High blood pressure or hypertension is recently a very common disease all around the world. Generally adults are the main victim here besides teenagers can also be affected by it. Nearly half of adults of a country’s are suffering from this vital disease. Changing life style and medications are the recommendations of the experts. So lifestyle is an important role in treating this disease.
Someone’s blood pressure can be told normal if the systolic pressure is around 120 mm Hg and the diastolic pressure is around 80 mm Hg. But if the systolic pressure is ranging 130 – 139 mm Hg and the diastolic pressure is ranging 80 – 89 mm Hg then it is called stage-one hypertension. Stage two-hypertension can be found if the systolic pressure is 140 mm Hg or higher and the diastolic pressure is 90 mm Hg or higher. But after age of 50 the normal systolic pressure and diastolic pressure can ups and downs. Usually the adults spend their most of the time by staying home. So by staying home we should learn about how to control this vital disease in some easy ways. Here are 3 easy ways to keep lower your high blood pressure.
1. Necessary effective medicines:
Elevated high pressure can cause many other dangerous diseases like heart attack, kidney disease, stroke etc. There are some diuretics drugs which can reduce sudden blood pressure by getting rid of excess water and salt. It helps to reduce the blood volume so that bloods can pass through blood vessels easily which lowers blood pressure. The thiazide diuretics are known as chlorthalidone 25 mg, chlorothiazide, hydrochlorothiazide, metolazone etc.
2. Without taking medicines:
Perfect body weight: Undesirable elevated blood pressure can cause heart attack, stroke, kidney disease, eye disease, and so on. The most effective way to reduce elevated blood pressure is controlling body weight. You have to control your perfect body weight according to your height. Major weight loose is not needed here. Lowering some few units of your body weight can help to reduce hypertension as well.
Regular exercise: To keep body fitness perfect everybody should exercise at least half an hour a day. If you have elevated blood pressure physical exercise can bring your hypertension down to safer levels. On the other hand if you stop physical exercise by being a regular exerciser already then your blood pressure may rise again. Besides walking, jogging, cycling, swimming or dancing can control high blood pressure.
Healthy diet: Up to 12 mm Hg blood pressure can be decreased by eating a healthy diet. Grains, fruits, vegetables, low fat dairy products can be including in healthy diet. Potassium can create a positive effect on blood pressure. So choosing the best source of potassium can be a way to decrease high blood pressure.
Limitation on smoking & drinking: Drinking too much alcohol has some bad effect to your health. Alcohol can rise your blood pressure about 8-10 mm Hg. But moderate amount of drinking helps to reduce of blood pressure. Stopping smoking returns your blood pressure as before. After a little bit of smoking can high your blood pressure for some minutes. Stop smoking, it can also reduce other health problem as well.
3. Herbal treatments:
There are some herbals which help to control hypertension naturally. Basil is one of them. The element named eugenol which is found in basil can control high blood pressure by tighten blood vessels. So we should add some basil to soups, salads and other kind of foods. There are cinnamon and cardamom which are very useful to get rid of sudden high blood pressure. Cinnamon and cardamom are more effective by oral using. There is garlic which helps to increase nitric oxide to reduce high blood pressure. Ginger helps to clear the blood circulation which also reduces the rate of hypertension.