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.
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.