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What food for high blood pressure?

Avoid salt. Best to avoid salt in your food/meals as a good first attempt at lowering your blood pressure. Learn to read nutrition labels and search for "sodium" which you should keep less than 2, 000mg/d. Also look for foods high in potassium and magnesium (rather than sodium) as some studies suggest that higher levels of both are associated w/better outcomes. This usually entails eating lots of fruits & vegg. Read more...
Food for HTN. Great question: low salt, low saturated fat, low cholesterol, 8 servings of colored fruit and vegetables daily, pomegranates, tomato, kiwi, spinach, kale, low animal protein (4 - 5 oz per day of meat, fish, poultry only). Don't smoke. Drink 3 liters fluid per day. Minimize caffeine. Look up DASH Diet. Eliminate NSAIDs. They cause salt retention. Read more...

What are the sign for high blood pressure?

Depends. Most people do not experience any signs or symptoms of high blood pressure or hypertension which is why many have considered hypertension the silent killer. Some people will experience headaches, vision changes, ringing in the ears, and other vague symptoms when their blood pressure is elevated. Optimal BP is less than 120/80 with hypertension starting at 140/90 (either value). Read more...
Nothing! The most common symptoms of high blood pressure are no symptoms. The only way to check out your blood pressure is to have it measured. By the time people have symptoms like headache, chest pain or shortness of breath, they have probably had elevated blood pressure for quite a while. Read more...

Food recommended for high blood pressure person..

Lower sodium. You'd want to lower your sodium intake, and increase your potassium. You can do the first part by eliminating processed foods as much as possible, because those often have lots of sodium in them. Read the labels of soups & frozen foods! high potassium foods include all leafy greens like spinach & kale; baked potato w/skin on; white beans; winter squash; bananas, dried apricots, nuts, etc, . Read more...
Hi bp and diet. Diet influences BP hugely. Eat low salt foods only. Low saturated fats are beneficial also. Eat 85% fruit and vegetable and grain foods. Minimize sugars and simple carbs. Look into the "DASH Diet" -- it is terrific. So is "Mediterranean Diet". Read more...

What is the suggested exercise for high blood pressure person?

Aerobic. Regular aerobic exercise, at least 3-4 times per week, that truly conditions the cardiovascular system is required. This means maintaining target heart rates for at least 30-40 minutes at a time. The associated weight control and maintenance, improvement in Insulin metabolism, and better diet that accompanies a commitment to exercise programs may also help control elevated blood pressure. Read more...
Refer to answer. Blood pressure of above 130top#, and above 90 the lower# is high blood pressure.High BP must be treated. Once treated can do most sports. Recommend exercise for most is aerobic type . Read more...

What are the causes for high blood pressure to fluctuate randomly?

how much? All bps normally fluctuate. BP meds can exaggerate this as they are absorbed and lower BP and wear off with release of BP control. Aging exaggerates it as blood vessel elasticity wanes. An extremely rare (1 in a million) tumor called pheochromocytoma can cause it -unlikely that you have that! Read more...

Are groundnuts bad for high blood pressure?

Sometimes. Some nuts have more cholesterol and fat in them than others. They can cause higher cholesterol and result in deposition of cholesterol in the arterial walls like any foods with higher cholesterol. So eat all foods in moderation. High BP is not helped by eating foods higher in cholesterol. Read more...
Nuts and HBP. Actually the best studied Dietary way to lower BP contains some ground nuts. The key is how much salt you eat or put on your nuts. Get the DASH diet book and follow to see how many nuts. . Read more...