5 natural ways to lower your blood pressure

Sep 06, 2012 No Comments by

High blood pressure is a common problem, a problem that can seem harmless, but can turn out to be life threatening eventually. High blood pressure is not lethal on its own, but it can cause a heart attack or a stroke, which can turn out to be lethal. If you find out that you’re blood pressure is high, make sure to do something about it as quick as possible! Medicine doesn’t have to be the answer, there are many natural ways to treat high blood pressure as well.


Five ways to lower blood pressure


It’s always good to stay as close to the nature as possible. Sometimes it’s necessary to include medication in the treatment of various health conditions, but sometimes it’s enough to use natural methods. High blood pressure can be treated in many ways, and here are some of the natural methods which can be used.

  1. Lose some weight

Are you a little bit to heavy? Or much to heavy for that matter? It’s important to do something about it before it’s too late and you need to start right away! Take a power walk every morning, take the stairs instead of the elevator and things like that. Weight loss will help lower your blood pressure.


  1. Include bananas and oranges in your diet

You need to include potassium in your diet, and you can find quite large amounts of it in bananas and orange juice for example. Remember to make your own juice, it’s a lot healthier!


  1. Stop smoking

Are you a smoker? It’s time to stop, and you need to do it now! By quitting, you might get a little lower blood pressure, and it will make it a lot easier for you to start exercise on a regular basis, which is a must if you want to lower your blood pressure in order to stay healthy.


  1. Get rid of the stress

Everybody can feel a bit stressed from time to time, but it’s important that it doesn’t become a habit. Too much stress can be dangerous and by reducing the stress, it will be possible for you to lower the blood pressure a lot. Find a good way to do it, it doesn’t matter if it’s yoga, reading a good book or jogging that helps you relax.


  1. Cut down on salt

A diet rich in salt can be a bit dangerous. Plenty of salt isn’t good for the blood pressure. Try to avoid large amounts of salt in the diet, that will be the best you can do for your health.


These are just a few of the ways to lower blood pressure. It’s all natural ways, and all of them works. Try to find a way that works for you and your lifestyle, and stick to it in order to get a lot healthier!


About the author

My name is Tezz and I'm a 29-years-old mother of 2. I spend most of my time at soccer practice, hockey practice or floor ball practice with my sons, but I also enjoy exercising myself. I love zumba, aerobics, jogging and of course power walking. My interest in health and training has grown since I became a mom. It all started when I wanted to lose a few extra pounds that I gained during my pregnancies, but it increased to become an honest interest in exercising and today I find it important to have a healthy lifestyle. I've also worked as a skincare consultant for a couple of years and I love beauty related topics just as much as health related topics. I love makeup and skincare and I'm looking forward to share my hobbies with you!
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