What raises blood pressure?

Why jumps pressure and how to prevent it?

Basically the circulatory system is a system of pipes - the veins and arteries, through which flows a liquid - blood.

Note! Increase in blood pressure can cause damage in this complex system, and the effects can be fatal - danger of untreated hypertension include myocardial infarction and stroke. Therefore, if you have been diagnosed with hypertension, you need to follow the advice of a doctor.

Certainly not escape from drugs. You have to remember that they reduce pressure on a regular basis, and this means that after cessation of treatment it starts to grow.

Note! Eliminate the life of what stirs the blood.

To minimize the risk of hypertension?

Although not always possible to determine the cause of hypertension, we know what he favors. So if you have trouble with maintaining proper pressure or you are at risk (one parent is ill), just in case unsubscribe from what it raises.

Note! 139/89 mmHG - but can be up to your pressure. When it is higher, contact your doctor. 

Cigarette smoking promotes hypertension

Nicotine constricts blood, and this causes the blood with increasing difficulty forced through the arteries, and the pressure increases.

Beware of alcohol and coffee

Excess alcohol perpetuates hypertension.

Note! Impunity can drink 1-2 drinks or 2-3 glasses of wine or 0.5 liters of beer once a week.

For coffee careful especially if you drink it once in a while, because it turns out that for people who reach for it regularly, does not affect the pressure. Worse, those who drink it occasionally.

Dangerous drugs with hypertension

Even the seemingly innocuous (eg. flu) can be dangerous for people prone to high pressure. Pay attention to those that contain ephedra, because they can be the cause of pressure peaks.

Eliminate salt

If you are struggling with high blood pressure should not consume more than half a teaspoon of salt a day.

Note! Pay special attention to processed foods (eg. canned meats) and unhealthy snacks (eg. salted peanuts, crisps and crackers), because they have a lot of salt).

You need to lose weight

The loss of 1 kg results in a decrease in blood pressure of 2-3 mmHg and 10 kg up to 20-30 mmHg. Adult man who does not work physically, it is sufficient up to 2000 kcal per day.

Note! To lose weight, limit yourself to 1500 kcal.

Eat 4-5 small meals a day. Cancel sweets and fatty foods.

Do not stress

It is not easy nowadays, but it's worth a try, because the long-term constant voltage causes increased blood pressure.

Note! Will help you loosen up a simple exercise: close your eyes, cover your ears with his hands, elbows swing from side to side and take five deep breaths. Lay down your arms and relax your muscles.

Repeat this exercise whenever you upset.


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