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How To Deal With High Blood Pressure (Hypertension)?

Aug 17, 2007
With the increasing age you may find your blood pressure touching the skies too. It may be due to some of the many reasons like being overweight, poor diet, lack of exercise and many other things. It is very important to take care of your health in such condition. Stress also increases your chances of high blood pressure

- Home Remedies for High Blood Pressure

* Chewing celery can bring down your high blood pressure level. It helps in lowering your blood pressure by relaxing the muscles, lining the arteries. Having at least four stalks a day can bring a major difference in lowering the blood pressure.

* Eating one clove of garlic either raw or in one of the meals also helps in reducing blood pressure.

* Being stress free is very important. Cuddling your pet or playing with it can bring down your pressure in minutes.

* Have a great exercise routine to be followed everyday. Aerobics is the one of the ways to deal with it. Avoid isometrics exercises such as weight lifting.

* Join a laughter club, get your frustration out and enjoy laughs with your friends. Being unhappy, frustrated or angry can make things worse.

* Keep a good eye on your weight; being over-weight just makes things harder for you.

* Turn vegetarian as it may ease your problem of high blood pressure.

* Have nutmeg or sarsaswat powder in warm milk.

* Lessen your salt-intake.

* Avoid alcohol too.

* Increase calcium and potassium intake to help the high blood pressure problem. Some of the fruits and vegetables with high potassium and calcium content are apricots, prunes, bananas, pumpkin, milk, stewed tomatoes, dry peas and beans, orange juice, peaches, spinach, broccoli, turnip greens, cheese, salmon, yogurt and many more.

* Eat one papaya every morning on empty stomach daily for a month. After eating this do not eat for next two hours.

* In a 1:1 proportion, mix onion juice with honey. Have two tablespoon of this mixture once a day for 1-2 weeks.

* Powder 100 gm each of melon and poppy seeds. Mix these together and store it. Have it twice a day with water.

* Have a mixture of one teaspoon honey, one teaspoon ginger juice and one teaspoon cumin powder twice a day.

* You can have juices made of garlic, basil, wheatgrass, carrot, beetroot, cucumber or orange.

* Practicing asanas like shavasan, padmasan, vajrasan, dhanurasan, paschimottasan, konasan, mataysana and matsyendrasan on regular basis can make a lot of difference in your high blood pressure level.

Warning: The reader of this article should exercise all precautionary measures while following instructions on the home remedies from this article. Avoid using any of these products if you are allergic to it. The responsibility lies with the reader and not with the site or the writer.
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