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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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Walking Exercise Benefits

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Walking exercise is a natural workout without any side effects to human body. A simple walk is something which we all can do in our spare time. It does not require any timings or settings. Just find 30 minutes out of your daily routine and you will be amazed to see benefits from daily walking. Perhaps this is the most low impact exercise with dozens of health benefits. This simple, natural form of exercise is proven and widely adopted by everybody.

Those with no previous workout experience should start with slow walking from 15 to 30 minutes daily. Ensure you use comfortable shoes to minimize blisters and ankle injuries from walking. Once you stick to daily walking schedule you will notice changes in your body strength, stamina, cheerful mood and stronger muscles. Once you are comfortable with daily outdoor schedule increase timings to 30 to 45 minutes of walking. Younger people can adopt brisk walking which is very good for stamina, lungs and body muscle.

Benefits of Walking

There are many benefits of walking which keep our body and vital organs in good shape. Apart from trimming our waistline it also provides health benefits such as healthy heart, good breathing, lowering blood pressure, reducing body fat and strengthening our body muscles.

1. Reduces Weight

2. Cheerful Mood

3.Lowers blood pressure and helps in controlling diabetes

4.Lowers bad cholesterol and increases good cholesterol

5.Increases confidence

These are just few benefits listed here.

Walking Tips

Following tips will help you to avoid injuries and dehydration.

1. Always stretch before doing any major workout even walking. Stretching up and down, moving your arms left and right and taking deep breaths allow your body to warm up.

2. Wear walking shoes which are comfortable during walk.

3. Wear loose clothes such as track suits or jogger suits. They are comfortable and you will enjoy your walk in loose clothes. Wearing clothes in layers is good idea. It helps weather changes suddenly or you are feeling sweating or feeling hot.

4.Carrying a water bottle is good idea.

5.Use reflective tape jackets or bright color clothes in dark. This is very important so that motorist can see you in dark.

6.Avoid wearing polyester or rubberized material clothes as there is no passage for air to pass.

These are few tips for safe and enjoyable walking experience. Please ensure before you bring walking in your daily routine that you consult with your doctor. Your doctor is best person to advise you for exercise schedule based upon your medical and physical condition.

Holding on to daily waking schedule will definitely bring Benefits of Walking.

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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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