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According to the American Heart Association, every third adult in the US is diagnosed with hypertension. Women in menopause are the most affected, especially if there are other present factors are, such as weight gain, lack of physical activities and bad nutrition with high amounts of salt intake.

Medications that are used in curing this health problem are linked to various side effects that cause even bigger problems. There are, from the other side, natural ways to solve this problem and without side effects. Among a large amount of natural ingredients that can lower blood pressure are blueberries. There is a recipe for a smoothie that regulates the blood pressure and keeps it on it normal level.

This is what you will need to prepare it:

1 cup of fresh blueberries (you can also use frozen blueberries);
1/2 cup of milk;
1/2 cup of yogurt;

1 ½  teaspoon of flax seeds;
Some honey if you like to add some sweetness to the smoothie.

Place all the ingredients in a blender and mix it all until you get a homogenized mixture.  Drink until the drink is fresh. You can use this smoothie every day to permanently regulate your blood pressure. You can also use it in the case when your blood pressure is too high to lower it temporarily.

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Blueberries and high blood pressure
Blueberries are a fruit that is rich in antioxidants and it is considered a super food for a while now. A study that was conducted showed that regular use of blueberries can permanently lower the blood pressure.  This is especially for middle aged women that are suffering the symptoms of menopause. Fresh, frozen or dried blueberries have to be a part of everyday nutrition in a dose that is about a cup. This smoothie is the best way to achieve your goal and get the blood pressure to normal.


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