Category: High Blood Pressure

November 14, 2018

High Blood Pressure

Dr. Erin Crossman, ND Blood pressure Blood pressure is the pressure exerted by circulating blood onto vessel (arterial) walls, determined by: The volume of blood the heart pumps, and The amount of resistance in arteries There are 2 measurements used: The 1st(systolic) is the measure of pressure when the heart contracts to push blood out […]

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March 22, 2017

Healthy Aging: Protecting Your Kidneys

Dr. Leah Hassall, ND The kidneys are not organs that we think much about, but they work incredibly hard for us every day. In traditional Chinese medicine, the kidneys are said to store our “jing” or “essence”, which is the essential fluid in our body containing the “life force” or “Qi”. As March is national […]

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