Hypertension/blood pressure is a common and serious medical condition that affects millions of people worldwide, leading to an increased risk of heart disease, stroke, and other health complications. Fortunately, this condition is manageable and there are several effective ways to control it. In honour of World Hypertension Day 2023, Audible has curated a list of 5 audiobooks and podcasts to help raise awareness about hypertension and its impact on global health—ranging from healthy diets and relaxation methods to medical discussions with healthcare professionals, these titles will help you manage and understand how to deal with this condition better.
Written by: Dale Briar; Narrated by: Shafi
This audiobook is a comprehensive guide to devising practical and effective strategies for lowering high blood pressure. It discusses lifestyle changes such as a healthy diet, regular exercise, and weight management, along with medication prescribed by healthcare professionals, that can significantly help reduce complications and health risks. ‘Control Your Blood Pressure’ covers a myriad of topics for you to boost your fitness and wellness.
DASH Diet for Dummies (2nd Edition)
Written by: Sarah Samaan MD FACC FACP FASE, Rosanne Rust MS RDN LDN, Cindy Kleckner RDN LD FAND; Narrated by: Rachel Perry
Ranked as #1 ‘Best Diet for Healthy Eating’ and #2‘ Best Diets Overall’ by the U.S. News & World Report, this audiobook by three heart and nutrition experts, this audiobook is a simple guide on the best nutrition and consumption patterns to help lower blood pressure in no more than two weeks! It not just aims at relieving hypertension but other conditions like Type 2 Diabetes and PCOS, as well.
Mayo Clinic on High Blood Pressure
Written by: Gary L. Schwartz MD; Narrated by: Graham Winton
‘Mayo Clinic on High Blood Pressure’ provides a thorough grasp of controlling blood pressure with instructions and resources to assist you in leading a healthy life bereft of dangerously high blood pressure levels. In this audiobook, the author explains how the right actions taken can perhaps prevent health risks from ever developing. One can discover how high blood pressure develops, what puts you at risk, how it’s identified and managed, and how to lower your chance of developing related disorders. Tune into this book to discover some simple, every-day actions you may do to lower it and improve your health.
Written by: Dr. Emmett Miller; Narrated by: Dr. Emmett Miller
Stress, feelings, and thoughts all play a significant role in almost all types of hypertension.. If you wish to learn more about this, you should definitely give ‘Down with High Blood Pressure’ a listen. This Audible audiobook contains a variety of deep relaxation and guided imagery experiences to aid you in deactivating triggers to blood pressure elevation. These techniques may even enable some people to lower their blood pressure without using medication, reduce tension, discover the triggers of blood pressure elevation, deactivate those triggers, and enjoy a higher level of health!
Hypertension Resistant To Treatment Podcast with Dr. Tonya
Written by: Dr. Tonya Breaux-Shropshire
Through this podcast, Dr. Tonya, a clinical scientist, and hypertension coach, who has spent years performing hypertension research will help you manage and improve your health. In the podcast, she weighs in on hypertension diagnosis, explores various areas connected with this condition, shares her advice on treatment as well as remedies for the same. Not just that, she also delves into trending health topics—so if you are keen on maintaining health, give this a listen on Audible