Lower High Blood Pressure

Written by Carmela Slansky
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Worried About the Silent Killer?

High blood pressure, the silent killer, is a problem that many people suffer from. Although no definite causes for high blood pressure have been established, it seems safe to assume that the stresses and strains of daily living do no help, both internal and external. One of the best ways to lower high blood pressure is undoubtedly to slow the pace of life a little, and take time to care for yourself. This is just one of the facts that corroborates the stress as a causal factor theory.

There are many foods that are known to be able to lower high blood pressure. In addition to keep salt levels low, you should include a lot of garlic in your daily diet. Plenty of fresh fruit juices can help balance the salts and trace elements in your blood for better blood pressure control too.

Good Nutrition Can Lower High Blood Pressure

Paying attention to you levels of nutrition can help immensely to lower high blood pressure. When you give your body optimum nutrition it will be able to bring all your body systems into balance. So in particular make sure that you get the full complement of B vitamins (all ease stress), in addition to the antioxidants A, C, and E. Drinking plenty of water is another essential element of blood pressure control as it will give your body yet another means of control.

Any treatment that will lower cholesterol and limit or reduce arterial plaque will also lower high blood pressure. Indeed, many specialist state that arterial plaque is likely a cause of high blood pressure. I must say again here, that anything you can do to improve your overall health, and bring your body systems into balance will probably have a beneficial effect on blood pressure levels too.


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