Home Remedies for High Blood Pressure / Hypertension

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Home Remedies for High Blood Pressure / Hypertension
What is High Blood Pressure?

High blood pressure (hypertension), often called a silent killer, is the pressure of the blood in the arteries. Blood pressure is typically recorded as the systolic pressure (as the heart beats) over the diastolic pressure (time between two beats). A consistent blood pressure reading of 140/90 mm Hg or higher is considered high blood pressure. Untreated, high blood pressure will cause heart attacks, strokes, kidney failure, injury to the brain and eyes.

Common Causes of High Blood Pressure


Causes of High Blood Pressure: Obesity


Genetic factors

Excessive alcohol

Birth control pills

Causes of High Blood Pressure: Birth Control Pills

Pain relievers

Other underlying causes may include:

Kidney diseases

Adrenal diseases

Abnormal blood vessels

Eclampsia / Pre-eclampsia in pregnant women

Thyroid diseases

Causes of High Blood Pressure: Thyroid

Home Remedies for High blood Pressure

Tip 1:

Celery contains high levels of 3-N-butylphthalide, a kind of photochemical that helps a lot in controlling high blood pressure level. You can eat a few stalks of celery as a simple snack daily.

Home Remedies for High blood Pressure: Celery

Tip 2:

Vegetables such as carrots, spinach and parsley play a significant role in lowering blood pressure. Take a glass of juice made of these vegetables twice a day to help keep your blood pressure under control.

Tip 3:

Indian gooseberry (Amla) is an effective home remedy for high blood pressure. Mix 1 tablespoon of fresh amla juice with an equal amount of honey. Take this mixture daily in the morning before your breakfast.

Home Remedies for High blood Pressure: Amla

Tip 4:

Boiled potatoes are essential for lowering blood pressure. The magnesium and potassium present in the vegetable are very effective in lowering blood pressure.

Tip 5:

Grapefruit is another remedy that is useful in preventing high blood pressure. The vitamin content in the fruit helps in toning the blood vessels.

Tip 6:

A clove of garlic is highly recommended for high blood pressure. Consume one to two cloves of garlic daily with your meals.

Home Remedies for High blood Pressure: Garlic

Tip 7:

Watermelon seeds are also a good remedy for high blood pressure. Take some dry roasted seeds and grind them up. Add the seeds to 2 cups of water and boil for about 15 minutes. Strain the liquid and consume daily in the morning and evening.

Tip 8:

Make a mixture of 1 teaspoon each of honey and ginger juice with 1 teaspoon of cumin powder, stir well and consume this mixture twice a day for treating high blood pressure.

Home Remedies for High blood Pressure: Honey and Ginger Juice

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