Hypertension or High Blood Pressure is one of the prominent diseases that is becoming part of our lives. Every third person in a row is suffering with this life-threatening disease. Though regular medication and slight changes in lifestyle helps in controlling your blood pressure, yet it is not 100% curable.
Taking strong medication and following tough lifestyle schedule can become monotonous at times. Therefore, here are few tips and home remedies that will help you lower down your blood pressure easily and will help you keep your blood pressure in check, and avoid the long-term health pitfalls associated with prolonged hypertension:
Home Remedies for Hypertension
A research conducted by the researchers of Iran University of Medical Sciences in 2010, had shown that 200gms of tomatoes eaten at daily basis helps in reducing blood pressure slowly. Thus, eating a tomato enriched soup everyday will combat with your high blood pressure.
Herbs and Spices
There are many herbs and spices that we consume in our everyday life without actually analyzing the benefits that we get from them. In a study conducted in 2009, stated that fresh garlic has many potent cardio-protective properties. Similarly cinnamon and cardamom holds many useful anti-oxidants that treat high blood pressure. Moreover, onions, olives and oregano could also be taken regularly for reducing your pressure levels.
Turmeric possesses a property with the help of which it decreases inflammation throughout the body that is one of the chief reasons for increasing blood pressure. When taken alongside non-irradiated black pepper, the primary active ingredient of which is piperine, turmeric is a powerhouse at loosening up blood vessels and clearing the build-up that often leads to high blood pressure. Turmeric is also a natural blood thinner, which is another way this powerful herb aids in the fight against hypertension.
Coconut water is rich in potassium, electrolyte and many more important nutrients that significantly help in reducing high blood pressure. When consumed with mauby, a tropical drink made from buckthorn tree bark, coconut water does wonders in reducing blood pressure levels.
Green tea is highly infused with anti-oxidants and properties that helps in reducing blood pressure levels. A cup of green tea taken twice a day also controls your body pressure.
Eat just a handful of truly raw almonds every day and see the significant difference that is shows to your blood pressure levels. Raw Almonds is a key component of the Dietary Approaches to Stop Hypertension Diet, also known as DASH, raw almonds are rich in mono-unsaturated fats, which have been scientifically proven to help lower blood cholesterol levels, reduce arterial inflammation, and ultimately lower blood pressure levels. Even though they are high in fat and calories, they help promote weight loss and building of lean muscle mass.
I hope, these simple home remedies will help you lead a happy life with controlled blood pressure.