclusions

chapter |2 pages