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Blood pressure by Dr Rob Hicks, Infinite Ideas

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29. To supplement or not to supplement…

…that is the question. Could a supplement assist in the quest for healthy blood pressure? There’s only one way to find out.

There is much debate about the use of supplements in keeping blood pressure within the safety zone. It’s the same with any idea. Someone makes a claim, and research either supports or dismisses it.

Proponents will argue that herbal, homeopathic and nutritional remedies have been used for years without problems and are therefore beneficial and safe. Conventionalists will counter this by saying that these therapies have not been studied so it is not possible to say whether they work or are safe. The debate rages on and while scientists research the effects of various supplements on ...

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