Despite doing your best with diet and exercise, some people still have naturally elevated blood pressure. But before you go on a prescription drug, consider using this natural formula to keep your blood pressure in a safe zone - Heart Tension formula contains several natural ingredients that can help the cardiovascular system regulate blood pressure, thereby lessening the need for pharmaceuticals in many cases.
Hypertension is known as the ‘silent killer’ - high blood pressure damages your cardiovascular system over time, contributing to other disease, oftentimes with no symptoms. Therefore, it’s super important to monitor it especially when you are working to control it. We recommend you take your blood pressure readings twice daily and keep a log of it, so you have an understanding of where your pressures are.
Coleus Forskohlii(95% Forskolin) supports heart muscle contractility, or how the muscle contracts and relaxes with each heart beat. It activates a chemical system in the heart tissue, leading calcium channels to open which in turn leads to stronger heart contractions while relaxing blood vessels. These effects reduce the stress on the heart overall.
Rauwolfia is an herb that has a long history of use in treating hypertension. It lowers blood pressure through several effects; it reduces heart rate, is anti-arrhythmic (limits palpitations), lowers blood pressure and even has sedative, euphoric, tranquilizing effects.
Grape Seed Extract (95% Proanthocyanidins) has been shown to lower systolic pressure by 12 points and diastolic pressure by 8 points, on average. Grape seed is also an excellent source of other heart-supporting nutrients like vitamin E, linoleic acid, oligomeric proanthocyanidin complexes, and flavonoids.
Garlic has numerous cardiovascular benefits - it lowers blood pressure by relaxing the tiny muscles in the vascular system and stimulates the release of endothelium derived relaxation factor (EDRF, or nitric oxide) which dilates the vessels. It’s also great at lowering cholesterol levels!
Hawthorn Berry is another herbal with several cardiovascular benefits. It works to lower blood pressure and has anti-arrhythmic activity. Additionally, it’s been shown to increase perfusion, or blood flow into the heart muscle itself.
Gynostemma Pentaphyllum (Jiaogulan) has 82 distinct constituents known as gypenosides, each with unique properties toward increasing cardiac output without raising the heart rate, lowering cholesterol and improving how oxygen is absorbed by the tissues!
Magnesium is a mineral with a multitude of uses throughout the body; it’s most important effect in the cardiovascular system is how it acts as a very gentle muscle relaxer - this effect occurs throughout the body and even in the tiny muscles that surround our blood vessels. Magnesium can help lower blood pressure by allowing those muscles to relax a bit, widening the blood vessels.
Potassium is another important mineral that works synergistically with magnesium. When magnesium is deficient, potassium depletion occurs as well - magnesium helps the body maintain its stores of potassium.
Vitamin C is of course a well-known antioxidant throughout the body. Research has shown that when vitamin C levels are low, there’s an increase in systolic and diastolic blood pressures. Vitamin C is an important nutrient for healthy endothelial function, or how the linings of our arteries are able to maintain their flexibility.
Niacin and Inositol (from Inositol Hexanicotinate) is comprised of six niacin molecules linked to an inositol molecule. Niacin is a very powerful vasodilator known for its intense ‘flushing’ effect. However this preparation allows the niacin to be released slowly over 10 hours, reducing the uncomfortable flushing, yet allowing the vessels to expand slightly and lowering blood pressure. Additionally, inositol hexanicotinate lowers lipid levels.
Heart Tension formula contains nature’s most powerful blood pressure lowering nutrients and natural medicines. It also contains the ingredients that your vascular system needs to maintain healthy function as well, so that your blood pressure doesn’t continually rise over time.
*Important - you should only use Heart Tension under the guidance of your healthcare provider. Please observe the warnings and contraindications with its use. Remember, Heart Tension is indicated for mild to moderate hypertension - you should always track your blood pressure to make sure whatever medicine you’re using is effective at keeping it at healthy levels (120/80, at the highest).
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