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Natural Way To Lower Your Blood Pressure
Is there a natural way to lower blood pressure? I don't want to rely on medications. I have started walking and walk around 4kms a day. Any advice..
Blood pressure is a measurement of the force placed on the blood vessels and is comprised of the "systolic" pressure (the top number on a blood pressure meter) which is the peak pressure when the heart is pumping, and the "diastolic" pressure (the bottom number on a blood pressure meter) which is the pressure during the resting phase ...Read more
Hypertension: Though sodium restriction,regular aerobic exercise,a lean body mass,avoidance of alcohol,NSAID drugs. some dietary supplements etc etc coupled with biofeedback.yogic indulgence etc eases the burden of hypertension;drug therapy remains the mainstay of true management of essential hypertension which is largely due to a biochemical defect of the cell membrane. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Diet and Exercise: I recommend a heart healthy diet and heart healthy exercise program. Go to http://www.Heart.Org/heartorg/gettinghealthy/physicalactivity/startwalking/american-heart-association-guidelines_ucm_307976_article.Jsp remember hypertension is a finding from many evolving pathologic processes that put you at risk for coronary artery disease, stroke and kidney failure. ...Read more
Exercise, diet, calm: First thorough checkup to make sure BP is not in danger range requiring meds, that exercise is safe and that there is not an easily treatable cause. Then regular cardio workouts 3 times a week, diet to lose excess weight and avoid masses of salt, calming practices such as meditation and yoga may be very helpful as well. If BP well over 140/90, meds are likely to be required even so. ...Read more
Diet and exercise: A healthy diet that limits calories to achieve or maintain an ideal body weight and also a diet that limit sodium and has plenty of fruits and vegetables that are good sources of potassium help lower blood pressure. Exercise especially aerobic exercise, ideally daily, helps reduce blood pressure. ...Read more
Exercise,diet,stress: The foundation treatments for many problems such as hypertension, diabetes, heart disease, menopause, depression and so on, involved what you eat and what you do. Studies show that watching your diet, including decreasing saturated fats, salt, calories help. Weight loss is helpful. Avoiding stimulants like tobacco, alcohol, caffeine. Stress reduction like yoga, prayer and biofeedback can all lower bp. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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