High percentage of Indian adults have high blood pressure. It’s one of the most common diseases.
It’s important to diagnose and treat high blood pressure, which is also known as hypertension.
It increases the risk of
-Heart attack, Stroke, Heart and kidney failure
How to Diagnos high BP
Optimal blood pressure -120/80 mmHg.
Pre hypertension is systolic blood pressure 120 -139/80 -89 mmHg.
Hypertension is diagnosed when your blood pressure is >140/90 on two or more office visits.
What is Risk factors associated.
The risk factors for hypertension are
Age, obesity, high salt, alcohol, a sedentary lifestyle, family history.
Natural ways to lower blood pressure
Exercise, diet and losing weight can truly lower your blood pressure.
Daily requirement of sodium-1500mg (2,500 mg of sodium in one teaspoon of salt)
Reduced sodium just means it’s 30 percent less sodium than the comparable food product.
It’s an eating plan, vegetables, fruit and low-fat dairy, as well as whole grains, fish and reduced amounts of fat.
food having lots of salt
frozen ingredients, soups, meats, cheese ketchup and Bread.
food and seasonings having low salts
such as basil, cinnamon, chili powder, cumin, ginger, marjoram, oregano, parsley, rosemary and tumeric.
Losing weight and exercising consistently can lower your blood pressure by 5 to 10 mmHg.
90 minutes of vigorous exercise a week or 180 minutes of moderate exercise a week to see a benefit.
3.Control your periodontal(dental) infection
strong positive association between increased subgingival colonization by A. actinomycetemcomitans, P. gingivalis, T. forsythia and T.
denticola (etiologic bacterial burden) and prevalent hypertension. So periodontal health is prime importance for controlling