The Easiest Way on Earth to Lower Your Blood Pressure
Chinese physicians have long used celery to dependably reduce blood pressure.
Now scientists have discovered exactly why it works so well. Celery contains a unique oil that relaxes the muscles that regulate blood pressure, improving flow, and lowering pressure. Just 4 stalks a day (or some celery juice) does the trick.
In PRESCRIPTION ALTERNATIVES you’ll see that high blood pressure is one of the easiest problems to treat with simple and safe natural remedies. If you want to avoid the side effects many people experience with high blood pressure drugs, Dr. Mindell tells you what you need to know.
- Drug companies and physicians will tell you the side effects of these high blood pressure drugs are “mild.” Yet they have been known to cause depression and have other serious consequences. See page 122.
- Drugs for high blood pressure that can actually cause congestive heart failure, heart attacks, and strokes. Page 123
- Two high blood pressure drugs with a frightening side effect:Missing a single dose (which most people do now and then) can kill you. Pages 132–133
- The water cure for high blood pressure. Safe. Simple. Easy. On page 140.
- Why a doctor must prescribe blood pressure medication—even if you’re only slightly above normal. Page 112
And to protect your heart, knowledge is your most important weapon: You need to know how different heart drugs work… their side effects… how to protect yourself if you take them… and if there are any prescription or natural alternatives that may be better for you.
- Cholesterol-lowering drugs that actually increase your chances of a heart attack. Full story on page 94.
- If you have a heart attack, request a megadose of this heart-rescuing mineral immediately. Page 95
- This tea lowers your bad cholesterol and triglycerides, raises good cholesterol, and makes blood less prone to deadly clots. Page 99
- Four diseases that can cause false high cholesterol readings(and heart disease isn’t one of them). Page 142
- Two huge studies verify that the vitamin on page 99 slashes heart disease risk by 40%. Yet most seniors get less than even the puny “recommended daily allowance.”
- Pills that combine different types of heart drugs may seem like a good idea—but page 103 reveals why you should avoid them like the plague.
- Why eating meat probably won’t raise your cholesterol levels. Get the facts on page 144.
- The dangers of using aspirin to prevent heart disease. Instead, Dr. Mindell describes 2 natural supplements that will do your heart a world of good—without aspirin’s risk of a bleeding ulcer. Page 250Prescription Drugs You Should
Avoid Like the Plague—Period.
Doctors should know better. Unfortunately, many don’t—so you need to.
Some drugs are just so bad, you should avoid them at all costs. If your physician won’t prescribe a safer alternative—or let you use a natural remedy—then run (do not walk) to one who will.
In short, you need a copy of PRESCRIPTION ALTERNATIVES, where you’ll discover…
- Widely used antibiotic so dangerous to your kidneys that up to 28% of those who use it develop some impairment. Make sure your physician monitors your kidney and nerve functions if you take it. Better yet, avoid it altogether. Page 281
- This former rat poison is now touted as a cure-all for everything from dental problems to bone loss. Banned in Japan and Europe, it’s unavoidable here in the U.S.—unless you read the important precautions on page 433.
- After surgery, when your liver is under great stress, doctors givehuge doses of this usually unnecessary, liver-stressing drug. Just say “no.” Page 54
- Widely prescribed drug for high blood pressure that is so dangerous, it should be used only as a last-ditch effort if nothing else works for you. Page 138
- Popular osteoporosis drug is just a rehashed version of an older one that built bone of such poor quality, breaks actually increased. Not to mention side effects such as permanent damage to the esophagus and kidneys, stress, diarrhea, constipation, fever, calcium and vitamin D deficiencies, rashes, headaches, and muscle pain. Page 424
- If you have IBS, please avoid the commonly prescribed drug on page 175. Although back on the market, it was recalled because it can causelife-threatening constipation, or cut off blood flow to your large intestine—which must then be removed.