2021 March 25 5 min read
First of all, it is important to clarify when we are talking about high blood pressure? If the blood pressure is above 140/90 mmHg, we can talk about high blood pressure. In order to establish this diagnosis, blood pressure measured at least 3 different times under resting conditions is necessary. Multiple measurements are necessary to establish a diagnosis because blood pressure values can fluctuate significantly spontaneously. Our blood pressure changes from minute to minute depending on the time of day and is influenced by external conditions and our internal state of mind also determines our blood pressure value. Therefore, it would be wrong to state from a diagnosis that we have hypertension, because the results of a test are not yet completely authoritative.
Unfortunately, high blood pressure is now considered a common disease in Hungary. High blood pressure is most often the cause of serious cardiovascular diseases.
But what can cause high blood pressure? What could be behind this?
Symptoms of high blood pressure:
High blood pressure causes no or barely noticeable symptoms at first. So often, instead of the symptom, the patient perceives the serious consequences of hypertension only afterwards. Therefore, prevention is extremely important and we should consult a doctor as soon as possible if we encounter the following symptoms:
What should I do to get better? Many people ask themselves this..
Well, lifestyle change also plays a big role in the treatment of both diabetes and hypertension.
Foods to avoid:
These are, among other things, inflammatory factors
Recommended dietary supplements:
Rosehip is a perfect choice among medicinal plants, as it is rich in Mg and vitamin C. Lemongrass tea: because it has a stress-relieving effect. Ginko biloba, which improves circulation in the area of small blood vessels, and white mistletoe (soaked cold).
Can I take a sauna if I have high blood pressure?
The traditional Finnish sauna is not recommended for people with high blood pressure, but people with high blood pressure can safely take an infrared sauna by introducing it into our lives in moderation and gradually. that is, in case of high blood pressure, we can achieve a reduction with it. It also restores low blood pressure due to vasodilation, but the improvement is more significant in the case of hypertensive patients, but it is important to ask the advice of our treating physician before doing so.
+ 1 tip: EXERCISE, EXERCISE!
Exercise at least 30 minutes 4-5 times a week. There is no need for movement requiring great effort, no need to train until you suffocate. Continuous load is required. Such as. running, cycling, swimming, hiking or a short walk. Regular exercise can lower your blood pressure by up to 5-10 mmHg.
One thing is certain, exercise and a healthy diet are the secret of a long life!
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