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Birth control and high blood pressure: Which methods are safe for you?

Three effective forms of birth control contain the hormone estrogen: the birth control patch, combined hormonal birth control pills, and a vaginal ring. Doctors have typically recommended that women avoid birth control with estrogen if they have high blood pressure, which current US guidelines define as 130 mm Hg systolic pressure and 80 mm Hg… Read More »

High sodium effects on keto diet

Serefko The majority of common household foods contain only small amounts of magnesium, but many of them are acceptable as part of the ketogenic diet. The good news, though: if you are lacking magnesium as part of your diet, there are several supplements on the market that can bring you up to sufficient levels. Sodium… Read More »

High carb diet sample

Photo: Pond5. No matter your health and fitness aspirations, carb cycling might be a good middle ground. The classic carb cycling schedule alternates between high- and low-carb days, six times a week, saving the seventh day for reward meals. Depending on your health and fitness objectives, however, you might want to alter your setup for… Read More »