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Hypertension (HTN), or high blood pressure

High blood pressure (hypertension) has few if any symptoms which is why it's called the "silent killer". Because possible results of long term high blood pressure include heart attacks (MI), kidney (renal) disease, and stroke (brain attack) it's important to regularly take your blood pressure.

In addition to having your blood pressure taken at your doctor's office, blood pressure can be measured fairly easily at home using blood pressure kits purchased at drug stores, pharmacies or other local stores.

Some ways to decrease blood pressure include increasing physical activity, quitting smoking, losing weight, and eating healthy. Restricting dietary salt or sodium also has been found to be helpful in lowering blood pressure.

Your doctor or health care provider may ask that you restrict your sodium intake to a certain number of milligrams or grams. The process of limiting your sodium intake can be a complicated process. The SalTrax™ Method makes this process easier.

For more information about the SalTrax™ Method please refer to the book,
How to Keep Track of Your SALT Intake, which is available for purchase through this web site.

Please refer to the National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute's web site for more information about high blood pressure or hypertension.

 

 

 

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The SalTrax™ System, METHOD AND SYSTEM FOR TRACKING SODIUM INTAKE, was granted a U.S. Patent on December 11, 2012

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The information contained on this site is not a substitute for physician or other health care provider directed medical care for any medical condition. Please see your medical care provider if you suspect you may have a medical condition which necessitates a reduced-sodium diet. The SalTrax™ method as described here may be used by anyone wishing to keep track of the amount of sodium in his/her diet.