How to Maintain Blood Pressure


                                       How to Maintain Blood Pressure


Meditation

The main benefit of meditation is your body get relaxed. During meditation, the mind and body become extremely relaxed, which lowers cortisol levels. Because mindfulness meditation reduces stress and anxiety, it has other important benefits, such as: reducing the onset and severity of migraine, reducing symptoms of PMS in women, reducing pain joint and muscle pain, and more. Wherever you feel tension in the body, meditation can relieve the stress that causes this stiffness and ultimately, revive the body's cells.

 Yoga

Yoga can reduce stress-related hypertension. It calms the sympathetic nervous system and slows the heart while keep the muscles and mind to relax deeply.

Pranayama can also be extremely beneficial. Studies show that conscious breathing quickly lowers blood pressure. Practicing pranayama while lying down stimulates the breathing to escape a state of relaxation without force. During sitting, keep your spine straight and lift your chest while holding your head in Jalandhara Bandha, so that your heart does not contract.

Regular Exercise

Regular Exercise can help you maintain blood pressure. You should try aerobic exercise of moderate intensity for at least two and a half hours a week or half an hour per day. Aerobic exercises, such as running, boxing, cycling are exercises in which your heart beats harder and you use more oxygen than usual.

Dark Chocolate

Instead of a bowl of ice cream or some sweet dish, you would prefer to eat a bar of dark chocolate. A chocolate containing more than 80% cocoa which can lower blood pressure by inhibiting angiotensin converting enzyme (ACE), as an ACE inhibitor you would get in pharmacy. Angiotensin is a powerful chemical that contracts muscles around blood vessels, increasing blood pressure.

Oranges

Oranges contain a lot of vitamin C, which brings great benefits to the circulatory system, especially small capillaries that deliver blood from the arteries directly to the cells. Vitamin C is essential for the formation of collagen, the most important building material for the production and maintenance of this "microcirculation". It is also another powerful antioxidant.

If you don’t like oranges, you can still get Vitamin C from many other foods like Lemons, peppers, broccoli, pineapple and strawberries.

Quit Smoking

Smoking is a habit that can aggravate almost any health problem. With each cigarette, the blood pressure increases temporarily. In the long term, smoking can aggravate health problems related to high blood pressure by damaging the blood vessels and arteries and causing inflammation of the entire body.

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