Zee Media Bureau
New Delhi: Have you got high blood pressure? It is a chronic medical condition that increases the risk of developing many health related problems like heart disease, stroke and kidney failure. High blood pressure is also known as the silent killer due to it having no symptoms.
Though there are many medicines but one can manage high blood pressure without taking pills by simply making certain changes in lifestyle.
Here are some simple tips to manage high blood pressure:
One should start jogging daily as it gives many health benefits, improves oxygen uptake and lowering blood pressure. Any physical activities can help lower blood pressure by strengthening the heart so it can pump more blood with less effort.
Consume yogurt everyday as it reduces the risk of developing high blood pressure.
Include potassium-rich foods, such as bananas in your daily diet as it controls the balance of fluids in the body and helps to lower blood pressure.
Consume less salt
One should not consume too much of salt as it increases the volume and pressure of blood in your arteries that leads to high blodd pressure.
If you want to manage high blood pressure then lose weight. Excess weight makes your heart work harder and the strain can increase the risk of high blood pressure.
One of the best way to maintain blood pressure is by quiting smoking. Cigarettes stimulates your body to produce adrenaline that makes your heart beat faster and raises the blood pressure, making your heart work harder.