Many people with High Blood Pressure ( Hypertension) are not aware they are affected with this illness. High blood Pressure increases the risk of heart attack and stroke and can occur in children as well as adults. High Blood Pressure will not show symptoms until complications arise. To help determine whether your pressure is high it is important to visit your health care provider to diagnose and determine the best course of action. In the interim you can adjust your life style to reduce the risk of heart disease.
Things You Will Need1.Vitamin E
2.Calcium and magnesum
3. Flaxseed oil, olive oil and primrose oil help lower Blood Pressure.
4. Garlic either crushed in your food or in supplement form.
5. Herbs and spices to season your meals instead of salt.
Step 1First course of action should be to reduce drastically the amount of salt intake in your diet, with a little patience and creativity you can still enjoy your meals with less salt. Herbs, spices and garlic can produce a tasty meal. Use a variety of colorful vegetables and fruits.
Step 2Calcuim and magnesum, flaxseed oil, garlic and vitamin E are a few of the supplements that can help reduce heart disease. Be sure to get sufficient sleep and include in your diet whole grains and plenty of fruits and vegetables.
Step 3It is beneficial to reduce stress with music and meditation. Â Take time to Â relax, slow down Â and Â Â spend some alone time. Getting a massage will relax your mind as well as your body.
Step 4It is important to maintain a proper weight. Reducing your weight and keeping it off is of vital importance to your health. A healthy way to lose weight is to adopt an active lifestyle. Exercise will give you more energy and reduce the risk of heart disease.
It is important to have your blood pressure checked every four to six months. Supplements and nutrients are beneficial, but your health care provider needs to be informed of the changes you are making in your diet and exercise regiments. If you are pregnant have your blood pressure monitored frequently.
Tips & Warnings1. Eat less saturated fats and Salt.
2. Monitor your pressure, frequently.
3. If you experience headaches, sweating, visual disturbances and shortness of breath
it is important to visit your physician right away.
4. Avoid alcohol and quit smoking.