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Managing Your High Blood Pressure

In today’s way of life, it is common to stumble upon someone with diabetes or high blood pressure. Although diabetes can be genetic, both blood pressure and diabetes can be caused by our diets, stress, and lack of exercise. The food we consume is so loaded with chemicals and as a result, our bodies are under stress trying to break down all of these toxins. High blood pressure can be caused by a number of things and if you have it, you may want to learn how to manage it to keep your heart in tip-top condition.

 

Get Your Heart Pumping

Naturally exercising is important for any ailment, so if you have the time make sure you take a walk, do some sit-ups, yoga or cycle. If you don’t have the time you should make a point of creating the time. The meanwhile, this game page might help increase your heart rate burning some calories through excitement.

 

Dark Chocoholic

Chocoholics will be pleased to know that cocoa in dark chocolate is one of the natural remedies of bringing HBP down. Dark chocolate contains a plant compound that dilates blood vessels allowing the blood in your stream to flow freely, taking the pressure off your heart in pumping blood.

 

Go Bananas

Foods high in potassium have been scientifically proven to lower blood pressure by eliminating sodium in your bloodstream. Foods high in potassium include bananas, avocado, oranges, tomatoes, potatoes, leafy greens, dairy and tuna, and salmon. There are of course many other foods that have been found beneficial to those with HBP, including nuts and seeds, so be sure to find out if your favorite food fits the bill or foots the bill.

 

Cut Out The Coffee Bean

Unfortunately, caffeine feeds into high blood pressure and can even be the cause of long term HBP. People who drink coffee regularly will find their blood pressure to spike directly after a cuppa. If you are sensitive to caffeine and drink it constantly, try to cut back to lower it.

Hashtag spoiler alert: regular tea also contains caffeine!

 

Anger Management

Well actually stress is the culprit here, but if you do have a temper, try to manage it. Remove yourself from stressful situations as hard as it sounds. Cut back on work hours, take up yoga or meditation, and learn how to harness your stress into soothing meditation which calms the nerves.

 

Quit the Nicotine

Smoking is bad, we know this, but it is especially bad for those with high blood pressure, diabetes, health issues, and other ailments. It causes heart disease and health issues apart from high blood pressure.

 

There are a number of natural remedies you can utilize to improve the health of your blood pressure, you simply have to take the time to do the research. Once you change your lifestyle, you will find your HBP will drop, your heart healthy increases and a risk of a heart attack falls away. Thankfully this happens really fast, but it all depends on your dedication.

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