5 Managing High Blood Pressure Tidbits
The anti-inflammatory and anti-oxidant properties of asafoetida help alleviate digestion problems like upset stomach, intestinal gas, intestinal worms, flatulence, and irritable bowel syndrome (IBS). It is also acts as an excellent laxative and prevents constipation.
Cut down on sodium. Try to use herbs and spices to add flavor to your food rather than salt.
Consume fruits and veggies rich in potassium like bananas and sweet potatoes as potassum lessens the effects of sodium.
Get your blood pressure checked at regular intervals. The reading should not go beyond 140/90. If it goes beyond that consult your physician about it.
Maintaining a healthy weight can help in regulation of blood pressure. If your BMI (weight to height ratio) is greater than 25 you need to lose weight. A 30 minute moderate exercise in 3 segments is recommended for everyone with high BP.