Patients with hypertensive disorders often need mengasup medication regularly to control blood pressure. However, some changes in lifestyle are also proven to reduce blood pressure. In fact, in some people can eliminate drug addiction.
Natural Ways to Lower Blood Pressure Patients with hypertensive disorders often need mengasup medication regularly to control blood pressure. However, some changes in lifestyle are also proven to reduce blood pressure. In fact, in some people can eliminate drug addiction. "Anyone with hypertension should be encouraged to do some things to lower blood pressure without the aid of pharmacological agents," said Matthew Burg, PhD, professor of medicine at Columbia University Medical Center in New York. Here are 10 steps to lower blood pressure naturally, as quoted from Health. Exercise Regularly Exercise or physical activity for 30 minutes every day for a week, was enough to lower blood pressure. Gerald Fletcher, MD, a cardiologist at the Mayo Clinic says, moving on reducing blood pressure 3-5 points, and can gradually reduce their use of hypertension medications. Choose something you enjoy: walking, jogging, swimming to cycling. Eat Bananas Most of the salt can increase blood pressure, but potassium can reduce the adverse effects of sodium. Most people with hypertension lack this mineral. Increase the potassium intake to 4700 mg per day benefit for people with hypertension. Bananas, baked potatoes with skin, orange juice, nonfat yogurt are the main source of potassium. Reduce Salt Those with normal blood pressure, or hypertension is high enough to reduce blood pressure by cutting salt intake. Limit your salt intake is 1,500 mg a day. The easy way is to avoid as many processed foods contain sodium. Be sure to also check the levels of sodium in food labeling. Stop Smoking Smokers are at high risk of hypertension. Nicotine makes blood pressure soared cause chronic hypertension. Quitting smoking helps to lower blood pressure, plus there are other health benefits. Lose Weight Scrape the weight a few pounds have a major impact on blood pressure. Excess weight makes the heart work harder, which causes hypertension. While losing weight reduces the heart's workload. Reduce Alcohol No more than a glass of alcohol for women and two drinks for men does have health benefits. However, too much to drink will also increase blood pressure. Various studies mentioned, the consumption of more than two glasses of alcohol increases the risk of hypertension for men and women. Overcome stress Managing stress helps reduce blood pressure. However, measures to deal with stress can be different for everyone. Relaxation and stress management necessary for patients with hypertension to control blood pressure. Yoga and Meditation Yoga is a method of stress release, which effectively reduces blood pressure in hypertensive patients, and related to the autonomic nervous system, heart rate, digestion, and most of the functions of other organs. Meditation among other respiratory setting, visualization, combination into an effective management tool to cope with stress, said Burg. Reduce Caffeine Coffee has some health benefits, but lower the blood pressure is not one of them. Caffeine can cause blood pressure spikes in the short term, even in those who did not have hypertension. If you have hypertension, reduce your intake of caffeine only two cups of coffee per day. To examine the effects of caffeine, blood pressure checks and a half after consumption of caffeine. If blood pressure rises 5-10 points, you are sensitive to caffeine.
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