The silent killer: Hypertension

Treatment for Hypertension

Hypertension is also called High blood pressure. It is a long-term medical condition. Hypertension is a condition in which the force of blood against the artery walls is too high. The normal blood pressure is 140/90 more than this turns to hypertension. The continuous increased blood pressure may cause heart disease, stroke, and sometimes death. The death due to hypertension is 7.6 million per annum worldwide. To control high blood pressure lifestyle adjustment is important. here are some points to get a healthy heart-

1)Regularly Exercise= regular physical exercise is important for normal blood pressure. The person with hypertension should do at least 75 min aerobic exercise. Simple exercise should be done regularly. Walking is easy and done by everyone.
2)Stress reduction= Stress is the cause of hypertension. so to manage that is important. Learning to manage stress or avoid stress is very much important. Meditation is the best way to reduce stress. other is warm bath and yoga also reduce stress.
3)Medication =the patient should take time to time medication for normal blood pressure. the dose may be given in a single dose or in combination depending on the patient’s stage of hypertension. the category of drugs are- Diuretics,beta-blocker, alpha-blocker, calcium channel blocker, cental agonist, peripheral adrenergic inhibitor, vasodilation, Angiotensin-converting enzyme(ACE) inhibitors, Angiotensin receptor blocker.

4)Diet = it is most important for normal blood pressure. Always follow a proper diet for healthy blood pressure. Reduce salt intake because it has the ability to open sodium channels which may cause hypertension. Eating a more fatty diet is the cause of hypertension. always eat a fresh, healthy, and protein-rich diet. eat fresh fruit and vegetables.

For normal blood pressure avoid alcohol consumption, and smoking. Excess body weight can contribute to hypertension. so for normal blood pressure exercise regularly, meditate in the morning, take time to time medication and follow a proper diet.

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