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High blood pressure is a common disease in which blood flows through blood vessels, or arteries, at higher than normal pressures. Blood pressure is the force of blood pushing against the walls of your arteries as the heart pumps blood. High blood pressure, sometimes called hypertension

You probably have high blood pressure (hypertension) if your blood pressure readings are consistently 140 over 90, or higher, for over a number of weeks.You also may have hypertension if just one of the numbers is higher than it should be consistently.
High blood pressure can also increase the risk of Heart attack , stroke ,chronic kidney disease ,
possibly decline in memory.

To lower high blood doctor usually recommend to adapt healthy lifestyle changes like heart healthy eating pattern. Here are some of the ways to lower your high blood pressure.Eat a healthy diet that includes fruits,vegetables,whole grains and low fat dairy products.This diet plan is known as DASH (Dietary Approaches to Stop Hypertension).



Make exercise your habit if you want to control your high blood pressure. Exercise not only control your blood pressure, it also a way to ease stress. It also gives you more energy.Daily exercise of about 30 minute can lower your blood pressure by about 5 to 8 mm Hg. Its vital to be consistent if you have high blood pressure because it can rise again if you stop exercising.

To improve your blood pressure reading you should be aiming for a healthy weight because blood pressure often increases as your weight increase so lose extra weight and watch your waist.

Quit smoking

Quit smoking because smoking can increase your blood pressure even  after you finish. Quitting smoking can improve your overall health and Respiratory system and can reduce the risk of heart disease.

Reduce sodium intake because it can improve your blood pressure as well as you heart health.

Manage stress because stress leads to high blood pressure, heart disease ,obesity and diabetes.
To manage stress Indulge in Physical Activity, get some sleep, try some relaxation techniques.
Managing stress has a lot of benefits like it help eliminates unnecessary energy drain, Impatience, irritability, anger decrease. Memory, focus, other brain functions improve etc.

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