Treat High Blood Pressure without Medication

Updated at: Jan 06, 2015
Treat High Blood Pressure without Medication

There are certain lifestyle changes that can help you keep your blood pressure under control. These tips can help you fight high blood pressure problems and keep you away from medications.

Vasudha Bhat
Home RemediesWritten by: Vasudha BhatPublished at: Jan 06, 2015

People who are diagnosed with high blood pressure usually are worried about bringing the number down thus, they take help of medications. Lifestyle has a significant role to play in controlling your blood pressure. If you are able to bring your blood pressure under control with lifestyle changes, there is a high chance that you delay the use of medication dramatically. So, here are few changes that you can make to lower your blood pressure.

Blood Pressure Reduction

Lose Extra Weight

As your weight increases, there are chances that your blood pressure may also increase. Losing just 4.5 kgs can help you reduce blood pressure dramatically. If you lose weight, the effect of medication can be seen to work more effectively. You can consult your doctor to determine the ideal weight.

Blood Pressure Reduction

Eat Healthy Diet

Eat a diet which is rich in grains, fruits, vegetables and low-fat dairy products. Maintain a food diary which contains your eating schedule. Eat foods which have more potassium. Choose fruits and vegetables over supplements.

Reduce Sodium

If you reduce a little amount of sodium in your diet, it would result in reduction of blood pressure by 2 to 8 mm Hg. Limit your sodium to 2,300 milligrams in a day or less. Keep a track of the amount of salt you eat. Read all the food labels and make sure that you pick only low sodium alternatives.

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