Natural Treatments for Hypertension

Arjuna HeartBlood pressure meds notoriously cause brain fog, lethargy and feeling uninspired, so it is prudent to try a protocol with no side effects and one that actually strengthens your system before resorting to traditional medications. If you are borderline or pre-hypertensive, there are a number of non-pharmaceuticals which often normalize the blood pressure. Usually they are a combination of blood pressure herbs and cardiovascular system strengtheners.

Here are two of my favorite protocols:

1. Magnesium and Crataegus

Magnesium has many beneficial properties for aging individuals besides lowering blood pressure, including:

  • calming nerves and anxiety
  • aiding with sleep
  • calming muscle spasms
  • increasing calcium absorption and enhancing bone density
  • lowering blood pressure
  • strengthening the cardiovascular system

Crataegus, or Hawthorne, strengthens the heart and vascular system.


2. Carditone and Arjuna Heart by Ayush Herbs

Carditone lowers blood pressure.

Arjuna Heart strengthens the heart and cardiovascular system.

As with all supplements, use QT to test which is well tolerated and best utilized by your body.

About Dr. Kristin Killops

Faced with a prolonged and near fatal illness at age 19, Kristin found herself launched into the broad landscape of medicine, from experimental bone marrow transplants and chemotherapy to individualized nutrition and psychic healing. Kristin survived to make medical history and live a normal productive life, including giving birth to four healthy children despite being sterilized from extensive chemotherapy. Her story, featured in Dr. Andrew Weil’s book, Spontaneous Healing, demonstrates the body’s tremendous capacity to heal even in extreme conditions and the miraculous transformations energy healing can have. Kristin became a Naturopathic Doctor in 1985. She later discontinued naturopathic medicine to become an energy healer and trained in Reconnective Healing, BodyTalk, Neuro-Emotional Technique, EFT and counseling. During this time, Kristin also embarked on a deep spiritual journey which led to profound inner transformation and opened the door to more subtle energies and a unique healing gift. When she discovered Quantum Techniques, she knew she had found her calling. It is a highly effective healing modality which seamlessly weaves together the key components to health and all that she is passionate about; energy work, a wholesome lifestyle and emotional framework, removing the toxin load from the body, spirituality and the advancement of consciousness. Kristin lives in Portland, Oregon.

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