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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

2. Medication for stage1 & stage2

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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How to stop high blood pressure

The best way to stop high blood pressure is to adopt a healthy lifestyle and take doctor prescribed medication. Healthy lifestyle starts with maintaining good eating habits and bringing exercise in your daily routine. How would you maintain good health? Let's start with food our life revolves around it. If you follow a healthy eating plan which includes green vegetables, fresh fruits and low fat dairy products. Maintain intake of salt and sodium in low quantity to lower blood pressure. Moderate you’re eating habits taking meals on time and in moderation will keep weight in check. Avoid or moderate alcoholic beverages. Follow these basic steps and you will find remarkable change in your health. This healthy lifestyle habits will help you to prevent blood pressure from going out of control.

Another important factor is keeping your body weight in check. The extra pound in body weight you carry can lead to high blood pressure and cardiovascular diseases. People who are overweight have more chances of developing high blood pressure than those with right BMI (Body Mass Index). One should keep body weight according to BMI index to avoid high blood pressure from developing. Be physically active. Bring some exercise routine in your life such as daily 15-30 minutes walk or lightweight exercise or playing active sports. There are many weight watcher programs, which claim of reducing weight in days or weeks. There program work but for brief period, once you stop following these program you quickly start gaining weight.

Best way is to do exercise which are natural and require less effort in the beginning. Walking, aerobics, yoga, breathing techniques are such exercise which you will have enjoy and require less effort in the beginning. If your body is not tuned to active workout start your exercise with stretching for 5-10 minutes. The initial stretching will open muscles and body will be more tuned to workout. Do stretching after you finish your exercise routine. This helps body to cool down and come back to normal state. By exercise and eating healthy food you can cut down on fat and calories which will help to keep body in good shape and good spirit. Also it will help in stopping high blood pressure According to research medication, lifestyle changes and exercise when used in balanced approach reduce elevated blood pressure.

Blood Pressure Rule

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

2. Adopt exercise in your daily schedule.

3. Take less salt and sodium.

4. Add fresh vegetables and fresh fruits in your diet.

5. Moderate or avoid alcoholic beverages.

6. Add healthy nuts and seeds such as Walnut and Flax and pumpkin seeds.

7. Add important Omega-3 in your diet. Fresh water Salmon has lot of Omega-3.

8. Monitoring your blood pressure using blood pressure monitoring tool alerts you in case you have high blood pressure.

9. Take doctor prescribed medication, if you have high blood pressure.

10. Take low fat dairy products.

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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

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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