Hypertension is a condition in which a person has higher blood pressure (BP) than is deemed normal. Most cases of high blood pressure are caused by hidden food allergies. There is a quick but extreme way to find out for sure. For four days drink only purified water. Consume no solid or liquid food of any kind. If hidden food allergies are involved, at the end of the four days blood pressure will be normal. By cutting out all foods one automatically eliminated the ones that were causing the problem. To find out which foods are the culprits, add back one food at a time and take blood pressure readings. If no elevation in blood pressure is experienced within three hours of eating a particular food, eat another, and so on until one is found that does elevate blood pressure. Then, wait until blood pressure returns to normal before testing another food (which could be up to 12 hours). [Caution: it is unwise for anyone with insulin-dependent diabetes to fast.] A less extreme way to find the allergenic foods is to measure blood pressure first thing upon arising in the morning, before any food or beverage is consumed. Then, eat breakfast and take another blood pressure reading immediately afterward. Throughout the day, take a BP reading before and after every food or beverage that is consumed. If the upper BP reading increases by more than 14 mm Hg over the baseline morning measurement, it is most likely due to something that was eaten some time between arising and the high reading. Then it is a matter of backtracking and using the process of elimination to isolate the culprit(s). If readings are taken and recorded frequently enough, a pattern will emerge. Almost any food could cause high blood pressure in a sensitive person; however, the most common offenders include caffeine (coffee, tea, chocolate, colas), and the nightshades (tomatoes, peppers, potatoes, paprika, eggplant, cayenne, chili, tobacco). Hypertension that is caused by hidden food allergies will not respond to any treatment except the elimination of the offending foods. Other factors that may cause or aggravate high blood pressure include (1) electrolyte imbalance – which can be restored with relatively high intakes of calcium, magnesium and potassium. (2) Loss of elasticity in the arteries – which can be restored by taking an arterial cleansing formula. (3) Heavy metal toxicity, especially from cadmium, lead or mercury – which overload can be reduced by means of homeopathic dilutions of those metals. Fish body oils can often be helpful.
Also see the chapter, “One’s Food is Another’s Poison”, in NUTRITIONAL SOLUTIONS FOR 88 CONDITIONS (available from Amazon.com)
Example of a cardiovascular nutrition formula: https://vitamost.club/products/rtre-cardiovascular-nutrition-vitalized
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