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Hypertension Highlights

Diet, Exercise & Weight

High blood pressure has many names such as hypertension, HBP or HTN, this is a stage where blood pressure is at elevated level more than normal pressure in the arteries.

Highlights of High Blood Pressure

1. Maintain a healthy weight and don't be overweight.

2. Be more physically active.

3. Take less salt and sodium.

4. Fresh vegetables and fresh fruits and low-fat dairy products.

5. Moderate or avoid alcoholic beverages.

6. Exercise for 30 minutes or more



Causes of Blood Pressure

Genetic, Stress, Environment ....

The causes of High Blood Pressure can be due to genetic, enviornment, stress and other medical complications. factors.

1. Due to Environment.

2. Due to stress work related or personal

3. Due to gentic factors.

4. Other medical complications.



Hypertension Risk Factor

High Blood Pressure Risk Factor

The undetected high blood pressure is a silent killer. The undetected high blood pressure can lead to heart failure, kidney faliures etc. Do you know two thirds of Americans over age 60 have hypertension. Latest study show hypertension is also becoming more common in children and teenagers.

1. Heart stroke

2. Kidney failure

3. Eye bleeding etc

4. Increases health risk.



Hypertension Symptoms

High Blood Pressure Symptoms

The silent symptom of high blood pressure makes it deadly disease. Once detected either at early stage or at advance stage drastic changes are needed in lifestyle and in some case medication will be necessary.

1. Changes in lifestyle

2. Experience pain in head and neck when waking up.

3. Dizziness

4. Due to Fatigue

5. Heart Pain

6. Palpitations

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BP Treatment

High Blood Pressure Treatment

High Blood Pressure diseases can not be treated with over the shelf medication. Patients with hypertension symptoms need consultation with physicians for medication, lifestyle change, and diet plan to lower blood pressure.

1. lifestyle changes for
PreHypertension

2. Medication for stage1 & stage2
Hypertension

3. Diet plan

4. Combination of medication

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Hypertension Tips

High Blood Pressure Tips

Use followinmg 10 tips to control high blood pressure

1. Low in take of salt & Sodium

2. Quit smoking

3. Quit Alcohol

4. Eat vegetables & Fruits

5. Eat low-fat diary products

6. Exercise for 30 minutes

7. Medication as advised

8. Monitor blood pressure

9. Note your BP readings

10. Maintain your weight

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Yoga for Blood Presssure

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Many people have benefited by Yoga to lower blood pressure. This is a ancient yogic science which is union between mind and body. Yoga for blood pressure is one of the best exercise routine to lower high blood pressure or Hypertension. Yoga pushes you towards a state where mind and body are in union and in comfortable state. Some of the yoga poses are simple to follow and if done correctly will show better results.

Unlike other exercises in which pressure is on muscle and blood vessels here it is less pressure on body and heart. Different Yoga postures, if done correctly help in optimizing vital organs and making body work efficiently.

Yoga is very effective in combating the cause of blood pressure and helps in controlling blood pressure. Yoga postures (Asamas Sanskrit word) bring calmness in mind, lowers thought process and gives increased concentration. Also it reduces anxiety, stress and stabilizes nervous system.

There are many therapeutic benefits of Yoga. Yoga exercises are combination of physical, breathing and some are based on Pranayama. The exercises are geared towards achieving total health both physical and spiritual.

Yoga Poses (Asanas) for Blood Pressure

Yoga Sukhasana

There are many yoga poses which help in controlling or lowering high blood pressure. These simple yoga poses help in strengthening body, bones, slowing metabolism, healthy heart and lungs and creating a tranquil environment in mind. TO start with yoga Sukhasana is simple pose and does not require training to master it. It is a simple cross-legged pose where one follows his or her own breathing. This is great exercise to strengthen your spine and reduce tension in mind. More information on yoga for blood pressure read

Pranayama (Breathing Technique) for Blood Pressure

Pranayama is way to control your breathing and reduce stress on your mind. Any stress on mind disturbs breathing and puts pressure on heart. Pranayam helps in achieving coordination between breathing rhythm and heart and it results into better blood circulation in body. The controlled breathing helps in maintaining the stability of mind and brings calmness in mind. Information on Pranayama for blood pressure ..... read

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Blood Pressure Reading Chart

Following table gives details about blood pressure reading and how to understand each stage of blood pressure.

Blood Pressure Chart

Systolic
Pressure
Diastolic
Pressure
Current Condition
What to do
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Below 120 Below 80 Normal Blood Pressure Adopt a healthy lifestyle [read more]
120 - 139 80 - 89 Prehypertension Adopt a healthy lifestyle [read more]
140 - 159 90 - 99 Stage 1 hypertension Adopt a healthy lifestyle
Medication Required
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Above 160 Above 100 Stage 2 hypertension Adopt a healthy lifestyle
Medication Required
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PLEASE CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR, DON'T DEPEND ON THIS BLOOD PRESSURE CHART - PLEASE NOTE
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