About High Blood Pressure and Herbs
This silent killer disease is linked with 70 percent of strokes and 60.5 percent of kidney disease. Statistics show that as many as one billion people worldwide are affected by high blood pressure and the number is growing by the day. Many health organizations including the American Society of Hypertension, Asian Hypertension League, World Stroke Organization, International Diabetes Federation, and others have endorsed the global call to action for recognizing high blood pressure as a major public health priority.
Fortunately, in most instances drug intervention may not be necessarily required, just a change in lifestyle can be sufficient to control or prevent mild or moderately high blood pressure. Stat shedding those extra pounds if you are overweight, include plenty of fresh fruits and vegetables, restrict salty food, give up tobacco, and exercise regularly these measures can help keep your blood pressure at target levels.
Among the many herbs that can serve the purpose, four herbs namely garlic, arjuna, sarpagandha, and olive are discussed here. It must, however, be noted that none of these herbs are substitute for medical attention.
Latest Publication and Research on High Blood Pressure and HerbsMedicinal plants of genus Curculigo: Traditional uses and a phytochemical and ethnopharmacological review. - Published by PubMed
Aluminium and other elements in selected herbal tea plant species and their infusions. - Published by PubMed
Explanatory models of hypertension among Nigerian patients at a University Teaching Hospital. - Published by PubMed
-Gingerol: A Novel AT1 Antagonist for the Treatment of Cardiovascular Disease. - Published by PubMed
Americans' Use of Dietary Supplements That Are Potentially Harmful in CKD. - Published by PubMed