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Get a grip on hypertension Feb. 9, 2013
Written by: Dr. W. Gifford-Jones, QMI Agency

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Why would patients choose to endure the side effects of blood pressure pills when a new Zona Plus exercise can ease hypertension?

Before you say, “It’s too good to be true,” let me tell you about F-16 fighter pilots. These pilots have to withstand huge G-forces in combat or risk blacking out. This presented a major dilemma for flight researchers.



It turned out researchers solved two diverse problems at the same time. Studies showed that exercises to strengthen abdominal muscles decreased the effect of gravitational force.

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