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5 Tips to Lower Blood Pressure

Thursday, January 4th, 2018

heart-rate-pulseHow to Control High Blood Pressure – 5 Tips

The force with which the blood flows in your arteries is called blood pressure. A normal blood pressure is around 120/80 mmHg.

If you have a cardiac problem, the force may get stronger and the blood will flow with more pressure in your veins. As a result, the higher pressure puts more stress on your heart and veins. This may cause damage to your heart.

In severe cases, patients suffer from a heart attack because of high blood pressure. Therefore, it’s important that you control your blood pressure with the following home remedies.

cardio-workoutGet moving

It’s a good idea to exercise for at least 30 minutes in the morning on a regular basis. This can bring the reading down by up to 9 mmHg.

However, you should keep in mind that you should take a slow start and then keep on picking up the pace as well as the frequency of your workouts.

If you don’t want to join a gym, you can go for a swim, jog or a hike. Actually, what you need to do is get moving. Aside from this, you can give a go to doing pushups, and lifting weights.

healthy-dietChange your diet

If you follow a good diet, you can reduce your blood pressure by up to 14mmHg. Ideally, your diet should include whole grains, vegetables and fruits. Apart from this, you may want to try fish, nuts, lean meats and dairy products that are low in fat.

The food that you should eliminate from your diet should be fatty meats, fatty dairy products and products that are high in fat. It’s also a good idea to avoid sweetened beverages like fruit punch and soda.

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