Lowering Blood Pressure

Friday, September 2, 2011

Tips for Lowering Blood Pressure.

Here are some tips for lowering high blood:
  1. Monitor your blood pressure: If you have hypertension, then you should buy a tool to monitor blood pressure, so that when blood pressure rises and can be directly harmful taken or medical treatment as early as possible.
  2. Starting an exercise program to lose weight: Any reduction in weight 1 pound, can lower blood pressure 2 mmHg, so it’s very good for patients with severe hypertension, the safest way of exercise is walking, jogging, up and down stairs, aerobic, swimming and cycling.
  3. Drink medicine: Take medication regularly, because if you stop taking the medication, blood pressure can rise higher than it should.
  4. Avoid salty foods: Salt is one food that can increase blood pressure, so reduce salt in foods. Sources of salt are less aware of is frozen food, canned vegetables, and even ulcer medicine/antacids.
  5. Avoid consuming alcohol: Alcohol has a role in increasing blood pressure.
  6. Stop smoking: Smoking is the ultimate taboo for people with hypertension, because nicotine contained in cigarettes can cause increased blood pressure also increases the risk for stroke.
  7. Eat bananas: Banana is a fruit that contains a lot of potassium, potassium can reduce the pressure of blood, in addition to potassium banana is also contained in the raisins, milk, yogurt, and orange juice.
  8. Polyunsaturated oils: Switch to unsaturated oils can reduce blood pressure to 10 mmHg.
  9. Learning to relax: Sometimes the mind can trigger a rise in blood pressure, because it must learn to think casual, but still serious in any problems encountered.


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