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Date: 15/04/2014
Source: FLCCC (L)

High blood pressure – not curable, but manageable
Anyone who has been diagnosed with “high blood pressure“ has to adjust to the fact that he or she is going to have to live with this condition for the rest of his or her life. But many patients do not take this seriously enough. They don’t take their medication regularly or stop taking it altogether. Why? Because it takes a long time before people are aware that they have a high blood pressure problem or because, after a while, they see it has gone back to normal.
But this can have disastrous consequences. If one’s blood pressure is back to normal, this means that the medication has done its job to reduce the level, but the condition is certainly not cured. If you stop taking your medication, do not try to lose weight and do not take enough exercise, your blood pressure will soon shoot up again.
Arteries that do not function properly, even when there is no pain or any sort of physical debility, can lead to other life-threatening conditions such as heart attacks and strokes. So you need to take your prescribed medication for the rest of your life and have regular check-ups in case the dosage needs to be changed.
Source: FLCCC (L)

Mini-meditation
Best done on a daily basis, it is also useful as a means of relaxing while travelling on holiday:
1. Give yourself 10 minutes,
2. Breathe deeply and close your eyes,
3. Think how you feel within your body and check your posture,
4. Check yourself out: which parts of your body are tense and which are relaxed?
5. Be aware of your inner being: meditation should not control your head,
6. Be aware of inner being: it is more about “not doing“ than “doing“,
7. Observe yourself as you breathe in and out,
8. Let your thoughts come and go,
9. Come back to the here and now gently,
10. Be mindful of your inner self as a daily routine.