Lowering Blood Pressure Naturally Through Weight Loss And Exercise
Prescription medications are not the only solution to managing high blood pressure. Simple lifestyle changes that you do can significantly help in lowering blood pressure naturally and also reduce your risk of developing heart disease.
High blood pressure or hypertension, is a condition wherein the systolic pressure is 140 and above or the diastolic pressure is 90 and above. Many people diagnosed with this disorder start to worry and immediately think that they need to take a medicine to lower these numbers. However, many are not aware that their lifestyle is an essential factor in lowering blood pressure naturally. Controlling blood pressure through a healthy and active lifestyle can reduce the need for drug supports.
Regular exercise or physical activity will help in lowering blood pressure naturally. It is recommended that you exercise at least 30 minutes four to five times a week. The key is to be consistent. It's easy to fall off the exercise track so working out with a buddy or signing up for an online exercise diary may help.
Regular exercise can also help your prevent you from developing a more severe form of hypertension. Discuss with your physician about different exercise programs. Your physician can evaluate you if you need any restrictions for exercise.
Fast walking and mild strength training done for only 10 minutes during the day can bring many benefits already in lowering blood pressure naturally. It is important that you are consistent and donít just try to make up for all your exercise during the weekends. It is more harmful if you suddenly engage in strenuous activities.
There are multiple herbs and plant extracts that may have a positive effect on high blood pressure. In Traditional Chinese Medicine, high blood pressure is the imbalance of yin and yang, and more specifically, a dysfunctional liver. A TCM doctor would thus prescribe various blood pressure remedies based on healing the liver first. Pueria, gingko biloba, jiaogulan are all herbs used in TCM for managing high blood pressure. These extracts and more are found in our OPTIMUM BLOOD PRESSURE SUPPORT