Eat your way healthy
Originally posted on Holistic Health & Living:
Maintaining a normal blood pressure is extremely important, because your blood vessels affect nearly every square inch of your body and can cause problems as life-threatening as stroke and hypovolemic shock or as comparatively insignificant as dizzy spells and erectile dysfunction.
For those who don’t know, blood pressure is a measurement of the pressure in your arteries during the active and resting phases of each heartbeat. Here’s what the numbers mean:
Systolic Pressure – which is the top number, is the amount of pressure your heart generates when pumping blood through your arteries to the rest of your body.