Tips for Having Normal Blood Pressure
It is important to always maintain our blood pressure since its value reflects our health condition significantly. Therefore, having normal blood pressure is one best way to keep bad things away from our health. In order to do so, here are some of the tips for having and keeping normal blood pressure in our life:
Here are some of the tips:
- Reducing your weight if you are overweight.
There are many researches stated that there is close relationship between the body weight and hypertension. If someone is overweight, then she risked three times to suffer heart attack than who doesn’t. So, make your body weight to be reduced (if you are overweight) is the effective way to normalize the blood pressure. It can be described that reducing 2.5 to 5 kg of the body weight could reduce diastolic blood pressure to about 5 mmHg, while if you can reduce 10 kg or more, then it can double the reducing of your blood pressure.
- Reducing the salt consumption.
The prolonged excessive consumption of salt could cause hypertension. From many researches conducted in hypertension patients showed that reducing salt consumption a half of tea spoon per day (from 1 tea spoon to an half tea spoon of salt consumption) could reduce the systolic and diastolic blood pressure to about 5 mmHg and 2.5 mmHg, respectively.
- Consume Fruits and Vegetables.
Potassium could help you to reduce your high blood pressure by means of increasing the excretion of sodium from the body through the urine. Potassium is usually contained in the fresh fruits and vegetables.
- Limit the Alcohol Consumption.
Researches proved that high consume of alcohol beverages (3 glasses or more per day in average) could cause the increasing of blood pressure. Heavy alcohol drinkers having the blood pressure 4 times higher than those who never consume alcohol. If someone who has high blood pressure likes to consume alcohol in high amount, then he should stop his bad habit or he will be risk to suffer heart attack.
- Doing Sports Regularly.
Researches also proved that doing aerobic exercise regularly is very good way to prevent or to cure high blood pressure.
Hopefully, those tips above could work out to help you maintaining your Normal Blood Pressure.
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