Our lifestyle affects our health a lot and if we do not take of it, our health goes for a toss. Blood pressure is a very serious health issue, if not taken good care of. It is usually happens because of weight gain, and as well know obesity leads to multiple diseases. It generally does not has any symptoms as such, but high blood pressure boosts the risk of killer diseases, such as, heart attack and stroke, as well as aneurysms, cognitive decline, and kidney failure.
High blood pressure plays a contributing role in more than 15% of deaths in the United States, according to a Harvard study. So it is very important to control it. You can follow the below methods to prevent yourself from high blood pressure:
⦁ Go for power walks
⦁ Breathe deeply and take up meditative exercises such as yoga
⦁ Have potassium-rich fruits an vegetables (such as sweet potatoes, tomatoes, kidney beans, etc.) to lower the risk of high blood pressure
⦁ Be salt smart, and avoid generous use of it
Since there’s no way to tell whether any one individual is sodium sensitive, everyone should lower sodium intake.