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How to Get Rid of Blood Pressure Hypertension

What is blood pressure?
Blood pressure is the force carries blood in the arteries, and based around the body. Blood pressure is variable and has fluctuated over the day. Physical activity, stress and excitement can cause a temporary increase in your stress – it is quite normal and is different from a diagnosis of high blood pressure.

How is blood pressure?
Blood pressure is measured in units called millimeters of mercury (mmHg) shortcut.
There are two types in blood pressure:
* Systolic pressure – the pressure of blood in the arteries when the heart beats
* Diastolic pressure – the pressure of blood in the arteries when the heart relaxes between beats.

What is normal blood pressure?
The optimum value of blood pressure is systolic pressure of 120 mmHg and diastolic pressure of 80 mmHg, so 120/80 mmHg. However, your blood pressure depends on many factors such as age and family history.

It is important to know if you have high blood pressure. The good news is that you can easily learn to deal with changes in lifestyle and medicines. If you suffer from high blood pressure and the problem is not diagnosed and treated early, can increase the risk of heart attack, stroke or kidney problems.

High blood pressure often has no symptoms, so you may have it for a long time without knowing. The best way is to count on your physician, a nurse, a pharmacy or clinic of your company.

What changes you make to your lifestyle to control your blood pressure?

The good news is that some very simple changes in diet and lifestyle can help reduce your blood pressure.

High Blood Pressure Treatment: –

*Healthy Weight: – Being heavy weight can make you two to six times more likely to develop high blood pressure than if you are at your attractive weight. Even small amounts of weight loss can make a big difference in helping to prevent and treat high blood pressure.
*Reducing salt intake: – Often, when people with high blood pressure cut back on salt, their blood pressure falls. Cutting back on salt also prevents blood pressure from rising.
* Avoid Alcohol: – Drinking alcohol in moderation, if at all drinking too much alcohol can raise your blood pressure. So to help prevent high blood pressure and, if you drink alcohol, limit how much you drink to no more than two drinks a day.
*Reduce Stress: – Stress can make blood pressure go up and over time may contribute to the cause of high blood pressure. There are many steps you can take to reduce your stress. The article on easing stress will get you started.
*Fish oils: – Large amounts of fish oils may help reduce high blood pressure, but their role in prevention is unclear. Taking fish oil pills is not optional because high doses can cause unpleasant side effects. The pills are also high in fat and calories. Of course, most fish, if not fried or made with added fat, is low in saturated fat and calories and can be eaten often.
*Garlic: – There has been some evidence to suggest garlic effect in lowering blood pressure in addition to improving cholesterol and reducing some cancers. Further research is being conduct to fully assess garlic potential health benefits.

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May 16, 2010 - Posted by | Health & Fitness | , , , , , ,

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