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Home Remedies For High Blood Pressure
« on: November 24, 2013, 01:55:47 PM »
Home Remedies For High Blood Pressure

Hypertension or high blood pressure,as it is more commonly known ,is regarded as a silent killer.The fast pace of life and physical pressure caused by the increasingly industrialized and metropolitan environments have a role to play in the rise in blood pressure.Most young adults have blood pressure around 120/80.It increases normally with age,even going upto 160/90.

Symptoms:


    - Pain at the back of head and neck
    - Dizziness
    - Pain in the region of heart
    - Frequent urination
    - Nervous tension
    - Difficulty in breathing
    - Fatigue

Causes:

    - Stress
    - Smoking
    - Obesity
    - Excessive intake of table salt
    - Eating high fat and low fiber diet
    - misleading lifestyle

Home Remedies For High Blood Pressure:

Garlic: Garlic is founded as beneficial in the treatment of high blood pressure.It reduces spams of the small arteries.It can slow down the pulse and modify the heart rhythm and also relives from  dizziness, numbness, and the formation of gas.It may be taken in the form of raw cloves daily for noticeable results.

Lemon: It is a rich source of vitamin P which is found in the juice and peel of the fruit.This vitamin helps to prevent capillary fragility.Grape fruit is also rich source of vitamin P which helps to tone up the arteries.Both are useful to control high blood pressure.

Vegetable juice: Raw vegetable juice especially carrot and spinach juices taken in combination or separately are also beneficial in the treatment of high blood pressure.Combination of 300 ml carrot juice and 200 ml of spinach juice taken daily.

Potato: Boiled potatoes are one of the best remedy to low down the blood pressure.Potatoes are rich in potassium and magnesium present in the vegetable beneficial effects in lowering blood pressure.

Watermelon:
Water melon seeds are found beneficial effects in lowering blood pressure.Dried and roasted should be taken in liberal quantities.

Parsley: Parsley is found beneficial in the treatment of high blood pressure.It contains elements which help to maintain the blood vessels.It keeps arterial system in a healthy condition.Take 20 grams of fresh parsley leaves gently in 250 ml of water for a few minutes.This may be drunk several times a day.
Farhana Israt Jahan
Assistant Professor
Dept. of Pharmacy