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8 Easy Ways to Manage Blood Pressure

Blood Pressure is basically the pressure of the blood in the complete circulatory system. Blood pressure is important as it is related to our heart beat and the blood flow through the artery walls. Mainly people suffer from high or low blood pressure. For low blood pressure people suffer from weakness and a bad immune system. But high blood pressure is much more dangerous. High blood pressure is controlled by medicine but it is really necessary to have a healthy life style which will help you to manage the blood pressure. A well-managed blood pressure will keep you healthy and fit.

8 Easy Ways to Manage Blood Pressure

Now let us check 8 easy ways to manage blood pressure:

Eat a healthy diet
A good diet chart must be maintained with lot of nutrients in it. Add lot of fruits, vegetables, fish, leaned protein, skimmed or low fat dairy products. Try to increase the potassium level and lower the sodium level in your food.

Reduce weight
Overweight is harmful for you especially in case of blood pressure. Try to reduce weight. Know your BMI and try to control your waistline and body weight accordingly.

Work out regularly
A healthy life style is very much necessary to have a balanced body weight. Try to exercise regularly, at least for half an hour. This will help to have a better blood circulation. Exercise can be in any form swimming, jogging, brisk walk, dancing, etc.

Put a limit to alcohol
Limit the quantity of alcohol you intake. Excessive drinking will raise your blood pressure level.

Stop smoking
Stop smoking. Smoking increases the blood pressure. The presence of nicotine in tobacco is not good for your health.

Limit to caffeine
Limit your tea and coffee at twice daily. As studies say too much caffeine especially at night does not help you to have proper sleep, moreover it may increase the blood pressure level.

Be stress free
Stress and depression does not help you. It causes severe health problems. Try to keep yourself away from stress. Stress also helps to higher your blood pressure. Give yourself time to relax, do yoga, meditation, spend time with friends, this will surely help you.

Also read: How to handle Depression or Anxiety

Be cautious
Read the label whenever you buy something to eat. Check out the cholesterol, saturated fat, sugar, sodium content in it. Be a smart shopper. Try to avoid processed food or frozen foods.

Check your blood pressure regularly at home, keep a monitor on it also, consult your doctor. Also have some healthy habits, have lot of water, eat green leafy vegetables, whole grains and whole lot of fruits and nuts which will help you to have a controlled blood pressure.

About Indrani Banerjee

Indrani Banerjee
Indrani is born and brought up in West Bengal-the state which is enriched with culture. Her educational qualification consists of Masters in English and Masters in Human Resource. She loves to deal with people and keeps desire to do something remarkable as she believes that there are only two resources on the earth-one is environment and another is human that’s why career wise she works as an HR Generalist. Reading and writing on varied articles is one of her desired extra curriculum activity. She loves to talk, spend quality time with friends and family. She is quiet travel freak. Among her hobbies cooking will take a very important place. She loves to do embroidery and paintings. Rather than that she is from a cultural background so dancing and painting is also added in her extra curriculum activities. For her family is most important and she lives for them .And she also believes whatever she is today because of them. She believes in God. She always believes that:”Learn from yesterday, live for today and hope for tomorrow”.

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