If a person has high blood pressure, can they eat fast food once month?

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  • 2 months ago

    The "high blood pressure/salt" connection is a myth promoted by a medical profession that doesn't understand the true function of water in the body, nor do they understand that salt is vital for many processes - and if you avoid it, a lot of functions are inhibited, causing other problems.

    Consider the laws of physics; based on this principle, if the cause of a health problem is removed, the health problem has no more reason to exist.

    Now take this another step. Based on the medical theory that too much salt causes high blood pressure, doctors usually tell their patients to avoid or minimize salt - then immediately prescribe medication that the person will be on for the rest of their life.

    Here's the problem that doctors can't answer - if you avoid or reduce salt you're removing the cause of high blood pressure. This means that it no longer has a reason to exist.

    So then, why the medication? If removing the cause (salt) eliminates the problem (as per the laws of physics), there should be no need fr medications - the body should correct itself.

    The reason it doesn't is that salt is NOT the Cause.

    The reason the body holds onto salt is that it retains water (from food) when the person doesn't drink enough. Retaining water is the basis for the medical myth about high blood pressure - so the knowledge is there. They're just not looking at it properly.

    Yes, we get too much salt in processed foods. But the processed foods need a lot of salt - salt is a preservative and extends the shelf life of food. Without this excess salt, food prices would be sky-high because it would go bad too quickly, causing waste.

    The body has a built-in mechanism for regulating the salt content just as it does with every other nutrient. Most of the salt that is not used is flushed out in the urine. Much of it is lost through thermoregulation (maintaining proper body temperature) - you can prove this by licking your arm and tasting the salt.

    Water retention is one of the body's defenses to prevent cell damage from chronic dehydration. High blood pressure is caused by chronic dehydration - it one of the many functions that water regulates. 

    The actual mechanism of high blood pressure is to filter the water that's been retained and force it through minute holes in the cell membrane as fresh water. This is an emergency function of the body and shouldn't be relied on to hydrate the cells - people should drink the proper amount of water. This is the only way to fix the problem.

  • 2 months ago

    Once a month likely won’t do any harm as long as on a normal day they are eating healthy, low sodium foods. 

  • 2 months ago

    yes of course they can , after all whats causing the blood pressure ,  modern living can cause your blood pressure to be high.

  • Anonymous
    2 months ago

    Since your blood is 99.9% water all you have to do is drink lots & lots & lots of water; nothing else matters.

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  • Anonymous
    2 months ago

    for sure u can.........................

  • 2 months ago

    It depends on how high your blood pressure is, if it is around 150, then you can definitely eat some fast food once a week, but if it is 180+, then avoid it.

  • 2 months ago

    They can do whatever they want, i guess.  No one can tell them what to do

  • JimTom
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    2 months ago

    yea it wont hurt, just try your best to keep your pressure low. The happiness it would bring would be healthier than stressing over it

  • Anonymous
    2 months ago

    If they take their meds, yes.

  • 2 months ago

    I don't understand that. My granny has type 2 diabetes and she's always just eaten whatever she wanted and never cared about it. She's 82 and she's not dead yet so who knows? 

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