I have high Blood Pressure & I found a beverage called Beat Juice on Amazon which is supposed to lower blood pressure & cholesterol naturally. It's not "beet juice", although beets are one of its ingredients. They say all the ingredients work synergistically to lower blood pressure (I hope so)!
Has anyone tried this product? Did it work?
It has really good reviews on Amazon and I think I am going to order it. I will follow up with my results if I do...
My question to you is did your doctor give you a medication for your conditions or did he tell you to find a cure on your own? The problem that I have with thing of this nature is that there are no regulations as to what is in the juice at any given time and although they say that it is how much is a problem. I love grapefruit and it's juice, it has natural cholesterol lowering properties. I have not had it in any form in over two years because I need statin drugs. I have to take them to maintain my arteries or keep them open and not for cholesterol because mine is low. But to eat grapefruit can lower my cholesterol to a very dangerous level and we need it to help us heal properly. The purpose of places like Amazon is to sale you things and they aren't going to put bad reports up.
The other thing about things like that is there is no way of knowing if those who stand by the product even have the problem. The thing that most people don't understand is that all of your medications come from a natural source, I am allergic to a lot because I have plant based allergies. Would it not be safer for you to have those that are regulated and called medications or is it better for you to use those that are unregulated and called supplements.
I completely agree with Cyck41! The FDA doesnt regulate these products because they are classed as food "supplements" and not drugs and they can make all kinds of claims. If you are on medications for hypertension (high blood pressure), you need to stay on those. You can bring the Ad to your Dr and ask him if he thinks there would be a problem if you tried the juice in addition to your medicines. As long as there are no contraindicated ingredients in the product in relation to your medications, as Chyk41 pointed out grapefruit can interact with many medications including some blood pressure meds, so you want to be sure none of the ingredients will affect your meds. Barring that, he probably wont care if you try it and if it works, great, you can try lowering your medications and see if it still works.
Most of this *stuff* sold online and in magazines that make all these miracle claims are worthless scams to get your money. If it sounds too good to be true, it usually is and some of them can be dangerous. Hypertension or high blood pressure is called the "silent killer" because their are often no symptoms that make a person feel bad but yet, you can be a stroke waiting to happen. It is just not worth it to risk having a stroke. Most of these products are fine to use if you are healthy, not on any pharmaceutical medications and therefore dont really need them but other than that, I would be rather skeptical.
8 Mar 2013
In India , I have been taking cocktail of Beat ,Carrot and Bottle gourd for last 1 1/2 years after severe heart attack. It has helped and I have reduced overall dependency on medicines by 30-40%. I do regular Meditation < Yoga , Breathing exercises , follow Veg Diet and have recovered miraculously form Heart disease. You may like to try Amazon beet--- Going back to nature is better--So fresh juice is the Best--God Bless
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