Life is not a bed of roses and it shows its true colours in the form of various ailments and diseases. One of them is hypertension. The results of hypertension are heart diseases, heart failure, coronary artery disease, kidney failure, stroke and retinopathy (the damage caused to the blood vessels through which blood is supplied to the area of the eye which is sensitive to light). To avoid inviting these unfortunate problems you need to follow some home remedies that are simple but effective.
What to eat to bring your pressure down to normal
1) Increase the intake of foods rich in vitamin C like citrus fruits, green leafy vegetables, strawberries etc., 2) Magnesium-rich foods like soya beans, broccoli, beans, tomatoes, wheat germ, tofu, squash, etc., 3) Foods rich in calcium like yogurt, milk, cheese, butter, salmon, broccoli, leafy vegetables, etc., 4) Potassium rich foods like grapefruits, asparagus, tomatoes, grapes, corn, apricots, dates, cucumbers, etc. 5) Have 3-5 tablespoons of apple cider vinegar daily. It is known to have brought down blood pressure.
What to avoid
1) Avoid cooking with too much common salt. 2) Avoid commercial salad dressings, commercial sauces. 3) Avoid smoking and limit your alcohol intake.
Activities: Physical activities and exercises are a must. Keeping the weight under control reduces the risks of hypertension affecting the body.
Your healthy is your wealth. There may be several reasons to worry about. But there can never be anything more important than your health. Women should remember that they are the only people who know what’s best for your families. Their hypertension will not bring any benefit to their families. So, it’s better to be wise and start taking care.